The “Crossroad To Harlem,” The Historic Apthorp Farm On The Upper West Side 1728

The Apthorp Farm and Apartment that lay on Manhattan’s Upper West Side straddled the old Bloomingdale Road, laid out in 1728, which was re-surveyed as The “Boulevard” – now Upper Broadway just south of Harlem. Continue Reading →

The Andrew Carrigan House, 1911, A Harlem Masterpiece (Photographs)

The incredible Andrew Carrigan House was a symmetrical masterpiece of simplicity (also known as the Rudd Mansion), at 114th Street and Riverside Drive, in the Morningside Heights in Harlem, New York, 1911.

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Harlemites Stroll With Grant’s Tomb In The Background, Harlem, NY, 1900

Pedestrians entertain themselves as they stroll on West 122nd Street and Riverside Drive  in this image looking north with Grant’s Tomb in the background in Morningside Heights in Harlem, NY, 1897. Continue Reading →


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