Authentic Harlem Blog

Authentic Harlem’s mission is to provide information that pertains to Harlem’s cultural past present and future. Posts reflect the true vibrancy of the community with a penchant for recognizing unheralded Heroes and forgotten events from long ago.


The picture below puzzled me upon first reading in the lower right corner that it was taken in 1910 at 110th Street & Lenox Ave. Immediately I searched the pic for Central Park which starts at 110th Street.  I know that the northern end of Central Park was...