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 →

Riverside Avenue And 109th Street, Harlem New York 1870

The future and temporary Riverside Avenue as it will be quickly renamed Riverside Drive. The DriveA rare photograph taken on September 30th, 1870, of the future, and temporary Riverside Avenue, as it will be quickly renamed Riverside Drive, looking south from 109th Street in West Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

DOT Weakened Riverside Drive Plan For CB 9 [Updated]

Riverside_Dr_-_Google_MapsDOT watered down and delayed an already half-hearted plan to make Riverside Drive safer for walking in deference to opposition from Community Board 9 in Harlem. Continue Reading →

West Harlem Gas Tanks At 139th Street, 1912

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The West Side Gas Tanks on Riverside Drive taken from 139th Street, West Harlem, New York, 1912. Continue Reading →

Cyclists Ride New Hudson Greenway Ramp in Inwood

inwoodStreets Blog reports that Cyclists and wheelchair users will soon have improved access to the Hudson River Greenway in Inwood, when the Parks Department officially opens a new ramp connecting the greenway to Dyckman Street. Continue Reading →

St. Walburgas Convent And School, Harlem, NY, 1904-1957

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A great photo-post card of the original Victorian homes of the St. Walburga Convent and School from the first half of the turn of the 20th century at 139th Street and (630) Riverside Drive, in Harlem, pre-1904.

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Church of the Master, Harlem, New York, 1893

churchofthemaster1Church of the Master was at 360 West 122nd Street and Morningside Avenue, in Morningside area of Harlem, New York, 1893. Continue Reading →