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Tag Archives: Harlem River Speedway

A Dinner on Horseback

We have written about¬†quite a few dinners and parties of the¬†Gilded Age on this blog but I don’t think many top C.K.G. Billings’s Horseback Dinner held at Sherry’s Hotel and … Continue reading

June 21, 2016 · 1 Comment

How Harlem River Speedway Became Harlem River Drive

Before it was called the Harlem River Drive, the parkway running north and south along the west bank of the Harlem River was called the Harlem River Speedway. Construction began … Continue reading

February 28, 2012 · 16 Comments

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