Notable Upper West Siders

Notable Upper West Siders

Come (virtually) tread the streets and avenues of the West 90’s and above with author Jim Mackin, who has spent years searching for traces of hundreds of fascinating residents who helped shape the character of the UWS. Meet our former neighbors — some...
Hidden Waters of the UWS and Central Park

Hidden Waters of the UWS and Central Park

Ever wonder what lies below the Upper West Side? Landmark West dives into the hidden waters bubbling (or that once bubbled) beneath our boots, basements, and ball fields. Sergey Kadinsky, author of Hidden Waters of New York City, takes us to the...
“THEY WERE HERE” Launch Event!

“THEY WERE HERE” Launch Event!

LW celebrates the launch of THEY WERE HERE, a unique collection of architectural and social histories that tells the stories of the many immigrants who worked and lived along Columbus Avenue. Tom Miller (aka the “Daytonian in Manhattan” blogger) guides us...
Manhattan’s First ‘It’ Girl

Manhattan’s First ‘It’ Girl

She arrived in New York City in 1900 with “nothing but her looks.” Embodying the dynamic cultural change that was happening at the time, 16-year old Evelyn Nesbit quickly became the face (and figure) of the new century: Manhattan’s first...
Discovering Calvert Vaux

Discovering Calvert Vaux

O, n Zoom LW! Members FREE! Join us for this continuing journey through scenic landmark Central Park and the creative mind of one of its unheralded creators. Ron Korcak helps us get to know Vaux: the architect, the engineer, the protégé and the mentor....