From Country Life To The Renaissance, The Story Of 116th Street In Harlem NY 1897

116th Street runs from Riverside Drive, overlooking the Hudson River, to the East River, through Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →


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Polo Grounds Stadium Nears Coogans Hollow, Harlem, New York, 1953

The Polo Grounds Stadium opened in 1889 when the New York Giants moved to Coogans Hollow, a meadow below Coogans Bluff. Continue Reading →


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From Harlem To The Hudson A Historic Harlem Cherry Tree Stroll On The Riverside Walk

Cherry Walk is part of the Riverside Walk, a continuous four-mile-long path along the Hudson River from 72nd to 158th Street in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →


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Boy At A Well In West Harlem Shoreline, New York, May 13, 1898

Unidentified boy with water container photographed by James Reuel Smith at an old rough Well on the Hudson River shore (to the right) looking southeast from West 158th Street, in Harlem, NY, May 13, 1898.

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A Historic Harlem “Wells And Springs” On The Henry Hudson River Shore Line, 1897

A great, clear photograph by James Reuel Smith looking northwest taken of the Wells and Springs building on the shoreline of the Hudson River (with a ship passing in the distance), from the other side of the railroad tracks, between West 122nd and 123rd Streets in West Harlem, New York, on September 28, 1897.

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The Hudson River Well At 122nd Street In Harlem New York 1897-1902

It was spring time in Harlem, when photographer James Reuel Smith, took this image of the Hudson River Well, between West 122nd and West 123rd Streets, looking northeast in West Harlem, on the shore of the Hudson River in New York, 1897-1902. Continue Reading →


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