A Walk Through Harlem, New York’s Most Storied

This is the Harlem Casino. Some have said it was the oldest theatrical building left in Manhattan. After that initial laying of the cornerstone on June 11th 1889, everything went wrong for what was going to be the West End Theatre. The theater’s owner and backer ran out of money soon after the cornerstone was laid and the foundation in place. It turns out that the developer, A.H. Wood, who ☞ REMEMBER: The Harlem Casino circa 1904 By looking at the smooth 1960's stucco finishes of the Greater Refuge Temple on 124th Street and ACP/7th Avenue (lower photo), one would never know that one of Harlem's oldest ballrooms lies beneath the modernist house of worship. The building at 2081 Seventh Avenue, was built sometimes around 1890 and would serve as a live event venue and ballroom Invaded a Harlem Casino --Then Walked Into Police Trap. Dec. 4, 1904. Credit... The New York Times Archives. See the article in its original context from December 4, 1904, Page 2 Buy Reprints Harlem Casino (New York, N.Y.) Detailed View Revision History Sources. Export. JSON EAC-CPF XML (1852-?) Drawings, New York City buildings ZUCK Accession number(s): 1979002., 1880-1904 Alexander Architectural Archive, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin. referencedIn: Zucker, Alfred, b. 1852. Alfred Zucker drawings, 1880-1904. Harlem Casino Collection. Schomburg Menu Collection. Menus. Dates / Origin Date Created: 1904-06-16 Library locations Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division Shelf locator: Sc MG 895 Topics Food African Americans-- Social life and customs Restaurants Harlem (New York, N.Y.) Genres Menus Notes Harlem Casino. Image. View Full Item. Created Date 1904-06-16. Partner The New York Public Library. Contributing Institution Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division. The New York Public Library . Subjects Food Harlem (New York, N.Y.) African Americans--Social life and customs Restaurants. Location Harlem (New York, N.Y.) Type text image Harlem Casino. Type of Resource. text. Genre. Menus. Date Created. 1904. Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division. More Details Cite This Item Image ID 5194455. Permalink. Copy. Download Options. 300px . 760px. All download options. Small (300px) Standard (760px) High Res (TIF format) Order. Art Print. Free to use without Formerly the Harlem Casino, You mean the elevated subway tracks for the 1 train at Broadway and 125th, from 1904, engineered by William Barclay Parsons. And the Riverside Drive Viaduct from Souvenir book of Harlem lodge, no. 457, F. & A. M. Pub. in commemoration of its two-thousandth communication in connection with an entertainment and reception at the Harlem casino, 12th street and Seventh avenue, Wednesday evening, December 14th, 1904. Saved from gotham.fromthesquare.org. Loew’s 7th Avenue Theater/Harlem Casino, Part 2. Saved by Sharif Williams

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