Inaugural Kit Film Noir Festival At Columbia University

The first annual Dr. Saul and Dorothy Kit Film Noir Festival, presented March 21 – 25, 2018 by the Columbia University School of the Arts at the new Lenfest Center for the Arts in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

A Country Estate In Harlem, NY 1915 (Photo)

A great view looking northwest on a hill across from a country estate at Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue at 100th Street in West Harlem, NY, 1915.

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Register Right Now For The Jesse Owens Spring Track & Field Program In Harlem

Online registration in now available for our free Jesse Owens Spring Track & Field Program starting on April 7, 2018, in Thomas Jefferson Park in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Amsterdam Avenue And 120th Street, West Harlem New York 1910 (Photographs)

Here are two great photographs taken between these Harlem country farm style homes, and the apartments and brownstones of the Harlem Renaissance of the 20th century. Continue Reading →

Site Of The Cathedral Of Saint John The Divine At Morningside Park In Harlem, NY 1893

An amazing photograph taken at the site of the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine looking northeast between Amsterdam and Manhattan Avenues at 110th Street from Morningside Park in West Harlem, NY 1893. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: New York State Association Of Black An Puerto Rican Legislators Conference 2018 (Photos)

On Monday, January 15, 2018, photographer Seitu Oronde was at the New York State Association Of Black An Puerto Rican Legislators Conference 2018 in Albany, NY. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Julia Marlowe, One Of The Best Actresses At The Turn Of The Century, 1865 – 1950

Julia Marlowe, August 17, 1865 – November 12, 1950, was an English-born American actress known for her interpretations of William Shakespeare. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Leslie Wyche Celebration Of Life In Harlem

On Tuesday, January 28, 2018, photographer Seitu Oronde was at the Leslie Wyche’s Viewing and Celebration Of Life at the Unity Funeral Chapel, at 126st Street and Lenox Avenue In Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Harlem Power Breakfast At Silvia’s Restaurant (Photographs)

On Tuesday, January 30, 2018, photographer Seitu Oronde was at the Harlem Power Breakfast at Silvia’s Restaurant in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Leslie Wyche At His Best (Photographs)

On Sunday, January 21, 2018, we posted that “Mayor Of Harlem” Leslie Wyche had crossed over. Today, photographer Seitu Oronde paid a photographic homage to Mr. Wyche from throughout the years in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Submission For Burnt-Out Landmark In Harlem

NY Yimby reports that a proposal been submitted to the Landmarks Preservation Commission by PMA Architecture for 449 Convent Avenue, in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: NAACP Image Awards The Kennedy Center (Photographs)

On Wednesday, January 17, 2018, photographer Seitu Oronde was at the NAACP Image Awards at the Kennedy Center in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

A Fab Harlem Brownstone That Has It All For $4.5 Mil

This impeccably renovated Italianate two family brownstone has it all that is located on attractive tree-lined at 246 West 121st Street between Adam Clayton Blvd., and Frederick Douglass Blvd., in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Hamilton Heights House Asking $3.25M In Harlem

NY Curbed reports that there’s no shortage of stunningprewar architecture for sale in Hamilton Heights, and the new-to-market limestone townhouse at 426 West 147th Street is a welcome addition to that list. Continue Reading →

Ethiopian Emperor Haille Selassie Visits In Harlem, 1954 (Video)

First, the stylish Emperor of Ethiopian, Haille Selassie, toured at the top of the Empire State Building, then Emperor Selassie drove uptown to crowds waving, from apartment buildings to the crowded streets throughout the tour in Harlem, NY, 1954.

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The Supremes, Live At The Apollo Theatre, 1963 (Video)

The fabulous The Supremes singing, “My Heart Can’t Take It No More,” recorded live to the toughest, warmest audience in showbiz at The Apollo Theatre, Harlem, NY in January 1, 1963. Continue Reading →

Help Fund Harlem’s Nyasha Studies Abroad In Cuba!

From our partner Sabree Harlem Parents blog:

My name is Nyasha Franklin, and I am from Harlem, NY. I am a junior at Mount Holyoke College, studying Anthropology and Africana Studies. Continue Reading →

Boy At 115th Street Harlem Well, NY 1897 (Photograph)

We love this wonderful photograph by James Reuel Smith of an little boy sitting in front of a Harlem Well at 27 West 115th Street, between Fifth and Lenox Avenues on October 26, 1897. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: NAN Honors Shola Olatoye, NYCHA CEO In Harlem (Photographs)

Photographs by Seitu Oronde

On Thursday, December 19, 2017, a diverse group came together to honor Shola Olatoye, CEO NYCHA at the National Action Network (NAN) in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

The Hamilton Bank Building, Harlem, NY, 1893 (Print)

The Hamilton Bank Building, named after Harlemite Alexander Hamilton, at 213, 215 and 217 West 125th Street in Harlem, NY, 1893. Continue Reading →