Upcoming Free Zoom Event,
Wednesday, October 28 at 530pm
Hidden History of The Upper West Side:
with presenter: Philip Andrew Stein
The below link will be active at approximately 5pm and the first 100 visitors will be able to access the webinar and its chat function. For those not in the first 100, an additional link will appear here prior to the presentation for a live YouTube feed, but without the Chat function.
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More Information about the content of the presentation is at Upcoming Events
A recording of the presentation will later appear on our Past Events page
April 28, 2020 at 7pm
Archivist Week Award for the BNHG
The Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group has been awarded The Archivist Week Award for the educational use of archives by the NYC Archivists Round Table.
The award recognizes the group's work researching, archiving and sharing information on the history of the Bloomingdale area and cites, in particular, the work of Pam Tice, the group's blogger and Gil Tauber, creator of the BNHG database of upper west side buildings.
To watch the live award presentation, register at
Upcoming BNHG Zoom Presentations
Times and Details to be announced
Community leader Ethel Sheffer with an insider’s perspective on the development of Riverside Park South.
Jim Mackin, local historian, with highlights from his soon-to-be-published book Notable New Yorkers on Manhattan’s Upper West Side: Bloomingdale - Morningside Heights.
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The Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group is collecting photos and stories of these transformative times. Information is available at the 2020 Project page.
Announcing the Bloomingdale Building Database
The product of more than two years of research by BNHG members, led by Gilbert Tauber, the database table lists all of the 1,056 buildings in the Bloomingdale Neighborhood.
To read a complete introduction and download the database table, click here for Bloomingdale Building Database
The introduction and the table have copyright protection.
BNHG Library Collection
During renovation of the Bloomingdale
branch of the New York Public Library, public access to the collection is limited.
The Latest Blog
The effect of the 1918 influenza pandemic on the Bloomingdale neighborhood, by Pam Tice.
Read the entire blog with its 17 photos:
Spanish Flu in Bloomingdale: A Search for How Our Neighborhood Coped in 1918
See a complete list with links to all 39 BNHG Blogs at BNHG BLOGS.