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 →

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

july-4-fireworks_650Harlem’s Independence Day salute on Tuesday, July 4th Fireworks will be set off from multiple locations, meaning there will be Instagram-worthy vistas of the display from multiple spots. 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 →