View Looking West 118th Street At Morningside Drive, West Harlem, NY 1899

Old Harlem meets new Harlem in this rare view of Harlem in transition as this photograph peers between apartments at 419 West 118th Street, in West Harlem, New York, 1899. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Goat Town / Goatville, New York, 1890

eltrain in harlemDuring the 1800s, the Upper West Side of Manhattan from about 59th Street to Harlem was known as Goat Town / Goatville (the photo above is from 1894). Continue Reading →

Walk, Bike, Shop To Complete Upper Amsterdam Avenue Bike Lane

amsterdam-avenue-harlemThe Amsterdam Avenue protected bike lane must be extended north of 110th Street, say the safety advocates of Transportation Alternatives, who are holding a Bike/Walk/Shop action Sunday to rally support from local residents and businesses for the Complete Upper Amsterdam campaign. Continue Reading →

Morningside Heights Armed Robber In Harlem NY

mornigside drive in harlem

Cops are looking for an armed robber who stole $1,100 from a 29-year-old man in Morningside Heights. The suspect held up the victim near LaSalle Street and Amsterdam Avenue on May 1 at about 4:20 a.m., police said. Continue Reading →

St. Luke’s Backs Amsterdam Ave Redesign In Harlem

crime-tape-in-harlemTransportation Alternatives is pleased to announce that Mt. Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital is backing a safety redesign for Amsterdam Avenue. Continue Reading →