Thirteen Harlem River Bridges To Receive Upgrades

Patch reports that thirteen bridges spanning the Harlem River and connecting Harlem, Washington and Inwood to the Bronx will receive upgrades to walking and biking infrastructure, the city Department of Transportation announced Friday. Continue Reading →

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The Politics Of The Harlem River Divide In The 8th Council District

Only two New City Council districts cross borough lines, and only the 8th district spanning Manhattan and the Bronx actually crosses a river—in this case, the Harlem River—to do so. Continue Reading →

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Steamboat “Harlem,” New York, 1891 (Photograph)

Here’s a great photograph of the grand old Steamboat “Harlem,” built in 1873, at 111th Street and Eleventh Street, West Harlem Pier, New York, 1891.

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The Steamboat “Harlem,” New York, 1897-1918 (Photographs)

Here are two great photographs from Digital Culture of Metropolitan New York of the grand old Steamboat “Harlem,” where the docks received at and shipped from the West Harlem Pier at 111th Street and Eleventh Street, Harlem River, Harlem, NY, 1891.

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Mayor de Blasio, Economic Development Corporation President Patchett, And Harlem Rep Rodriguez Unveil Inwood Plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem City Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez and New York City Economic Development Corporation President and CEO James Patchett today unveiled the Inwood NYC 2017 Action Plan. Continue Reading →

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Harlem’s Bette Midler, Tituss Burges And Others At New York Restoration Project’s Picnic

Vogue Magazine reports that “It’s the Tonys of the philanthropy world,” said New York Restoration Project executive director Deborah Marton, at last night’s event. Continue Reading →

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Like Marcus Garvey’s SS Shadyside, Lieutenant Kennedy’s PT 59 ‘At The Bottom Of The Harlem River’

In an article from 2014, Harlem World Magazine wrote that Harlem’s Marcus Garvey’s SS Shadyside sank in the Harlem River in 1921. Continue Reading →

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High Bridge And Washington Bridge Over Harlem River NY, 1890

high-brideg-ny-2A wonderful photograph looking south of the High Bridge (the oldest bridge) and Washington Bridge at 170th Street over the Harlem River, New York, 1890.  Continue Reading →

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Connecting Harlem, The High Bridge Tour With Sid Horenstein

highbridge tour in harlemConsidered an engineering marvel when it opened in 1848, the High Bridge is part of the Croton Aqueduct that crosses Harlem River and is based on Roman engineering.

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How You Can Watch The Perseid Meteor Shower Tonight In Or Around Harlem

Perseid Meteor Shower1Macy’s may put on a pretty spectacular fireworks show for the Fourth of July, but we’re sure outer space has them beat. The annual Perseid meteor shower is set to kick off on August 11, and experts believe this year’s may be the best sparkly spectacle yet. Continue Reading →

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Huge 103-Condo Building will Rises Near In Harlem

Screen Shot 2016-08-01 at 12.35.18 PMJust a block away from the Harlem River by 150th Street, developers have now planned a seven-story building that will bring 103 condos to the neighborhood, The Real Deal reports. Continue Reading →

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Second African Burial Ground Discovered In Harlem

alg-mta-bus-depot-jpgFor nearly a decade, keepers of Harlem’s historical flame have insisted — in the face of official skepticism — that a significant antebellum landmark lay beneath an enormous bus depot near the Harlem River. Continue Reading →

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NYPD Finds Gun Used To Kill Officer In Harlem

randolph holder in harlemDivers searching the Harlem River recovered a gun “consistent” with the weapon that was used to kill a police officer during a foot chase in Harlem on Tuesday, the New York Police Department said on Sunday. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Lane, Harlem, NY 1900

harlemlaneHarlem Lane was an old road in the area that served as a popular racecourse for horse-drawn carriages in the 19th century. Continue Reading →

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