the New York and Harlem Railroad was built along Park Avenue. During 1878-1881
- The elevated railroads reached into Harlem.
*(From: "Harlem, The Story of a Changing Community"
by Bernice Elizabeth Young Published by Julian Messner, a Division of
Simon & Shuster, Inc. 1972)
Some pictures are courtesy of East Harlem's La Guardia/Corsi House which
is located at 307 East 116th Street, New York, NY 10029, (212) 534-7800
the Print Archives, Museum
of the City of New York.