Claremont Park And Sakura Park In Morningside Heights In Harlem, New York 1896

Claremont Park and Sakura Park is a public park located north of West 122nd Street between Riverside Drive and Claremont Avenue in Morningside Heights in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →


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Shop Harlem World Gear: Amsterdam News, Harlem Tank, The Big Apple, Grants Tomb And More

It’s the beginning of Fall. Between what might be unbearable weather and the progress towards opening up after COVID, in some ways—at least relative to the rollercoaster of the past few months. Continue Reading →


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Harlemites Stroll With Grant’s Tomb In The Background, Harlem, NY, 1900

Pedestrians entertain themselves as they stroll on West 122nd Street and Riverside Drive  in this image looking north with Grant’s Tomb in the background in Morningside Heights in Harlem, NY, 1897. Continue Reading →


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Seitu’s World: Harlem Week, A Great Day In Harlem At Grants Tomb (Photographs)

On Sunday, July 29th, 2018, photographer Seitu Oronde was at the Harlem Week, A Great Day in Harlem event at Grants Tomb on 123rd Street in Harlem, NY.

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Harlem’s Jokichi Takamine, First Biotech Engineer, Adrenaline And Nippon Club Founder

Jōkichi Takamine (高峰 譲吉 Takamine Jōkichi, November 3, 1854 – July 22, 1922) was a Japanese chemist. Takamine was born in Takaoka, Toyama Prefecture, in November 1854. His father was a doctor; his mother a member of a family of sake brewers. Continue Reading →


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Squatters Shack At Grant’s Tomb In Harlem 1901

An amazing photograph looking northeast on a snowy in Riverside Park with columns and dome from General U.S. Grants Tomb beyond with a squatters wood shack in the foreground in West Harlem, NY, February 13th, 1901.  Continue Reading →


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