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Harlem became Manhattan's most desperate neighborhood in the 1970s and early 1980s when the city government, in lieu of tax payments, reluctantly took ownership of some 70% of Harlem's real estate.
Harlem today is reminiscent of the Upper West Side in the early 1980s.
Harlem was incredibly dangerous as recently as 1990, when dozens of burglaries and assaults occurred daily.
www.manhattan-institute.org /email/crd_newsletter02-06.html   (1350 words)

  Harlem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
In the 1920s, Harlem was the center of a flowering of African American culture that became known as the Harlem Renaissance.
In the late 1950s and early 1960s, Harlem was the scene of a massive rent strike by neighborhood tenants, led by local activist, who became discredited after he was identified as a member of the Communist Party by witnesses testifying under oath before the House Committee on Un-American Activities.
Harlem suffered riots in 1934, 1943, 1964, and 1968.
www.eastcleveland.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Harlem,_New_York   (1269 words)

 Harlem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the late 1950s and early 1960s, Harlem was the scene of a massive rent strike by neighborhood tenants, led by local activist Jesse Gray, who became discredited after he was identified as a member of the Communist Party by witnesses testifying under oath before the House Committee on Un-American Activities.
Residents of Harlem rioted in 1935, 1943, 1964, 1968, and 1995.
Malcolm X lived in Harlem and was assassinated in the Audobon Ballroom in Washington Heights in 1965.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Harlem,_Manhattan   (2321 words)

 MontessoriConnections: Environment: Hirschfeld's Harlem: Manhattan's Legendary Artist Illustrates This Legendary City ...
In Harlem, we can see the artist's style develop; before the detailed line drawings we have come to expect came almost impressionistic pencil shadings, at once more personal and mysterious, more abstract, and evocative and startling in their originality.
Hirschfeld came of age in New York City almost next door to Harlem, and was heavily influenced by the culture of the Harlem Renaissance, and this spirit informed his interpretation of African American culture for the next 75 years.
This book is well-supported by an outstanding essay on the Harlem Renaissance by Gail Lumet Buckley, as well as commentary by many fl entertainers who have been moved by Hirschfeld's documentation of their culture, and who sure don't treat him like any sort of outsider.
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Harlem is a neighborhood of Manhattan, long known as a major African American cultural and business center.
In the 1920s, Harlem was the center of a flowering of Black culture that became known as the Harlem Renaissance.
Harlem was spared the riots that ruined other fl neighborhoods in the 1960s, maintained its housing stock, and began to see gentrification in the 1990s, much of it by fl professionals.
www.askmytutor.co.uk /h/ha/harlem__manhattan.html   (563 words)

 Encyclopedia: Lindy Hop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Lindy Hop is a street jazz dance that evolved in Harlem, Manhattan, New York in the late 1920s and early 1930s that emerged with swing jazz.
In the 1910s through the 1950s, Harlem was an entertainment district, where people from all walks of life, all races, and all classes came together.
Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the United States, the most densely populated major city in North America, and is at the center of international finance, politics, entertainment, and culture.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Lindy-Hop   (9682 words)

 New York Architecture Images- History- harlem and the heights
Harlem suffered economic decline in the 1830s when many of the farms, depleted from decades of cultivation, were abandoned and the great estates were sold at public auctions.
Harlem was considered an ideal place to live, with its broad tree-lined streets and new, up-to-date housing stock.
Rents in Harlem rose drastically after World War I. The deterioration of Harlem housing which began in the 1920s can be attributed in large part to the high cost of living in the community and the increased demands on the neighbourhood brought by the rising population.
www.nyc-architecture.com /HAR/HAR-History.htm   (4599 words)

 New York Architecture Images- new york architecture walks- Harlem
Harlem is located in the northern portion of Manhattan and is one of the foremost African-American communities in the world, but it wasn’t always that way.
Central Harlem includes an area that is roughly bounded by 8th Avenue to the west, Madison Avenue to the east, 155th Street to the north, and 110th Street to the south.
Most of Harlem’s row houses were built at the end of the 19th century when Harlem experienced a wave of speculative development tied to the extension of the elevated rail line to 129th Street.
www.nyc-architecture.com /walks-Harlem.htm   (4408 words)

 Harlem Renaissance
What began as a series of literary discussions in lower Manhattan (Greenwich Village) and upper Manhattan (Harlem) was first known as the 'New Negro Movement.' Later termed the Harlem Renaissance, this movement brought unprecedented creative activity in writing, art, and music and redefined expressions of African-Americans and their heritage.
Harlem: Mecca of the New Negro from University of Virginia
Contributors to the Harlem Renaissance by H.L. Giles
www.42explore2.com /harlem.htm   (1671 words)

