A Rare Photograph Of Harlem Farmland At 5th Avenue NY 1858

An amazing view looking southwest of exploring Northern Central Park a history told through Rocks and Hills, photographed in 1858. Continue Reading →

Local Northern Forts Tour At The Harlem Meer

ft lookoutHistory buffs will love this exploration of the Fort Landscape in the northern part of Central Park. Visit the site of a string of military fortifications built atop the steep bluffs of the Harlem Meer. Continue Reading →

Harlem Family Friendly Hang Outs For July 4th

hw17 girls in articleHarlem Children’s Parade

Join us for a 3rd year in taking part in a fun event, the July 4th Harlem Children’s Parade, at Morningside Drive and 115th Street (upper level of Morningside Park).  There will be a free yoga demo for kids by Land Yoga at 10:00 am.  The parade line-up starts at 10:45 am.   Continue Reading →

Harlem Meer, Central Park, 1859 -1860s

centralparkpromenadenyplThis is a rare photogravure Victorian/Edwardian era print of laborers taking 843 rocky, swampy acres and reshaping it into a man-made oasis of nature in Central Park’s Harlem Meer in stages in 1859 through the 1860s. Continue Reading →

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