Watch video of our Past Events
Recording now available of the popular zoom presentation of "Bloomingdale Goes to the movies on September 22, 2020." Now available at
For the past 20 years the BNHG has offered monthly presentations of local historical interest between September and June. Thanks to the Columbus Amsterdam BID, videos of other past BNHG presentations have been added to our website at our PAST EVENTS page.
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Upcoming BNHG Zoom Presentations
Date and Times to be announced
The Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group is collecting traces of these difficult and transformative times. Information is available at the 2020 Project page.
Celebrating its twentieth anniversary, the Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group promotes education and research on the history of the Bloomingdale neighborhood of New York City's Upper West Side from 96th to 110th Street between Central Park and Riverside Drive.
Learn more about our group's activities at our ABOUT US page.
BNHG Library Collection
During renovation of the Bloomingdale
branch of the New York Public Library, public access to the collection is limited. Come visit the collection when the library reopens.
Announcing the Bloomingdale Building Database
The database table is the product of more than two years of research and field work by BNHG members, led by Gilbert Tauber. The table lists all of the 1,056 buildings in the area from the north side of 96th Street to the south side of 110th Street between Central Park West and Riverside Drive.
To read a complete introduction and download the database table, go to our Resources page or click here for Bloomingdale Building Database
The introduction and the table have copyright protection.
The effect of the 1918 influenza pandemic on the Bloomingdale neighborhood, by Pam Tice, member of the BNHG Planning Committee:
Read the entire blog with its 17 photos:
Spanish Flu in Bloomingdale: A Search for How Our Neighborhood Coped in 1918