Harlem Shake Looks To Open Second Joint In Harlem

Harlem-ShakeThe NYPost reports that Harlem Shake — the retro burger joint of Miss Harlem Shake 2015 Competition fame is opening a second neighborhood location. Continue Reading →

St. Walburgas Convent And School, Harlem, NY, 1904-1957

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A great photo-post card of the original Victorian homes of the St. Walburga Convent and School from the first half of the turn of the 20th century at 139th Street and (630) Riverside Drive, in Harlem, pre-1904.

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Rumble In The East Harlem Real Estate Jungle

East-Harlem-Media-Entertainment-Cultural-Center-TOPA Manhattan judge dismissed several counterclaims by a group of East Harlem businesses against the city’s eminent domain plans for the neighborhood, setting up a hearing next month that could lead to a long appeals process. Continue Reading →

Affordable Housing: What About The Future? A Symposium

east-harlem1For over a century New York City from Harlem to Hollis, the most expensive city in the nation, has also been a leading provider of affordable housing and a laboratory for innovative housing initiatives. Continue Reading →

Mount Morris Baptist Church, Harlem, NY 1854-1888

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Sepia photographs of the Mount Morris Baptist Church organized about 1854. Around that time, the society built a small chapel on Fifth Avenue at 126th Street, the previous site of the First Baptist Church of Harlem.

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HW Pick: ‘The Sell’ By Fredrik Eklund

Fredrik-Eklund1Ten years ago, Fredrik Eklund moved to New York City from his native Sweden with nothing but a pair of worn-out sneakers and a dream: to make it big in the city that never sleeps. Continue Reading →

109th Street & Broadway, West Harlem, NY 1910-1924

109th and broadway 1910A great photograph looking north on a afternoon from the middle of the street on Broadway at 109th Street in West Harlem, New York, 1910-1924. Continue Reading →