Harlem Lost and Found By Michael Henry Adams (book)
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Harlem On Our Dime
The Harlem Renaissance Ballroom and Casino, an art deco behemoth on the corner of 138th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard, opened in 1923. Continue reading
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A swath of Central Harlem is being primed for landmarking under the first-ever comprehensive preservation plan for the area approved by the local community board this week. Continue reading
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Join us Tuesday for a monthly update on the goings on
in and around the Mount Morris Park Historic District.
On the Agenda:
* Senator Bill Perkins – Hear his report on the October 4th Community Forum on Safety, Crime and other Quality of Life Issues.
* Michael Henry Adams – Discussion on upcoming November Historic District Extension Forum to be convened by Senator Perkins’ office,
In the early 1990s, with New York City eager to find creative ways of rehabilitating its troubled neighborhoods, it struck a multimillion-dollar deal with the Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce: Continue reading
African-Americans have been making history in New York for centuries, but you’d never know it from the roster of city landmarks and historic districts. Historic preservation in the city’s black neighborhoods is a struggle against snobbery – and local leaders bent on development. Michael Henry Adams is an interloper among the gods and goddesses of New York City’s landmarks world. Continue reading
Today, the Victoria Theater is the hulking ghost of Harlem. Dwarfed by its more famous neighbor, the Apollo, audiences haven’t seen a show at the Victoria in 10 years and today it is like a movie theater kept in distressed amber…. Continue reading