Tag: 145th Street

  • The Heat Wave

    The Heat Wave

    Another Ebay photo of a Harlem nightclub’s interior from June, 1945. This one was called The Heat Wave, and was located on 145th Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues. The Heat Wave was located at 266 West 145th Street. The club was active in the 1930s and 1940s under the direction of Louis Metcalf, who…

  • Museum of Civil Rights in Harlem

    Museum of Civil Rights in Harlem

    (from Urbanize: https://urbanize.city/nyc/post/revealed-one45-museum-civil-rights-harlem-designed-shop-architects) One45 and Shop Architects are proposing a nearly one-million square foot mixed-use development proposed for West Harlem on a portion of a block bounded by West 144th and 145th Street, Lenox Avenue, and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard. A draft scope of work submitted to the city reveals two new towers that would rise about 360 feet…