Tag: El

  • Harlem’s Worlds Fair, 1883

    Harlem’s Worlds Fair, 1883

    No, the Harlem World’s Fair did not happen in 1883, nor did it happen at all. But it was proposed in this great illustration from Demarest’s Monthly Magazine, November 1879 (thank you to Harlem Bespoke that originally drew my attention to this image): The fair would essentially be on the Columbia University land, and stretch…

  • HNBA Meeting Tonight at 7:00

    HNBA Meeting Tonight at 7:00

    Tonight HNBA will have our new Community Affairs Officer [Troycarra Powers] from the 25th Precinct attend our HNBA meeting to answer any concerns you have about public safety and the rise in crime in our community. In addition, Tatiana from https://womenscja.org/ will be joining to talk about their effort to convert Lincoln Jail (on Central…