The Mink Building Behind-The-Scene Construction In The Manhattanville Factory District Of Harlem

minkbuilding_1361AmsterdamAvenue-777x615The Mink Building is a 110-year-old industrial site, once home of the Bernheimer and Schwartz Pilsner Brewing Company, and later a storage facility for mink coats (the name).

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An End Of The Year Happy Hour Invite From Our Neighbor Lara Land At Land Yoga Harlem

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Our neighbor Lara Land writes:

For the past year, we have successfully brought yoga and wellness services to Harlem youth and elders, and to our local law enforcement. We have focused on LGBTQ young adults and on those with minimal income.

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Harlem’s Columbia University To Open New Campus

columbia-university-new-campusItalian architect Renzo Piano said Monday was a perfect day to dedicate Columbia University‘s new science center that is part of the school’s $6.3 billion West Harlem expansion. Continue Reading →

Columbia University’s Three-Story Academic Conference Center

3205-Broadway-777x586Back in October of 2014, YIMBY reported that construction was wrapping up on Columbia University’s nine-story, 450,000-square-foot Jerome L. Greene Science Center at 3229 Broadway, between West 129th and 130th Streets, in the Manhattanville section of Harlem. Continue Reading →

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 →