Trailblazing James J. Coogan, Merchant, Real Estate Manager And More, Harlem 1846 – 1915

James Jay Coogan, January 16, 1846 – October 24, 1915, was the borough president of ManhattanN Y from 1899 to 1901, and a successful merchant and real estate manager. Continue Reading →


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Polo Grounds Stadium Nears Coogans Hollow, Harlem, New York, 1953

The Polo Grounds Stadium opened in 1889 when the New York Giants moved to Coogans Hollow, a meadow below Coogans Bluff. Continue Reading →


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Coogan’s Bluff, The Home Of The Polo Grounds And The New York Giants 1893

Coogan’s Bluff is a promontory near the western shore of the Harlem River in the Washington Heights of Upper Manhattan. Continue Reading →


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Uptown Staple Coogan’s To Close In Spring, Not Without A Fight (Updated)

Washington Heights restaurant and bar Coogan’s, which has served the community from its Broadway and West 169th Street spot since the 80s, and gets its name from Coogans Hollow as part of uptown history, is set to close this upcoming spring, according to multiple reports. Continue Reading →


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