Feds To Start Tracking Real Estate Deals From Harlem To Houston To Curb Money Laundering

east-harlem sliderThe Treasury Department will begin tracking sales of high-end real estate in two of the country’s most expensive markets—Miami and Manhattan (Harlem To Houston)—to try to crack down on money laundering CrainsNY writes. Continue Reading →

The West Harlem Pier, Harlem, New York 1850-1965

130th street in harlem1For thousands of years while the Muscoota and the Wecksquaesgeek Indians lived in this entire section of upper Manhattan Island, the natural topography of this site in West Harlem formed a valley and small sheltered cove off the Hudson River, also known as the North River. Continue Reading →

Warren-Nash Motor Corporation in Harlem, 1927

warren nash car showroomNash Motors Company was an American automobile manufacturer based in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in the United States from 1916 to 1937. From 1937 to 1954, Nash Motors was the automotive division of the Nash-Kelvinator Corporation. Nash production continued from 1954 to 1957 after the creation of American Motors Corporation. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Pier At 125th Street Manhattanville New York 1890-1934

manhattanville-above-125th-streetA fantastic view looking northwest at the Harlem Pier at 125th Street and Riverside Drive in Manhattanville Harlem, New York, 1890 – 1934.

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Harlem’s Daniel Tiemann, 1805-1899

daniel tieman bio photoHarlem resident Daniel Fawcett Tiemann (January 9, 1805 – June 29, 1899) was Mayor of New York City from 1858 to 1860. He was a founding trustee of the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s D.F. Tiemann & Company Paint & Color, 1832

Tiemann_photo_ca_1890s-857x750Anthony Tiemann was born in Carlshafen, in Cassel, Germany, in 1779. In order to avoid conscription, he left for England in 1796 at the age of 17 and then went to America in 1798.   Continue Reading →

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

claremont theater film in harlemThe 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. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The Stories Behind the Historic Architecture Of Manhattan

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Seeking New York is a richly detailed book that traces the architectural and social history of Manhattan, one building at a time. Continue Reading →

Mapping Harlem Hit Hardest By High Rents

rental-map-lede_image-thumbHarlemites spend a lot of energy lamenting the fact that the rent is too damn high, and they aren’t wrong to do so. Harlem rents have been steadily rising for more than a year.

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