Paris: Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille 2017

With Harlem’s deep connection to France, from Joseph Bonaparte, Napoleon’s brother, Lord Viscount Courtenay, Marquis de Lafayette, and Charles Maurice de Talleyrand living at the Claremont Inn in West Harlem in the early 1800’s. Continue Reading →

Harlem Luxury At The Claremont Inn, NY 1804-1950’s

ClaremontInnRoege94811The outdoor photographs of the historic Claremont Inn at Riverside Drive at 121st Street, in West Harlem, New York, 1804-1952, are well documented – covering the  exterior decks and dinning areas not so much. Continue Reading →

The Havemeyer Coach At The Claremont In Harlem 1895

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A great image taken of the Havemeyer Coach preparing from the Harlem’s international venue Claremont Inn at Riverside Drive (between 121st and 123rd Streets, a block north of Grant’s Tomb) in West Harlem , New York on May 25, 1895. Continue Reading →

The Claremont Inn, West Harlem, 1804

Claremont Inn.The Claremont Inn, it was an incredibly beautiful structure that stood along the Hudson River, just north of where Grant’s Tomb now stands from right after the Revolution until 1951 and that it catered to the glitterati of the city and country including President McKinley, Lillian Russell, Cole Porter, Admiral Dewey, President Taft, lots of Vanderbilts and Astors and more in west Harlem It all began with Michael Hogan, who made his fortune in shipping and was once the British Consul in Havana. Continue Reading →