In 1924, if you looked down 124th Street and 3rd Avenue, you would have seen the beautiful residence of Col. Kopper’s. The house was a combination wood and cement, round and square windows and by some considered the “Oldest House” in Harlem.
These two photographs were taken on August, 15 1924 by the Wurts Brothers
, who specialized in architectural photography of Harlem and all of New York City. During the turn of the 20th century, brothers Norman and Lionel Wurts established their studio as one of the first in the city to specialize in architectural photography from 1894 to 1979.