Aly’s Dancing School East 125th Street Harlem, NY, 1912

aly-s-dancing-school-southeast-corner-east-125th-street-1912-harlem-manhattan-nyc-20Seems there has been dancing in Harlem for centuries! A fantastic street level black and white photograph of the Aly’s (not Alvin) Dancing School on the southeast corner at East 125th and 124th Streets and Lenox Avenue, (on the right hand corner), Harlem, New York, 1912 .

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Horse & Wagons, Lenox And 126th Street Harlem NY 1901

lenox-126th-street-horse-wagons-lined-the-streets-in-harlem-ny-1901-241It’s the winter of 1901, on a sunny Harlem day, with bare trees at Lenox Avenue and 126th Street with horses and wagons lined the street in New York.

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The Most Expensive Home In Harlem $11 Million

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The Most Expensive Home In Harlem this month is this wonderful 19,370 square foot have a total of 18 residential units, 18 beds, and two commercial spaces right in the heart of central Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

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

Jimmie Daniels in red

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 →

FLUX Public Art Projects Throughout Harlem’s Parks And Boulevards

art flux in harlemFLUX Public Art Projects, continues to May 31st, 2016, there is 40+ Public Art Projects throughout Harlem’s Parks and Boulevards, at Marcus Garvey Park, Harlem Art Park, Eugene McCabe Field, 127th Street Harlem Grown Farm, Lenox Avenue and 124th Street. Continue Reading →

Construction Wraps On Retail Complex In Harlem

100-West-125th-Street-in harlem before and afterIn July of 2015, YIMBY brought you a construction update on the the six-story, 202,361-square-foot commercial-retail project being built at 100 West 125th Street, located on the corner of Malcolm X Boulevard (Aka Lenox Avenue), in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Construction On Lenox & 125th Street Harlem, NY 1910

lenox-125th-street-harlem-ny-1910-finalAn upclose view of what seems to be mid-day construction work day along Lenox Avenue and 125th Street in Harlem, New York, 1910. Continue Reading →

310 Lenox Avenue And 125th Street Harlem, New York 1910

lenox-avenue-125th-street-harlem-ny-1910-41 finalUpclose view looking north-west on the corner of Lenox Avenue and 125th Street in Harlem, New York around 1910. Continue Reading →

145th Street Bridge Ramp At Lenox Avenue, 1917

e_s_n30_bps04974An overturned car, near the 145th Street Bridge ramp, New York, New York, July 10, 1917

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Lenox Avenue And 126th Street Harlem NY 1901


A photograph looking southeast at carriages, shops and apartment buildings on Lenox Avenue and 126th Street, Harlem, NY 1901.

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