Photographer James Van Der Zee’s G.G.G. Studio In Harlem, New York 1940’s

A rare photograph of the James Van Der Zee’s G.G.G. Studio at 272 Malcolm X Blvd, Harlem, NY on the east side of Lenox Avenue between 123rd and 124th Streets, Continue Reading →

Miss Suzie Porter, By James Van Der Zee, Harlem, NY 1915

A great image of Harlem resident Miss Suzie Porter at home by legendary Harlem photographer James Van Der Zee, in Harlem New York, 1915. Become an Harlem World Insider – Continue Reading →

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. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up Continue Reading →

Legendary Harlemite Jennie Louise Van Der Zee “Madame E. Toussaint Welcome” 1885-1956

Madame E. Toussaint Welcome, born Jennie Louise Van Der Zee, January 10, 1885 – 1956, was an African-American visual artist associated with the Harlem Renaissances. Become an Harlem World Insider Continue Reading →