Celebrate Harlem With The Harlem Holiday Windows

art-crawl-harlemIn celebration of the holiday season, as well as Harlem’s rich history and culture, the Frederick Douglass Boulevard Alliance (FDBA) is partnering with the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT). Continue Reading →

Washington Heights Community Projects Receive Six Major Design Awards in Past Year

the-steps-before-and-after11Commissioner Feniosky Peña-Mora of the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) announced today that three major projects recently completed by DDC in Washington Heights have received a total of six prestigious architecture and engineering awards in the last 12 months. Continue Reading →

Rare “Two-Gun Man From Harlem,” Lobby Card, 1938, NY

two-man-from-harlemTwo-Gun man From Harlem, 1938, with All Negro Cast vintage original lobby card, made in the USA. Starring Herb Jeffries, Marguerite Whitten, Clarence Brooks, Mantan Moreland, Matthew ‘Stymie’ Beard, directed by Richard C. Kahn, Merit Pictures/Sack Amusement Enterprises. Continue Reading →

Columbia Grad Laurie Hawkinson Appointed To The Cities Public Design Commission

hawkinsonlaurie-architectMayor Bill de Blasio today announced the appointment of Laurie Hawkinson to the Public Design Commission, New York City’s design review agency. Hawkinson brings a wealth of experience in architectural design and capital construction to the Commission, having completed many public and private projects around the world. Continue Reading →

Exclusive: The Decoration & Design Building (DDB) Fall Market 2016 Tastemakers Event

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Join the best in the design industry for a two-day Fall Market at the Decoration & Design Building in New York City on Wednesday, October 19 and Thursday, October 20, 2016. Continue Reading →

Echoes Of A Harlem Wedding, Randi Rahm 2017 Bridal (Photography)

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Randi Rahm designs ultra-chic couture garments that one can imagine James Van der Zee photographing, Maria “Nat King” Cole wearing and Romare Bearden painting.

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Mon Cher, A Charming French Château Just Minutes From Harlem? (Update)

paris-in-harlem1You don’t have to throw your phone in the ocean and hop on a plane in order to get some Provençal peace and quiet. Who knew? Continue Reading →

Connecting Harlem, The High Bridge Tour With Sid Horenstein

highbridge tour in harlemConsidered an engineering marvel when it opened in 1848, the High Bridge is part of the Croton Aqueduct that crosses Harlem River and is based on Roman engineering.

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Joe Louis’ Restaurant Souvenir Card, Harlem NY 1950’s

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I don’t know about you, but we love everything little thing about Harlem history, and this little Souvenir card from the Joe Louis’ Restaurant, at 11 west 125th Street, Harlem, New  York, ca 1950’s is fabulous.

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The Harlem “Genius” Charles Alston New York 1900’s

Charles_AlstonCharles Alston was a renowned African-American artist of the early 1900s. Not only was he a revolutionary painter, but he was a sculptor, a muralist and also a very influential teacher. Continue Reading →