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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Like Marcus Garvey’s SS Shadyside, Lieutenant Kennedy’s PT-59 ‘At The Bottom Of The Harlem River’ (Updated)

In an article from 2014, Harlem World Magazine wrote that Harlem’s Marcus Garvey’s SS Shadyside sank in the Harlem River in 1921. Continue Reading →


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What’s Old Is New What’s New Is Old, New Design For A Rowing Boathouse On The Harlem River

Uptown Harlem was the home of rowing clubs called “Sculler’s Row” along the Harlem River from Harlem to Inwood in the 1840s, today rowing is making a comeback uptown. Continue Reading →


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NYCEDC And NYC Parks Release Public Proposal To Design Parks Along Harlem River

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), in partnership with NYC Parks, today released a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking a consultant to design two new waterfront parks at Academy Street and North Cove along the Harlem River. Continue Reading →


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Classic Wooden Cabin Cruiser Leisure Boat On The Harlem River 1903

There was nothing like a leisure ride in a glamorous wooden boat gliding on the water up and down the coastal seas sandwiched between Morris Heights on east-side and 180th Street in Harlem, NY, on the west side. Continue Reading →


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Gentlemen On The Coronet Yacht Harlem River 1905 (Photographs)

There was nothing like a leisure ride in a glamorous wooden like The Coronet Yacht with N.Y. Launch & Engine Works, Morris Heights, 20th Century Marine Engine, on the Harlem River, 1905. Continue Reading →


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Harlem’s Historic “Scullers Row,” 1840’s-1950’s

Around the 1840’s Harlem and New York City was the birthplace of rowing in the United States and continued to be the center of rowing activity until the 1950’s.

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