Seventh Avenue, North Of One Hundred and Twenty Fifth Street, New York 1912
Great photo-postcard looking north taken of Seventh Avenue, North Of One Hundred and Twenty Fifth Street, Harlem, New York 1912.
It’s a great turn of the century image that looks like it was taken on the south side of the tree-lined street showing a “Soup,” “Turkish Trophies” cigarette billboard ad, and a pristine Harlem Alhambra at 126th Street and Seventh Avenue. In true turn of the century Harlem style awnings covering every retail space to block out the (possible summer) sun (source).
"Dr. Harry Delany is a renowned Harlem born and raised surgeon, the son of the great jurist and civil rights leader, Hubert Delany...." This monthly post is made in partnership with Harlem Cultural Archives.