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 →
At High Bridge, Harlem River Passengers Boarding a Steamship Docked on a Pier print, Issued 1880 in New York, by Harper’s Weekly Art by W. A. Rogers. Continue Reading →
An incredible photograph of the Speedway, Harlem River under the Washington Bridge. The “Speedway” was built in 1900 at a cost of over three million dollars. Continue Reading →
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.
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 →
A 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 →
Considered 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.
Macy’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 →
NYPD 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 →
Divers 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 was an old road in the area that served as a popular racecourse for horse-drawn carriages in the 19th century. Continue Reading →