“The House Beautiful,” The Lafayette Theatre, In Harlem, New York, 1912

The Lafayette Theatre was an entertainment venue located at 132nd Street and 7th Avenue in Harlem, New York that operated from 1912 to 1951.  Continue Reading →

The Havemeyer Coach At The Claremont In Harlem 1895

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A great image catching an intimate moment at the Havemeyer Coach just arriving at the Claremont Inn at Riverside Drive (between 121st and 123rd Streets, a block north of Grant’s Tomb) in West Harlem, New York on May 25, 1895. Continue Reading →

Thomforde’s “The Best Ice Cream” Shop Harlem, NY 1903 – 1983

Great photograph looking south at the Thomforde’s Ice Cream Shop at 351 West 125th Street at Nicholas Avenue in Harlem, New York established in 1903. Continue Reading →


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