Now & Then

Buried beneath layers of time and development lies another Inwood…an Inwood inhabited by Indians, Dutchmen, Hessians, captains of industry and hardscrabble Irish immigrants. If every picture tells a story, then this is the story of…


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George Thunhorst March 23, 2015 at 12:25 pm

Hi I grew up on 25 Cumming Street !!

Bill M a old Longhorn April 1, 2015 at 9:55 pm

Tom Walsh, Class of 1951 Good Shepherd School . Brother Peter. I am from Seaman Ave. Player football with the Long Horns & Then the Rams from 212st. Went to LaSall with Bill Sherman & John Kellerher. Also swam in the Harliam River but up at the back of Columbia U football field. I to don’t have Cancer but have other problems. Live in MD now, 45 years. Still in touch with Bill Maxwell .

Alan Fritz April 20, 2015 at 4:33 pm

I am doing research on old advertising wall signs of NY and I was wondering if anyone on this board can remember one on a building (209 Dyckman) several feet south of the southwestern corner of Dyckman and Broadway in the late 1940′s early 1950′s. I know it showed a Ruppert’s sign in 1945, but was wondering what the ad was after that. Thanks

Bruce singer May 2, 2015 at 5:07 pm

I grew up in inwood. Lived at 57 park terrace…married and moved to. 50 park terrace west,,,needed more space and moved to 100 park terrace west…moved to long island around 1970…and to my present location in 1980 in cape May county,night.our local football team in Inwood was the longhorns, went to ps 98 and 152…than to power memorial and Manhattan college..,Inwood was a great place to grow up and live in.

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