Marko’s World: A Summertime Feeling In Harlem

By Marko Nobles

Labor Day has come and gone. Hopefully you had a good Labor Day weekend.

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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 →

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 →

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 →

Claremont Hotel, Riverside Park, Harlem, NY, 1820’s

This early nineteenth-century structure was located on the high ground overlooking the Hudson River on the line of West 126th Street, just north of Grant’s Tomb. Continue Reading →

Best Places To Watch The July 4th Fireworks For Free In Harlem

Harlem’s Independence Day salute on Sunday, July 4th Fireworks will be set off from multiple locations, meaning there will be Instagram-worthy vistas of the display from multiple spots in Harlem.
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