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 →

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 →

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 →

Woman Found Dead On Edge Of Harlem River In Inwood

crime-tape-in-harlemNYPD are investigating the death of a 40-year-old woman whose body was found on the edge of the Harlem River in Inwood Saturday morning, officials said. Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →