Monthly Archives: December 2013

Catching Up: Marjorie Cohen’s history writing on the Bloomingdale area

Marjorie Cohen writes history essays for the West Side Rag, our neighborhood’s e-news reporting on the Upper West Side.  Marjorie is a member of the Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group’s planning committee. Marjorie has lived on the Upper West Side since … Continue reading

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The Old Community on West 98th and 99th Streets

Compiled by Jim Mackin working with Jim Torain — both Jims are members of the Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group’s Planning Committee. The OLD COMMUNITY is the African-American community of West 98th and 99th Streets between Central Park West and Columbus … Continue reading

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