A great photograph taken of John F. Kennedy Democratic nominee speaking at a rally in front of the historic Hotel Theresa on the south west corner at 7th Avenue looking northeast towards 125th Street in Harlem, New York, on October 12, 1960.
I always remember when I met with Malcolm X at the hotel Teresa, because he was the one who gave us support and made it possible for us to be accommodated there. Continue Reading →
On Friday, August 12th, high top the historic Hotel Theresa, on 125th Street, Harlem World Magazine Radio Podcast host Danny Tisdale set down and spoke to longtime Harlemite, one time chair of the Community Board #10, and the 125th Street BID (Business Improvement District), avid big game hunter and real estate veteran Eugene Giscombe. Continue Reading →
A photo showing the classy boxing champion Sugar Ray Robinson saluting the crowd after the “Fight of the Year” … Continue Reading →
In March, writer Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts (2013 Literature, Theo Westenberger Awardee) took over the former Hotel Theresa space in Harlem to create an installation of works by various artists to honor the 50th anniversary of Malcolm X’s assassination. Continue Reading →
In December, 1920, Ed H. Wilson opened a small hotel, the Hotel Olga (which was once called McAvoy’s Saloon), expressly for Harlem’s African-American clientele. Continue Reading →