27 April 2010

Signs: Harlem, New York


[Below] The famous Apollo Theater became famous for launching great artists such as: James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Diana Ross, The Supremes, The Jackson 5, Patti LaBelle, Marvin Gaye, Luther Vandross, Mariah Carey and Lauryn Hill.



[Below] The Young Men's Christian Association


[Below] A freshly painted tree? Why???


[Below] A gate along Striver's Row, a more affluent area where the people would strive to live. The back part of the apartments were for the horses. Today there are only luxury cars parked there but some of the original signs still remain.



2 comments:

  1. I removed that post because I typed it wrong: Harlem is special.

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  2. no worries... I further removed all trace that it even existed. Oh... except for talking about it right now. Oops. jeje

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