The Trailblazing Nicholas Roerich Harlem Painter, Philosopher, Public Figure And More 1874 – 1947

Nicholas Roerich, October 9, 1874 – December 13, 1947, known also as Nikolai Konstantinovich Rerikh – was a Russian-born Harlem painter, writer, archaeologist, theosophist, philosopher, and public figure. Follow Harlem Continue Reading →

East Harlem’s Ciro “The Artichoke King” Terranova, Morello Crime Family Underboss 1880 -1938

Ciro Terranova, July 20, 1888 − February 20, 1938, was an Italian-born in New York gangster and one time underboss of the Morello crime family. Follow Harlem World Magazine on Continue Reading →

The Legendary “Striver’s Row”, St. Nicholas Historic District In Harlem 1891 –

The St. Nicholas Historic District, known as “Striver’s Row”, is a historic district located on both sides of West 138th and West 139th Streets between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard Continue Reading →

From Weekquaeskeek To “Point Of Rocks,” St. Nicholas Avenue’s Amazing History

Untappedcities.com reports that St. Nicholas Avenue that extends north-south from 111th Street to 193rd Street,  St. Nicholas Avenue is, of course, named after that Saint Nicholas, 4th century saint. Follow Harlem World Magazine Continue Reading →

East Harlemite, Francis Ford Coppola Uncle, Nicholas Cage Great-Uncle And Composer Dies At 102

An East Harlemite conductor and composer, Anton Coppola who scored Hollywood movies as well as operas, has passed aged 102. Follow Harlem World Magazine on Youtube and Instagram.

Pilot Lands On St. Nicholas Avenue, 1956

Surprise airplane landings always make headlines. Who will forget Capt. Chesley Sullenberger steering a US Airways jetliner onto the Hudson River in 2009? Follow Harlem World Magazine on Youtube and Continue Reading →