Blanche Dunn The Fabulous “It” Girl Of Harlem 1940 (Photography)

blanche-dunn-in-morningside-park-harlem2Blanche Dunn, lived the American dream, she was a glamorous Jamaican born actress, socialite, and Harlemite who traveled the world, here are a couple of photographs in Morningside Park by her friend Carl Van Vechten in Harlem, New York 1940. Continue Reading →

Looking North From 130th Street, Harlem, NY, 1902

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A wonderful period photograph set right in the heart of pre-Harlem Renaissance looking north on 130th Street, and 7th Avenue (now, Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd.), Harlem, New York, 1901. Continue Reading →

Shop Harlem: Hats Off To Zora Neale Hurston

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chokoMODE’s Harlem Renaissance In Casual Wear

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chokoMODE is a unique clothing line offering individual collections for today’s professional woman from Harlem to Harare whether at work or at play. Continue Reading →

Clark & Wilkins Lumber Company, The “Tiffany” Of Wood In Harlem, 1870 (Photographs)

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The Clark & Wilkins Company at 306 East 128th Street off Second Avenue at East Harlem River, New York, 1870. Continue Reading →

Harlem Art Collective And You Too Can Raise Money To Renovate Langston Hughes’ Harlem Home

langston-hughes glamour in harlemThe Harlem brownstone in which Harlem poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist Langston Hughes spent the last 20 years of his life is now empty, unoccupied and in disrepair. But that may change soon. Continue Reading →

Caféine, A New Java Spot With An Old World Feel Opens In Harlem

Caféine Urban Espresso & Bake Shop1In June 2016, Israeli-born chef Kfir Ben-Arimade, is the coffee-lover behind Caféine Urban Espresso & Bake Shop, a java spot and bakery at 115th Streets and 8th Avenue in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

HW Collection At Harlem World Magazine Store

The HW Collection is a specially curated collection of photographs shot in the Harlem Renaissance style. These collectibles document the disappearing architectural details in Harlem are exclusive to Harlem World Magazine.

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Brownstone Gates At 121st Street, Harlem, NY, 2006

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Le Specs Wayfarer Sunglasses For The Summer

le-plec-galleses-in-harlemHeads up. We got more of those West Coast sunglasses you like so much. What we like is that they look even better here in Harlem on the best Coast! Continue Reading →

Jimmie Daniels “One Of The Most Popular Cafe Singers” Ever In Harlem NY 1908-1984

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Jimmie Daniels was born in Laredo, Texas in 1908, but was raised in Little Rock, Arkansas. He left Arkansas and traveled to New York in the 1920s, at the height of the Harlem Renaissance. Continue Reading →