Rare “Harlem, New York, 1964” (Video 1/3)

church-video-in-harlem-1964The video is filmed on a snowy winter day with a panoply of legendary to little known locations throughout Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Fabulous Harlem Townhouse With A Indoor/Outdoor Experience Seeks $3.75M

225637188-0A Hamilton Heights townhouse has hit the market for $3.75 million, and according to the brokerbabble, it’s a “once in a lifetime opportunity to own a piece of history on one of the most desirable landmarked streets, Hamilton Terrace.” Continue Reading →

Tips To Delve Into Your Family Harlem History

maya angelou 2Genealogy websites that help people trace their family histories love to focus on fortunate souls descended from royalty, or related in some distant and indirect way to Maya Angelou (pictured in CA). Continue Reading →

Harlem’s ‘Hamilton’ Wins Tony for Best Musical

hamlton in harlemHaving won the Pulitzer prize and a Grammy award, as well as being a runaway commercial success earning $600,000 in profit every week, the musical Hamilton surprised no one by dominating the Tony awards in New York on Sunday night. Continue Reading →

Hotel And Offices At 2420 Amsterdam Avenue, Washington Heights

2420-amsterdam-avenue-777x489Youngwoo and Associates is planning an ambitious commercial project on the eastern edge of Washington Heights. Yesterday, the firm filed plans to develop a two-tower, 18-story hotel and office building at 2420 Amsterdam Avenue, next to the Harlem River Drive and Highbridge Park. Continue Reading →

Celebrate Earth Day With A Trip To A National Park In Harlem

harlem meerToday is Earth Day, the United Nations signed the Paris Agreement, a pledge to protecting our planet for future generations. America has continued our commitment to preserving nature by creating the National Park Service (NPS). Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Harriet Tubman First African-American On U.S. Currency

Harriet Tubman in a photo dated between 1860 -1875.    REUTERS/Courtesy Library of Congress

Anti-slavery crusader Harriet Tubman will become the first African-American on the face of U.S. paper currency, and the first woman in more than a century, when she replaces former President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. Continue Reading →

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