Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group discovering, preserving and sharing our history
The Bloomingdale Neighborhood History Group (BNHG) has produced several exhibits and assisted other organizations with exhibit materials and ideas.
Exhibits at the New York Public Library Bloomingdale Branch
Exhibits Sponsored by Park West Neighborhood History Group
A Neighborhood History Exhibit - September-October 2003: Co-sponsored with the West 98th-99th Street Old Community and the Columbus Amsterdam Business Improvement District (BID). Exhibit boards featured the pioneer medical institutions, churches and synagogues, the building of the "El" and subways, underground water replacing the aqueduct, and two centuries of the changing architecture and populace ot the Upper West Side's Bloomingdale area.
A Neighborhood Changes Again: What Will We Keep? What Will We Add? - June-August 2006: Co-sponsored with the Columbus-Amsterdam BID. Exhibit board display of: What Has Been, What Is To Come as the new development Columbus Square moves into Park West Village.
Assistance Provided by PWNHG
How Fashion Illustrates History - May 2003: Helped organize and publicize New York City History Day exhibit of Manhattan Day School teams.
Exhibits at Other Locations
Traveling Exhibit of Neighborhood History - 2003-2004: Displayed at Douglass Houses 372, 382 and 400 Central Park West buildings; and Columbus-Amsterdam BID annual meetings. Boards, maps, photos and text.
Robert Moses and the Modern City: Slum Clearance and the Superblock Solution - March 2006: Held at the Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University. PWNHG and W. 98th-99th Street Old Community contributed historic documents and other background information.
24th Police Precinct Permanent Exhibit and Catalogue - Spring 2006: Located at 151 W. 100th Street. PWNHG and W. 98th and 99th Street Old Community prepared catalogue and contributed photos.