Harlem’s Global House, The International House New York In Morningside Heights 1924 –

Harlem’s International House New York, also known as I-House, is a private, independent, non-profit residence and program center for postgraduate students. Continue Reading →


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The Legendary Claremont Avenue, The Smartest, And Beautiful Damn Avenue In Harlem

Claremont Avenue is a short avenue in the Morningside Heights neighborhood in West Harlem, in New York. Continue Reading →


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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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Bloomingdale Asylum Entry Gate In Morningside Heights, In Harlem, New York 1895

The Bloomingdale Insane Asylum,1821–1889, was a private hospital for the care of the mentally unstable, founded by New York Hospital on 117th Street (between 10th and 11th Avenues) in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →


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Cows Drink In Harlem Creek Pasture At Lenox Avenue And 116th Street In Harlem 1893

A Cow Pasture (once the farmland of John and Adolph Bussing in inherited from Arent Harmense Bussing), on Lenox Avenue and 116th Street in Harlem, NY in 1893. Continue Reading →


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Altina Schinasi, The Harlem Girl Who Knew Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, Salvador Dali And Invented Cat-Eye Glasses

Altina Schinasi Miranda, August 4, 1907 – August 19, 1999, an American heiress, sculptor, filmmaker, entrepreneur, window dresser, designer, and best known for designing the Harlequin eyeglass or Cat-Eye frames. Continue Reading →


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