Surveyors At 112th Street And Riverside Drive, Harlem, NY 1879

This is looking north from what is now 112th Street and Riverside Drive.  The gate in the background on the right of the man seated, on what appears to be a pipe, New York Tours By Gary suggest the gate to what was then probably a private home but eventually the Saint Christopher Home and later the Hudson Terrace Inn. Continue Reading →

The Claremont Hotel, Harlem, New York 1915

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A spectacular night-time photograph looking south of the Claremont Hotel, located just a block north of Grant’s Tomb, was a legendary, Riverside venue (between 121st and 123rd Streets) for the well-to-do in its day in West Harlem, New York.
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