Harlem One Stop


Celebrating 100 Years of Harlem as the Mecca of Black Culture

Harlem Cultural Collaborative Preview Launch of 2-Year Community Celebration of the Harlem Renaissance Centennial

October 6, 2018 · Events

Marking the end of World War I which launched the period known as  the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s, Harlem One Stop, a destination marketing organization, and tour operator in Harlem and the Harlem Cultural Collaborative Partners is set to launch a two-year coordinated community celebration of the Harlem Renaissance Centennial beginning in Fall of

Carnival of Swing: Uncovering an Historic Jazz Concert at Randall’s Island Stadium, 1938

September 29, 2018 · Blog

In the process of assembling the Otto F. Hess Photographs collection, I came across unique photographs of an historic New York City concert. As I put photos into folders sorted by artists’ names, I noticed pictures of many different groups, all on an outdoor stage decorated with stars and stripes, and featuring a large banner advertising the New York City