New York City Files Plans For Inwood Library Redevelopment

The city has filed controversial plans to transform the Inwood Library branch into a 14-story residential building with a three-story library at its base. Continue Reading →

Michael Luwoye Talks “Hamilton” At Build

“Hamilton: An American Musical” is a sung- and rapped-through musical about the life of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, with music, lyrics and book by Lin-Manuel Miranda, inspired by the 2004 biography Alexander Hamilton by historian Ron Chernow. Continue Reading →

The Hamilton Bank Building, Harlem, NY, 1893 (Print)

The Hamilton Bank Building, named after Harlemite Alexander Hamilton, at 213, 215 and 217 West 125th Street in Harlem, NY, 1893. Continue Reading →

Hamilton Grange, Alexander Hamilton’s Home In Harlem

C39574C5-155D-451F-67464DB29EB1DAD8-largeHamilton Grange National Memorial is a National Park Service site in St. Nicholas Park, In Harlem, New York. that preserves the relocated home of U.S. Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Continue Reading →

Alexander Hamilton At Battle Of Harlem Heights, NY 1757–1804

MNY90143 Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804) in the Uniform of the New York Artillery (oil on canvas) by Chappel, Alonzo (1828-87) oil on canvas © Museum of the City of New York, USA American, out of copyright

A painting of Alexander Hamilton during the American Revolutionary War, at the Battle of Harlem Heights in New York on September 16, 1776. Continue Reading →

Restore Grant’s Tomb To Its Glory (Photographs)

Hearing the term “national park,” most Americans probably think of Yellowstone or Yosemite, expanses that preserve some of the most remarkable natural features in the country. Continue Reading →

Grave Robbing And The Doctors Riot Of 1788

The origins of the Grave Robbing And The Doctors Riot civil disturbance began in early February of 1788 and broke out in mid April of that year. Actually the City’s doctors did not riot as the name implies. Continue Reading →

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