A view northwest from the corner of West 116th Street and Amsterdam Avenue. This photo, taken in 1905, shows the University not long after its move to Morningside Heights from Continue Reading →
Columbia College in West Harlem announced today the appointment of Joseph Ayala as the new Executive Director of its Double Discovery Center, a Columbia College program that works to enhance Continue Reading →
Asthma not only can be a cumbersome problem to deal with day in and day out, it can also kill a romantic mood.
James Langston Hughes was born February 1, 1902, in Joplin, Missouri. His parents divorced when he was a small child, and his father moved to Mexico.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yfZtMbEvKTk&w=640&h=390] Columbia University archaeologist Nan Rothschild walks her dog in Central Park each morning, not far from where William G. Wilson used to live—more than 150 years ago.
Chandler Owen (1889–1967) was an African-American writer, editor and early member of the Socialist Party of America. Born in North Carolina, he studied and worked in New York, then moved Continue Reading →
With an unemployment rate of over 40% in Harlem, the kind of career and technical schools discussed in this article are definitely something to be considered as an option. High Continue Reading →
Dominique Morisseau’s “Detroit ’67” has won the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History, Columbia University and Jean Kennedy Smith are expected to announce on Monday.
When the Harlem Renaissance was in vogue at the dawn of the 20th Century, the jazz clubs around Jungle Alley, between Lenox and Seventh Avenue – The Savoy Ballroom, Small’s Continue Reading →
In this view north along the Broadway center mall, you can see the main gates of Columbia University on the right and Barnard College and Riverside Church on the left.
America was the land of opportunity to Mussa Schinasi and his brother Solomon in 1891. The young men hailed from Manisa in Asia Minor and conditions for the Sephardic Jews Continue Reading →
This is a photograph of the Getty gas station looking southeast on the corner of 125th Street and 12th Avenue in Manhattanville in West Harlem during the early 1950′s.
It was William Fox’s Audubon Theatre of 1912. It was designed by the one and only Thomas Lamb.
Henry Louis “Lou” Gehrig (June 19, 1903 – June 2, 1941), nicknamed “The Iron Horse” for his durability, was an American Major League Baseball first baseman.