Lord “Kitty” Viscount Courtenay, England’s Most Handsome Boy At The Claremont Inn In Harlem

Harlem resident Lord Viscount Courtenay (aka William “Kitty” Courtenay), 9th Earl of Devon, c. 1768 – 26 May 1835, lived in his Harlem residence at the Claremont Inn And Restaurant at “…the Manhattan Forests,” from 1807-1813.

Harlem Luxury At The Claremont Inn, NY 1804-1950’s (Photographs)

The outdoor photographs of the historic Claremont Inn on Riverside Drive at 121st Street in West Harlem, New York, 1804 until the early 1950’s, are well documented with images of the exterior decks and dinning areas.

The Michaux Club Bicycle Tea At The Claremont Inn Harlem New York 1895

A group portrait standing next to their bicycles outdoors, with a tent and flags in the background at 121st Street and Riverside Drive in Harlem, New York, 1895.

Rectors To Claremont Inn, Harlem, NY 1903-1904 (video)

The opening was filmed in front of Rector’s Lobster Palace  at Broadway between 43rd & 44th Streets.This party is on their way to the Claremont Inn on Riverside Drive, Harlem, New York in 1908.

The Claremont Inn, West Harlem, 1804

The Claremont Inn, it was an incredibly beautiful structure that stood along the Hudson River, just north of where Grant’s Tomb now stands from right after the Revolution until 1951 and that it catered to the glitterati of the city and country including President McKinley, Lillian Russell, Cole Porter, Admiral Dewey, President Taft, lots of Continue Reading →

The Harlem’s Luxurious Claremont Restaurant And Inn At Riverside Drive NY 1895

A great image the moment a Havemeyer Coach carriages riding north from the multi-story Claremont Restaurant and Inn at Riverside Drive (at 123rd Street, a block north of Grant’s Tomb) in Harlem, NY on May 25, 1895.

The Havemeyer Coach At The Claremont In Harlem 1895

A great image catching an intimate moment at the Havemeyer Coach just arriving at the Claremont Inn at Riverside Drive (between 121st and 123rd Streets, a block north of Grant’s Tomb) in West Harlem, New York on May 25, 1895.

The Claremont Hotel, Harlem, New York 1915

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.

Claremont Theatre And Restaurant, In Edison Film, Harlem, NY (video)

The photograph above shows the entrance to the Claremont Theatre on the southeast corner of 135th Street at 3320-3338 Broadway where Thomas Edison is showing Gertrude McCoy and Bigelow Cooper in On the stroke of twelve in Manhattanville, Harlem, in New York.

Harlem’s Dapper Dan Headline Fashion Talk In Oxfordshire

The Business of Fashion is delighted to announce the first group of speakers at VOICES, BoF’s annual gathering for big thinkers with Harlem‘s Dapper Dan and others, which will take place from November 29 to December 1, 2017 in Oxfordshire.

A Harlem Cheer, NY’s Namesake Ship, USS New York, Begin Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts

By USS Iwo Jima Public Affairs Office The amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima, the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York and the guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto, along with various embarked air and amphibious landing assets, arrived on station off of Key West, Florida, September 12, 2017, to support Hurricane Irma relief efforts.

Harlem’s Dave East And Drake’s New Music

Dave East has already received co-signs from Nas and Pusha T and now it appears the 2016 XXL Freshman has received another one from Drake.

A NYC Century Bike Tour 27 Years In The Making From Harlem To Brooklyn

This Sunday, Transportation Alternatives will host its 28th annual NYC Century Bike Tour, the nation’s only all-urban 100-mile bike tour.

Exclusive Reveal Of The Convent Avenue Condos In West Harlem

Back in April of 2015, YIMBY reported on the filing of new building applications for a long-forlorn site at 17 Convent Avenue, on the corner of West 128th Street, in West Harlem.

Harlem’s Dapper Dan To Mentor Runway Designers

Each season, the New York creative platform-cum-retail space VFiles invites industry experts and influencers to guide the designers, makeup artists and stylists that come together each season to produce a group runway show at New York Fashion Week.