The Battle Of Harlem Heights NY 1776

harlem_heightsThe Battle of Harlem Heights was fought during the New York and New Jersey campaign of the American Revolutionary War. The action took place in what is now the Morningside Heights and east into the future Harlem neighborhoods of northwestern Manhattan Island in New York Town on September 16, 1776. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Columbia University Dean Dies After Being Struck By Car Near Campus

A beloved Columbia University dean died weeks after being struck by a vehicle while walking near the ivy league institution’s Morningside Heights campus, school officials said in a statement. Continue Reading →

Robert A.M. Stern Architects’ New Harlem Skyscraper Revealed

The Union Theological Seminary is working with Lendlease and L&L Holding Company to create a 42-story tower in the heart Morningside HeightsContinue Reading →

Schinasi Brothers Cigarette Factory, Harlem 1904 –

In 1904 this cigarette factory at 309-11 West 120th Street in Harlem was made the superior high-quality cigarettes made from expensive imported Turkish tobacco. Continue Reading →

The Vandewater Tops Morningside Heights In Harlem

NY Yimby reports that standing north of Columbia University at 543 West 122nd Street, behind the Jewish Theological Seminary, is the new residential tower dubbed “Vandewater”. Continue Reading →

The Andrew Carrigan House, 1911, A Harlem Masterpiece (Photographs)

The incredible Andrew Carrigan House was a symmetrical masterpiece of simplicity (also known as the Rudd Mansion), at 114th Street and Riverside Drive, in the Morningside Heights in Harlem, New York, 1911.

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New Openning At Bar 314 In Morningside Heights

Pizza is warming in the oven, and wine, beer, and cocktails are flowing at this Italian-styled bar from established Harlem restaurateur and babbalucci Chef Andrew LoPresto, and Beverage Manager/Partner Bruno Molfetta. Continue Reading →