Best Places To Watch The July 4th Fireworks For Free In Harlem

Harlem’s Independence Day salute on Sunday, July 4th Fireworks will be set off from multiple locations, meaning there will be Instagram-worthy vistas of the display from multiple spots in Harlem.
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The Harlem’s Luxurious Claremont Restaurant And Inn At Riverside Drive NY 1895

A great image the moment a Havemeyer Coach carriages riding north from the multi-story Claremont Restaurant and Inn at Riverside Drive (at 123rd Street, a block north of Grant’s Tomb) in Harlem, NY on May 25, 1895. Continue Reading →

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

ClaremontInnRoege94811The outdoor photographs of the historic Claremont Inn on Riverside Drive at 121st Street in West Harlem, New York, 1804 until the early 1950’s, are well documented with images of the exterior decks and dinning areas. Continue Reading →

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Restore Grant’s Tomb To Its Glory (Photographs)

Hearing the term “national park,” most Americans probably think of Yellowstone or Yosemite, expanses that preserve some of the most remarkable natural features in the country. Continue Reading →

Milt Jackson, Jimmy Heath And Many Others At Jazzmobile In Harlem, 1995, (Video)

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That’s legends Milt Jackson with Jimmy Heath, Bob Cranshaw, MIke LeDonne and Kenny Washington playing in these video series we found on Youtube of a legendary Jazzmobile concert at Grant’s Tomb in West Harlem, New York on August 28th, 1995.

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Seitu’s World: 2016 Harlem Week’s Harlem Day At Grants Tomb (Photographs)

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On Sunday, July 31, 2016, the annual Harlem Week’s event Harlem Day took place at Grants Tomb at 121st Street and Riverside Drive in West Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Riverside Church And Grant’s Tomb, Harlem, NY, 1930 (updated)

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Riverside Church and Grant’s Tomb (right) looking south on 121st Street and Riverside Drive in Harlem, New York, 1910 1930. Continue Reading →

The Claremont Hotel, Harlem, New York 1915

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A spectacular night-time photograph looking south of the Claremont Hotel, located just a block north of Grant’s Tomb, was a legendary, Riverside venue (between 121st and 123rd Streets) for the well-to-do in its day in West Harlem, New York.
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Jazzmobile’s 50th Anniversary In Harlem

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 The Jazzmobile continues Billy Taylor’s tradition of presenting the legends , masters, rising stars and young emerging performers, this year’s Summerfest has one brilliant performance after another.

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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 →

Morningside Heights

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Morningside Heights is a neighborhood of the Borough of Manhattan in New York City and is chiefly known as the home of institutions such as Columbia University, Teachers College, Barnard College, the Manhattan School of Music, Bank Street College of Education, “Grant’s Tomb”, the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, the Riverside Church, the Broadway Presbyterian Church, Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York, Jewish Theological Seminary of America, Interchurch Center and St. Luke’s Hospital. Because of the number of educational institutions in the neighborhood, its nickname is the Academic Acropolis. Continue Reading →