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 →

Check Out The Free NYC Design And Construction Open House

steam-kids in nycAs part of its effort to help the design, architecture and construction industries understand opportunities available to them and to work more efficiently with the City, the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) on July 20, 2016. Continue Reading →

Landmarks Approves LinkNYC Wi-Fi Kiosks For Historic Districts And More

LinkNYC-777x776For a long time, with the proliferation of cell phones, the payphone has been mostly just a historical curiosity. For years now, they have actually been disappearing from New York City streets. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: NYC Celebrates Global Design During NYCxDESIGN Week

design1With Harlem being one of the great arts mecca’s in the world, we were especially interested in the NYCxDESIGN, New York City’s two-week celebration of global design afew weeks ago. Continue Reading →

Nike Haute (Couture) Collaborations That May Come In Harlem

NikeLab_x_OR-600For more than 50 years, Nike has introduced the world to an array of athletic sportswear while partnering with countless celebrities. But the average Nike connoisseur may find the extreme dichotomy of its recent collaborations a bit surprising. Continue Reading →

Target’s New Store Of The Future For Harlem And Beyond

target future in harlemWith a Target store in East Harlem, Target just announced it’s making some major changes. Throughout this month, 25 stores in Los Angeles will get 35 improvements in their layouts, displays, lighting, and signage, as well as the products they sell. Continue Reading →

Target’s New Small-Format Store With Chobani Cafe

Harlem TargetWith a Target store in East Harlem, Target will finally bring its small-format urban stores to Manhattan when it opens a 48,000-square-foot location in New York’s Tribeca neighborhood later this year. And the Minneapolis-based retailer is bringing a tried-and-true partner with it to the Big Apple: Chobani. Continue Reading →

Harlem School Of The Arts Founder, Dorothy Maynor Original “Booking Ad,” 1948

Dorothy MaynorThis is a “One of the Finest Soprano Voices Of Our Time” original Harlem collectible from 1948 campaign ad. It’s a beautifully designed black and white booking ad for Harlemite and soprano Dorothy Maynor 1910-1996. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: NYCxDESIGN’s Official Celebration Of Global Design Kicks Off

design print in nyc1Now in its fourth year, NYCxDESIGN, the official citywide celebration of global design, kicks off today and runs until May 17.  Continue Reading →