Harlem Street Scenes

The National Archives has outtakes from METROPOLIS 1939 with scenes from central Harlem, Harlem River Houses, and the building of the Queensbridge Houses.

The incredible vitality of the Harlem scene (Harlem was much more densely populated then – due to racially restrictive housing policies and practices) comes across clearly in this film.

Ginjan Featured in Humans of New York

Make sure to check out the amazing piece on the founders of Ginjan Cafe (Park/125) on Humans of New York:


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