Boy Waiting For Trolley In East Harlem, NY 1911

1703-1705-lexington-avenue-107th-street-1911-upper-east-side-1703 1705 Lexington Avenue and 107th Street, on the Upper East side in what was then IItalian Harlem, New York, 1911.

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Ben E. King’s “Spanish Harlem” Passes (video)

ben e kingBen E. King was born Benjamin Earl Nelson on September 28, 1938, in Henderson, North Carolina, and moved to Harlem, New York, at age nine. Continue Reading →

7-Eleven Replaces Local Businesses In East Harlem

7 eleven in east  harlem

A 7-Eleven will be the first store to open in a building that stood vacant for more than a year after the landlord pushed out eight small businesses to make room for renovations.

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