Boy At A Well In West Harlem Shoreline, New York, May 13, 1898

Unidentified boy with water container photographed by James Reuel Smith at an old rough Well on the Hudson River shore (to the right) looking southeast from West 158th Street, in Harlem, NY, May 13, 1898.

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Small Boy A Top A Well At Broadway And West 124th Street, West Harlem, 1898

Turn of the century Harlem photograph by James Reuel Smith, a small Harlem boy sitting a top a well on the northeast corner of Broadway and West 124th Street, Harlem, New York, April 9, 1898.

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Sugar Hill Children’s Museum’s 1st Annual Benefit Honoring Harlem’s Shola Lynch And Others

The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling is excited to announce its first annual benefit, [press] PLAY – a festive evening for adults to explore exhibitions, storytelling prompts and interactive arts activities throughout its 17,000 sq ft state-of-the-art Museum designed by world renowned architect David Adjaye. Continue Reading →

Historic West Harlem Firehouse Theater Is For Sale

6sqft reports that the Beaux Arts firehouse that has been the home of the Faison Firehouse Theater since 1999 (with a celebrated “official” inaugural opening in 2007 that included a presentation by Maya Angelou) is for sale. Continue Reading →

The Fortune Society Kicks Off Rooftop Gardening Season In West Harlem

Patch reports that on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, The Fortune Society  kicked off its 2018 Rooftop Horticulture Program for formerly incarcerated and formerly homeless clients as well as for families who live at Castle Gardens – Fortune’s supportive permanent housing on West 140th Street in West Harlem. Continue Reading →

The Hudson River Well At 122nd Street In Harlem New York 1897-1902

It was spring time in Harlem, when photographer James Reuel Smith, took this image of the Hudson River Well, between West 122nd and West 123rd Streets, looking northeast in West Harlem, on the shore of the Hudson River in New York, 1897-1902. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Cabin, Amsterdam Ave., & 120th, Street, Harlem, New York, 1910

A great photograph taken at the site of an old wooded Harlem cabin, with a wooden picket fence lining the sidewalk that moves up a small hill on Amsterdam Avenue at 120th Street in Morningside Park, West Harlem, NY, 1910. 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 →

Reworking A Refuse Storage Area In Harlem

Waste Management World reports that in New York City CTA Architects P.C. has completed a $1.1 million redevelopment and upgrade of the 5650 square foot (525 square metre) refuse storage area at Morningside Gardens, a six-building co-op complex in West Harlem’s Morningside Heights section. Continue Reading →

Former Harlem Resident, President Obama Is First Guest On New David Letterman Show

We love writing about President Obama since he lived and worked in Harlem while attending Columbia University in West Harlem. Anyway, Essence writes that David Letterman is coming back to TV and he has tapped former President Obama to be his first guest.
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Uptown Arts Stroll Accepting Poster Contest Submissions

Artists living in West Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood can now submit poster designers for one of Uptown Manhattan’s premier annual art events. Continue Reading →

Chelsea, FC Harlem Growing “The Beautiful Game” Soccer In Harlem And Beyond

NY Sports Today reports that while the debate continues on about where New York City Football Club will eventually find a home, a stone’s throw from their current home, Yankee Stadium … Continue Reading →