 Relocations ::: Manhattan Map & Neighborhoods   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
One of the largest of New York's neighborhoods, Harlem is the epicenter of African-American culture in America.
The roaring 1920's and the Harlem Renaissance helped to define the style and grace of Harlem's middle class and wealthier families, and established the neighborhood as the foremost center of fl American life.
This neighborhood lies sandwiched between Manhattan Valley to the south and Harlem to the east and north.
www.sumitomo-ny.com /relocation/manhattan_map.html   (3339 words)

 Harlem Hospital Program Reduces Childhood Injuries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Harlem Hospital Trauma Registry, New York State Uniform Discharge Data, and Medical Examiner Data demonstrated that from 1983 to 1987, the child injury rate in Central Harlem (1,141 per 100,000) was substantially higher than neighboring Northern Manhattan (857 per 100,000), Ohio (518 per 100,000) and the country overall (656 per 100,000).
This community reclamation of abandoned lots, parks, and playgrounds; the modest reversal of neighborhood disintegration; and pride in the greening of Harlem, is largely financed by the labor of Harlem people and by an informal economy based on begging, borrowing, and bartering.
The story of the Greening of Harlem is fundamentally the story of an unconventional coalition of women that includes a surgeon, a homemaker turned community activist, the founder of a park conservancy, and a city parks department gardener (page 6).
www.rwjf.org /reports/grr/013396.htm   (4747 words)

 East Harlem Demographic and Economic Profile
Nevertheless, the number and percentage of senior citizens in East Harlem, as well as the median age, are lower than found in the borough of Manhattan or New York City.
East Harlem, Manhattan and New York City have similar percentages of workers employed in the private sector at 71 percent, 78 percent and 76 percent respectively.
The highest unemployment for East Harlem is 28.9 percent for tract 204 in the Triangle; the lowest rate is 6.5 percent for tract 160.02 at the comer of 5th Avenue and 96th Street.
www.east-harlem.com /cb11_197A_demographic.htm   (1796 words)

 Ask A Newyorker :: harlem: open neighborhood forum :: Soul Food, only in Harlem?
Manhattan and Harlem are one and the same.
Harlem is not encircled by a mote with alegator and Torches aflame.
harlem and manhattan are not seperate, harlem is just uptown away fron the more touristy midtown or the bussle of downtown.
www.askanewyorker.com /phorum/read.php?33,2544   (457 words)

 HPD's Guide to Homeownership in New York City: Neighborhoods: Central Harlem, Manhattan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Central Harlem is bordered by the Harlem River on the north, 5th Avenue to the Harlem River Drive on the east, Central Park on the south, and Morningside Park to Edgecombe Avenue on the west.
Harlem is a neighborhood of neighborhoods: Bradhurst, Strivers' Row, Manhattan Valley, Sugar Hill and Hamilton Heights.
Central Harlem is home to many socially and architecturally important churches, and to thriving cultural institutions such as the Studio Museum in Harlem, the National Black Theatre, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, and the Dance Theatre of Harlem, one of the nation's premier ballet companies.
www.nyc.gov /html/hpd/html/for-homebuyers/nychome-neighborhoods-manhattan-harlem.html   (747 words)

 Manhattan bed and breakfast & inns. Find the perfect Manhattan B&B lodging on BedandBreakfast.com.
Chelsea Lodge - Manhattan, NY Chelsea Lodge is a recently renovated inn located in the heart of the historic Chelsea district...
The Inn on 23rd - Manhattan, NY The Inn on 23rd is a family owned and operated bed & breakfast in the heart of Manhattan’s Chelsea...
Bed and Breakfast Mont Morris - Manhattan, NY Bed and Breakfast Mont Morris is located in the Mount Morris Park Historic District of Manhattan.
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 Transportation & Infrastructure
East Harlem is a short distance from La Guardia Airport, a terminal that serves as a regional hub for travel and air freight.
East Harlem is served by the New York City Transit Authority's (NYCTA) 4, 5, and 6 subway fines that run along Lexington Avenue.
Since only 15.9% of East Harlem residents own a vehicle, there is a sufficient amount of legal on street parking in the East Harlem's residential neighborhoods.
www.east-harlem.com /cb11_197A_transportation.htm   (1937 words)

 The Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute: Publications/Exhibitions/Internet Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
We looked at Harlem USA, which is certainly the project symbolic of the needs and of the success which comes when the aggregation of large resources are brought together.
Vacco represented many of the issues in East Harlem, in the (inaudible) which are, of course, of vital importance to the Empowerment Zone and, in effect, could have spoken about some of the retail issues that are concerns to him and to people within East Harlem and that focus a lot around 116th Street.
The poverty that you see in Harlem is based really on several things, but I have always believed that the primary cause of property is a lack of investment and also the abnormal outflow of dollars from that community.
www.newmaninstitute.org /harlem_transcript2.htm   (16901 words)

 Bed & Breakfast Mont Morris, New York City
Harlem is currently one of Manhattan's hottest real estate locations.
Harlem is far away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Manhattan, however you will hear music in the streets, and will see people socializing on the sidewalks.
Harlem is the area north of central Park.
www.montmorris.com /neighbourhood.html   (425 words)

