Free Walking Tours of Historic Bloomingdale
Explore the History of the Upper West Side
between W. 96th and W. 110th Streets
Led by renowned local historian Jim Mackin
August tour will be announced
More Information at our UPCOMING EVENTS page
Here is the latest issue of our newsletter, which describes our ongoing work to highlight local history and culture. Click on the image below or click on our BULLETINS page. Happy reading!
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Revised BNHG Building Database Now Available
The 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.
The latest revision adds the Department of Buildings’ Building Identification Number (BIN) for each building. This will make it easier to coordinate our information with databases maintained by the Department of Buildings and other agencies. The BIN also makes it possible to distinguish individual buildings in situations where there are multiple buildings on the same tax lot, as in the case of Frederick Douglass Houses.
There is also a new column for the Department of Finance building classification, which helpfully states whether a non-condo apartment building has an elevator or is a walk-up.
Explore this revised database at the
BUILDING DATABASE page of our RESOURCES section
The Latest Blog
"Bloomingdale Grows and Prospers 1790-1820"
Post #5 of Series on Bloomingdale in the 18th Century
This is the fifth post in a series about 18th Century Bloomingdale, written by Pam Tice, member of the Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group Planning Committee.
Read the entire blog:
Post #5 Bloomingdale Grows and Prospers 1790-1820
DIGITAL COLLECTIONS OF THE BLOOMINGDALE NEIGHBORHOOD HISTORY GROUP
Select items from the BNHG Library Collection have been digitized
for more information about the library collection visit our
BNHG LIBRARY COLLECTION page.
The 2020 Project of the BNHG
The BNHG collected photos and stories of this memorable past year. The latest additions to this ongoing project were 62 black and white neighborhood photos by Paul Margolis.
View the entire project at the 2020 Project page
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