Old Wooden House 16-18 Tiemann Place Harlem 1932

16-18-Tiemann-Place harlem ny1Taken from the street looking northeast at 16-18 Tiemann Place (south of 125th Street, between Broadway and Riverside Drive), in West Harlem, New York, 1932. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s D.F. Tiemann & Company Paint & Color, 1832

Tiemann_photo_ca_1890s-857x750Anthony Tiemann was born in Carlshafen, in Cassel, Germany, in 1779. In order to avoid conscription, he left for England in 1796 at the age of 17 and then went to America in 1798.   Continue Reading →