Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Blogspot has announced this years winners of the Streetsie Awards, and while the High Bridge wasn't the absolute best thing that happened this year, it is the "Best Walking Project" for 2015. The award was given in concert with the reopening in June.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Friday, December 11, 2015
This oil on canvas trade painting of the High Bridge Van Co. must have been painted in the early part of the 20th century. The company was established in 1905. Does anyone remember this company at 165th and Amsterdam? The painting above is up for auction on Sunday, December 20, 2015. More information here.
Here is another piece of ephemera from this company from 1928.
At some point they had offices at 170th St.