Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Ray Hubbell's Patent Ornamental Metal Corners for Oil Cloths Sold by E. Teraberry, High Bridge, NY

An interesting Trade Card for E. Teraberry, General Merchandise, ca. 1880

High Bridge Wins Streetsie Award for 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

Interesting Aerial Video of the High Bridge and the Hamilton Bridge

For those of you who might have an interest, click here for a very short video clip taken at night presumably from a drone vehicle.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

JAZZ in the HEIGHTZZ Live December 17

“Jazz in the Heightzz” presents jazz concerts at a growing number of well-known venues in Washington Heights, including many at Word Up.
A wonderful evening of Jazz, refreshments and books. No cover, donations
appreciated. More information on www.facebook.com/jazzintheheightzz

Jazz in the Heightzz
Thursday, December 17, 2015
7-8:30pmWord Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)New York, NY

Friday, December 11, 2015

High Bridge Van Co. 165th St. and Amsterdam Ave.

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.