 Real Estate Blog - HARLEM: Manhatan Real Estate - Neighborhood Market Report
Harlem was established in 1658 by the Dutch and named Nieuw Harlem after the Dutch city of Harlem.
Harlem passed through several historic periods - as a high-society area of New York for wealthy upper class and middle class white residents...as a fashionable district for fls during a period known as the "Harlem Renaissance"...
Beginning in the 1870s Harlem was the site of a massive wave of development  which resulted in the construction of numerous new single-family row-houses, tenements, and luxury apartment houses, New York's fl middle class began moving to Harlem.
activerain.com /blogsview/24744/HARLEM-Manhatan-Real-Estate   (2040 words)

 Harlem's History - Stormfront White Nationalist Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
reminiscent of a village), Harlem, blighted as it is
Dominicans and other Hispanics are taking over Harlem, chasing the negroes away, which is probably an improvement.
I've lived in Manhattan 30 years and I live across from St. John The Divine, 2 blocks from Columbia University.
www.stormfront.org /forum/showthread.php?t=104200   (757 words)

 Lower Manhattan : News | "Harlem Is Downtown" Exhibits Dot Lower Manhattan
The exhibit, originally on display in Harlem, begins at its South Street Seaport locale with a 50-foot-long timeline connecting the migration of enslaved Africans from Lower Manhattan ports north.
Harlem is… -- honors 30 Harlem individuals from the original Cotton Club dancers The Silver Belles to Harlem Rens basketball player John Isaacs to Congressman Charles B. Rangel, who have shaped and defined today's Harlem.
Harlem is… The Gospel Tradition -- tells the stories of four churches at the forefront of the migration of African-American churches from downtown to Harlem: the Abyssinian Baptist Church, Mother African Episcopal Zion Church, Mount Olivet Baptist Church, and St. Philip's Episcopal Church.
www.lowermanhattan.info /news/_harlem_is_downtown_17984.asp   (1297 words)

 Harlem One Stop: About Harlem One Stop
Harlem One Stop is a cultural tourism initiative of the Hamilton Heights West Harlem Community Preservation Organization (CPO) which is in the process of establishing a one stop network for Upper Manhattan-Harlem-based tourism through alliances and strategic partnerships.
Harlem One Stop is funded by a cultural tourism grant from the Arts and Business Council/NYSCA and is designed to boost tourism, strengthen Harlem/New York's ability to draw diverse visitors, give tourists a greater choice of authentic experiences and foster exciting collaborative opportunities to market ethnic and artistic traditions.
Harlem One Stop is pleased to provide an alternative medium for accessing information about our programs and services.
www.harlemonestop.com /about   (813 words)

 New York, New York at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Prior to 1898, New York City consisted of Manhattan and the Bronx, which was annexed by the city from southern Westchester County in two separate actions: the western portion in 1874, and the remaining portion in 1895.
The Boroughs of Manhattan and The Bronx covered the original city and the rest of New York County.
Yellow cabs patrol Manhattan (south of 96th Street) and may be hailed with a raised hand and taken anywhere within the five boroughs.
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 Curbed: Manhattan: Harlem & East Harlem Archives
We're sorry, but if the first or most recent one didn't do it, this new Harlem Park rendering absolutely proves that this whole "office building" thing is just a cover for whatever supervillain who plans on using this as his lair.
As pointed out by our friends at Racked, a "Harlem Fur reader, property manager, and Harlemite himself" wrote in to The Fur saying he has a vacant storefront space near the corner of Lenox Avenue and 125th Street, an area that's heating up for retail.
Harlem's Graceline Court may eventually defy the laws of physics with its teetering-on-the-edge cantilever, but, for now, it's going to have to defy the city to make it happen.
www.curbed.com /archives/categories/manhattan_harlem_east_harlem.php   (2328 words)

 Harlem West Apartments for rent Harlem West apartment rentals, Harlem West furnished apartments to rent.
Harlem West Apartments for rent Harlem West apartment rentals, Harlem West furnished apartments to rent.
About Us Sublet.com is a Harlem West apartment rental website that advertises Harlem West apartments, Harlem West roommates, Harlem West houses for rent Harlem West sublets and subleases.
Harlem West housing rentals, apartments, roommates, houses, tenants and landlords have not been verified or evaluated.
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 The Harlem Flophouse bed and breakfast - Manhattan, New York. Manhattan Bed and Breakfast Inns.
The Harlem Flophouse bed and breakfast - Manhattan, New York.
The Harlem Flophouse is a charming 1890's Victorian brownstone on a safe, quiet, street in Manhattan.
Located at Harlem's cultural center, it is steps away from the world famous Apollo Theater, numerous Jazz clubs and Gospel choirs.
www.bedandbreakfast.com /new-york-manhattan-theharlemflophouse.html   (363 words)

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