REBNY’s Harlem Open House Expo

Hundreds of agents, brokers, prospective homeowners, and members of the public gathered for The Real Estate Board of New York’s (REBNY) 2nd Annual Upper Manhattan Committee Harlem Open House Expo this past weekend on April 5 and 6, 2014. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example:…

REBNY Hosts Harlem Open House Expo 2014

The Real Estate Board of New York’s (REBNY) residential members are preparing to hold the 2nd Annual Upper Manhattan Committee Harlem Open House Expo, which will take place on Saturday, April 5th and Sunday, April 6th from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem…

The 55th Annual NCA 2014 Arts & Cultural Conference

Artist Inge Hardison Join the National Conference of Artists New York (NCA) in celebration of the NCA 55th Anniversary, at their Our Art – Our Legacy Conference in New York.  The event kicks off on February 18 and runs thru the 23rd with events throughout the NYC area.  Check out this year’s events that are free and…

Harlem Interns Sought For Government Position

Progressive New York City Council Member Mark Levine is seeking several Rock Star intern to learn, help and experience working in local government first-hand. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant…

Harlem’s Newest Condo Conversion Start At $425K

Tahl Propp Equities, one of Harlem’s largest landlords and developers, has unveiled the latest addition to its collection of condos in northern Manhattan. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact…

Kwan To Be Honored by Harlem Skating

Michelle Kwan will be honored in April by Figure Skating in Harlem for her contributions to the sport. The five-time world champion, nine-time U.S. champ and double Olympic medalist has been a strong supporter of the club, now in its 17th year. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem…

Harlem Village Farmland, 1820 – 1870

Harlem was “a synonym for elegant living through a good part of the nineteenth century.”The village remained largely farmland estates, such as [Conrad] Van Keulen’s Hook. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can…

Aaron Clark, Harlem ‘King Of Lotteries,’ 1860

According to his own Family Record, Aaron was born 16 October 1787 in Worthington, MA, son of David Clark and his second wife Lydia Benjamin. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe…

Church of the Master, West Harlem, 1930’s

The Church of the Master opened as the Morningside Presbyterian Church in November 1893. William C. Haskell designed a little Victorian style building in orange brick in a neighborhood called Harlem of recently built brownstones opposite Morningside Park. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes,…

Rangel Center Expansion Plan Skips Community Board

A plan to add three-stories to the home of the Charles B. Rangel Center for Public Service at City College has residents crying foul because the public was never made aware of the addition. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to…

Pinehurst, aka Koch’s New Mount St. Vincent’s Hotel

Occasionally one comes across mention of “Koch’s New Mount St. Vincent’s Hotel,” a quasi-rural roadhouse that opened in the vicinity of Hamilton Heights around 1883 or 1884, after the old Mount St. Vincent’s Hotel in Central Park burned down (in 1881) and before the new one opened (in 1884). This operated at least until the…

Harlem Biz Owners Question National Urban League Project

A world renowned civil rights group’s plan to turn a row of small businesses in Harlem into a lustrous new headquarters and black history museum would trample on the very small business owners whose life stories could themselves be in the museum, foes say. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to…

Fats Waller On The Keys In Harlem

Thomas Wright “Fats” Waller (May 21, 1904 – December 15, 1943) was an influential jazz pianist, organist, composer, singer, and comedic entertainer, whose innovations to the Harlem stride style laid the groundwork for modern jazz piano, and whose best-known compositions, “Ain’t Misbehavin’” and “Honeysuckle Rose”, were inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame posthumously, in…

Harlem to Preserve Brownstones By Creating height Limits

“… home to such African-American luminaries as composer Duke Ellington, Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall and civil rights activist W.E.B. DuBois.” Hundreds of New York City’s most glorious brownstones and majestic townhouses will be protected from developers and preserved for generations under a major rezoning proposed for West Harlem. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for…

Strivers Art Circuit, Self-guided walking Tour of Harlem Art

The tour is for public viewing and selling of work, consisting of art studios and venues in the Strivers Row corridor, this Circuit is a collaboration created to develop a hub of arts activity and thereby gain increased visibility and exposure for SAC participants. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to…