‘Little Coney Island’ On West 110th Street, Harlem, New York 1890’s (Updated)

For a short period, perhaps less than five years, West 110th Street became an entertainment district known as “Little Coney Island,” 1890’s in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Harlem Luxury At The Claremont Inn, NY 1804-1950’s

ClaremontInnRoege94811The outdoor photographs of the historic Claremont Inn at Riverside Drive at 121st Street, in West Harlem, New York, 1804-1952, are well documented – covering the  exterior decks and dinning areas not so much. Continue Reading →

Shop Harlem: Woman’s Burberry Rain Boot, Perfect For All Harlem Weather

blueberry boot left and right in harlem1These high gloss Burberry rain “riding” boots with signature checked trim, pull-on construction, and that non-slip sole is on point are perfect for this crazy Harlem weather. Continue Reading →

The Henry Schubert Estate In Harlem New York 1900

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The Henry Schubert home (looking northwest ) near 125th Street and Amsterdam Avenue, Harlem, New York 1900, Continue Reading →

550 West 125th Street Harlem New York 1932

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A great mid-day photograph at 550 West 125th Street (at Old Broadway, between 126th and 125th Streets), Manhattanville in Harlem, New York 1932

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Country Life In Harlem, New York 1880

country side harlem 1880's finalLife in 19th century Harlem was very different from the century that preceded it, the sun drenched photo above looking north was taken on Riverside Drive (around 123rd Street), in West Harlem, NY 1880. Continue Reading →

Tom Ford Honey Brown Lana Sunglasses

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Tom Ford, Tom Ford, Tom Ford’s rockin these Lana (could easily be Lena) glasses with their modern wood grainish feel, angular end designs with those white to black funky gradient lenses . Continue Reading →

The Havemeyer Coach At The Claremont In Harlem 1895

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A great image taken of the Havemeyer Coach preparing from the Harlem’s international venue Claremont Inn at Riverside Drive (between 121st and 123rd Streets, a block north of Grant’s Tomb) in West Harlem , New York on May 25, 1895. Continue Reading →

New York City And Paris Launch Business Exchange

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The Harlem and France relationship is deep, from the Harlem Hellfighters fighting for France in WWII, Pastry Chef Moha Orchid at Jolie Patisserie, to Chef Alain Eoche, of Chéri at the French Bistro on Lenox Avenue and in 1815, Joseph Bonaparte, Napoleon Bonaparte’s brother, moving in to the Claremont Inn in West Harlem. Continue Reading →

Rectors To Claremont Inn, Harlem, NY 1903-1904 (video)

thomas edisonThe opening was filmed in front of Rector’s Lobster Palace  at Broadway between 43rd & 44th Streets.This party is on their way to the Claremont Inn on Riverside Drive, Harlem, New York in 1908. Continue Reading →