Altina Schinasi, The Harlem Girl Who Knew Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, Salvador Dali And Invented Cat-Eye Glasses

Altina Schinasi Miranda, August 4, 1907 – August 19, 1999, an American heiress, sculptor, filmmaker, entrepreneur, window dresser, designer, and best known for designing the Harlequin eyeglass or Cat-Eye frames. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Espaillat Secures Inclusion Of $20 million For District Transportation Projects

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat announced that he has taken full advantage of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committees. Continue Reading →

The Old Wooden House At 16-18 Tiemann Place In Harlem 1932

Taken from the street looking northeast at 16-18 Tiemann Place (south of 125th Street, between Broadway and Riverside Drive), in West Harlem, New York, 1932. Continue Reading →

Opportunity Zone Ecosystem To Create And Grow Technology Companies In Harlem

Spring Mountain Capital announces the launch of the West Harlem Innovation Network (https://whin.nyc), a new strategy for launching scalable technology businesses and creating new, high-paying jobs in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Where Hollywood Meets Harlem At The Art Moderne Empire Diner In West Harlem

The Empire Diner is a restaurant in West Harlem, New York that launched a vogue for upscale retro diners, and whose Art Moderne exterior became an iconic image in numerous films and television programs. Continue Reading →


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