The Legendary 182-185th Street Castle Village In Harlem, New York 1900 – 1938

On December 18th, 1937, the Karlopat Realty Company announced plans to build an apartment house on a rocky little lot at Riverside Drive and 182-185th Street in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

From The Ottoman Empire To A Harlem Empire, The Story Of Morris Schinasi, 1855 – 1928

Morris Schinasi, Turkish: Moris Şinasi; 1855 – September 10, 1928, was an Ottoman-born wealthy American businessman in the tobacco industry and philanthropist who lived on 351 Riverside Drive at 107th Street in Morningside Heights in West Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →


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