Thirteen Harlem River Bridges To Receive Upgrades

Patch reports that thirteen bridges spanning the Harlem River and connecting Harlem, Washington and Inwood to the Bronx will receive upgrades to walking and biking infrastructure, the city Department of Transportation announced Friday. Continue Reading →

The Politics Of The Harlem River Divide In The 8th Council District

Only two New City Council districts cross borough lines, and only the 8th district spanning Manhattan and the Bronx actually crosses a river—in this case, the Harlem River—to do so. Continue Reading →

The Steamboat “Harlem,” New York, 1897-1918 (Photographs)

Here are two great photographs from Digital Culture of Metropolitan New York of the grand old Steamboat “Harlem,” where the docks received at and shipped from the West Harlem Pier at 111th Street and Eleventh Street, Harlem River, Harlem, NY, 1891.

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Mayor de Blasio, Economic Development Corporation President Patchett, And Harlem Rep Rodriguez Unveil Inwood Plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem City Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez and New York City Economic Development Corporation President and CEO James Patchett today unveiled the Inwood NYC 2017 Action Plan. Continue Reading →