Schumer, Espaillat Call To Preserve East Harlem’s Lakeview Apartments Complex

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Rep. Adriano Espaillat today called on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to preserve affordability for hundreds of units at Lakeview Apartments, one of the last remaining Mitchell-Lama developments in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

Ydanis Rodriguez Supports Landmarking Of Loew’s Washington Heights “Treasure”

In 2016, the Preservation Commission designated 40 individual landmarks. Twenty-six of them came from its 95-item backlog. Continue Reading →

Baryshnikov Dances His Way Into $1.4M Harlem Pad

Legendary ballet dancer, choreographer and actor Mikhail Baryshnikov, who fled the Soviet Union for freedom in Canada in 1974, has just purchased a Harlem condo for $1.4 million — more than its $1.32 million asking price. Continue Reading →

Luxury Townhouse’s, 247 West 101st Street, Harlem, 1944 (Photograph)

Fabulous black and white photograph of luxury townhouse’s on a bright sunny day at 247 West 101st Street in Harlem, New York, around 1944. Continue Reading →

It’s Museum Time, Maya Angelou’s Childhood Home For Sale At $159,000

Today, News Max reports that Maya Angelou’s childhood home is up for sale in St. Louis, Missouri. Continue Reading →

A Historic Stunning Mansion In Hamilton Terrace Enclave $5.5M

A stunner of a home in Hamilton Heights just hit the market with a $5.5 million price tag, making it the most expensive single-family home for sale in the neighborhood. Continue Reading →

‘Little Coney Island’ On West 110th Street, Harlem, New York 1890’s (Updated)

For a short period, perhaps less than five years, West 110th Street became an entertainment district known as “Little Coney Island,” 1890’s in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Samuel Gamble Bayne Homes, Harlem, New York 1894

db0dd00b5ca4d0a90f8d4fd8b77758e1Two magnificent Harlem homes (left, 360 Riverside Drive, right, 355 Riverside Drive corner of 108th to 110th Streets). Continue Reading →

The Fabulous Schrafft’s, Broadway And 107th Street, Harlem, NY, 1933 (Photographs)

The 102-103rd Street Block Association reports that the back in the day, the old, steady Schrafft’s had a fountain at 2786 Broadway between West 107th and 108th Streets, Harlem, New York, 1933.  Continue Reading →

The Foster Mansion, Harlem, New York, 1887-1922

The 102-103rd Street Block Association reports that the Foster Mansion sat on the northeast corner of Riverside Drive and West 102nd Street prior to the construction of what is now 300 Riverside Drive, Harlem, New York, 1887-1922. Continue Reading →