The “Napoleon Of The Manhattan Skyscraper Builders,” Charles V. Paterno, 1878 – 1946

Charles Vincent Paterno, born Canio Paternò, August 4, 1878 – May 30, 1946, was an Italian-born American real estate uptown and Harlem developer. Continue Reading →


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From Country Life To The Renaissance, The Story Of 116th Street In Harlem NY 1897

116th Street runs from Riverside Drive, overlooking the Hudson River, to the East River, through Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →


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117th St., Looking West From Morningside Drive In West Harlem, NYC, 1900 (Postcard)

This great postcard was taken by a photographer at “117th St., looking West from Morningside Drive, New York City” in Harlem, New York, between 1900-1920. Continue Reading →


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Historic Harlem’s Leake And Watts Services, Inc., Building In Morningside Heights

Leake and Watts Services, Inc., is a not-for-profit social services agency in New York City that provides services for children and families from Harlem to the Hudson. Continue Reading →


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Claremont Park And Sakura Park In Morningside Heights In Harlem, New York 1896

Claremont Park and Sakura Park is a public park located north of West 122nd Street between Riverside Drive and Claremont Avenue in Morningside Heights in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →


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The Historic Union Theological Seminary In The City Of New York In Harlem 1928

Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York (UTS) is a non-denominational Christian seminary in Morningside Heights in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →


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The Legendary Hendrik Hudson Residence Hotel In Morningside In Harlem , NY 1907

The Hendrik Hudson, formally known as the Hendrik Hudson Residence Hotel, is a Tuscan-style apartment building located at 380 Riverside Drive in Morningside Heights, New York.

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