Category Archives: Uncategorized

Little Coney Island on West 110th Street

Here’s another post on something that no longer exists in our Bloomingdale neighborhood. The author, Pam Tice, is a member of the Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group’s Planning Committee. For a short period, perhaps less than five years, West 110th Street … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Making Music in Bloomingdale

A map of the musical history of Bloomingdale was recently created by Vita Wallace of the Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group’s Planning Committee. The map is posted here, along with commentary from Vita and photos of a recent BNHG Program that … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Home for the Relief of the Destitute Blind

This is another post in a series by Pam Tice, member of the Planning Committee of the Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group, covering buildings that no longer exist in our neighborhood. From the mid-1880s, this beautiful red brick building stood at … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

The Bloomingdale Insane Asylum

This post is written by local historian Jim Mackin based on his presentation for the Bloomingdale Neighborhood History group on November 16, 2015. The topic covers two of our themes: the medical history of the Bloomingdale neighborhood, and another building that (almost) … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

The New York Pasteur Institute on Central Park West at 97th Street

This is the third in a series of posts about buildings no longer standing in the Bloomingdale neighborhood; it was also the subject of an October 5, 2015, BNHG presentation by medical historian Bert Hansen, Professor at Baruch College, part … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

John Clendening, Esquire, and his Bloomingdale Estate

This is the second post of a series on Bloomingdale neighborhood places that no longer exist.  It was written by Pam Tice, member of the Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group Planning Committee. When John Randel made his 1818-1820 Farm Maps, he … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Lion Brewery, the Lion Park, and the Lion Palace

This is the first in a series of posts about structures and other features of the Bloomingdale neighborhood that are no longer here. This post was written by Pam Tice, a member of the Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group’s Planning Committee. … Continue reading

Posted in Lion Brewery, Lion Palace, Lion Park, Schmid, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

History Detectives: Researching Your Building

This article was recently posted on the West Side Rag site, written by Marjorie Cohen who is a member of the Planning Committee of the Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group. Marjorie also arranged a wonderful program for the BNHG on March … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Battle of Harlem Heights

BATTLE OF HARLEM HEIGHTS by Jim Mackin, local historian and member of the Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group Planning Committee The Battle of Harlem Heights begins with the Knowlton Rangers. They were men, mostly from Connecticut and some from Massachusetts, were … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Bloomingdale History Map

Vita Wallace, musician and History Group Planning Committee member, has produced a Bloomingdale neighborhood map for download — use it while you take a stroll!   BloomingdaleSelfGuidedTourMap    

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment