John Stephenson Company in Harlem, NY 1836

At Fourth Avenue (now Park Avenue) between 132nd and 134th Streets. New York would not be the city it is today without the comprehensive public transportation infrastructure developed during the Continue Reading →

Our Lady of Lourdes School, Harlem, 1914

A statue stands in the center with American flags waving on each side a top of the Our Lady of Lourdes School at 468 West 143rd Street in Harlem, NY, Continue Reading →

Harlem Lane, Harlem, 1900

Harlem Lane was an old road in the area that served as a popular racecourse for horse-drawn carriages in the 19th century. Share

Harlem Fish Market, 1920’s

This was the Fish Market at 656 West 125th Street on a triangle on Manhattan street (now renamed 125th Street to the right and St. Clair Street to the left) Continue Reading →

West End Theatre in Harlem, 1903

A horse-drawn delivery carriage advertising the West End Theatre (built-in 1902 by developer Meyer R. Bimberg known as “Bim the Button Man” who was a visionary and built the Yorkville, Continue Reading →