History Waits For No One.

Miramar Saltwater PoolBuried beneath layers of time and development lies another Inwood…an Inwood inhabited by Indians, Dutchmen, Hessians, captains of industry and hardscrabble Irish immigrants. Welcome to MyInwood.net.  A site dedicated to Inwood’s historic secrets and treasures. Pull up a chair and read for a spell.  I hope you enjoy this magical history tour.

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"Lost Inwood," by Cole Thompson and Don Rice. Scheduled for release on February 25, 2019.

“Lost Inwood” Book Release on February 25, 2019

Local historians Cole Thompson and Don Rice have compiled an Inwood photo history book with the help of the local community. The book, titled Lost Inwood, is set to hit the shelves on February 25th, 2019.
Boyd's Bellanca monoplane Columbia. Rechristened as the Maple Leaf before his Transatlantic flight.

Canadian Lindbergh: The Birdman of Dyckman Street

The so-called "Canadian Lindbergh," J. Erroll Boyd, once lived in the Inwood section of northern Manhattan. This is his remarkable true story.

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Columbia C on cliff wall above the Spuyten Duyvil.

History of the Columbia "C"

History of the giant blue and white "C" of Columbia University painted on the cliff wall on the northern side of the Spuyten Duyvil.
Tubby Hook

The Naming of Inwood

Park Terrace Gardens

Park Terrace Gardens

Hurst house, 215th and Park Terrace East, Inwood

William H. Hurst House


Seaman-Drake Arch



Inwood Real Estate


Black Squirrels of Inwood

Isham Gardens

Isham Gardens

Black Horse Tavern

The Black Horse Tavern

Bruce's Garden

Bruce Reynold’s Garden

Inwood Turn of Century

Turn of the Century Inwood

Ernest Lawson, Inwood graveyard, notice elevated train in background, ca 1912, Barnes Collection.

Forgotten Cemeteries of Inwood


Inwood Street Names


Dyckman Farmhouse

Dyckman Farmhouse

Built by William Dyckman in approximately 1784, this farmhouse was once the center of a thriving farm more than 250 acres in size. Dyckman...

Dining & Drinking

Indian Road Cafe


With new restaurants moving into the neighborhood on a regular basis, the Inwood dining scene gets better every day. Whether you are starting your day off with a fresh cup of coffee from the Indian Road Cafe or ending your night with a brick oven pizza from Grandpa's, Inwood has something for every taste and budget.


Farmer's Market

Farmer’s Market

Every Saturday morning residents of Inwood flock to the Farmer's Market for fresh produce, hot cider, still warm baked bread and conversation. The Greenmarket...


Ode to Public School 52

1908 marked the fiftieth anniversary of Inwood's Public School 52. An historic poem celebrated the occasion.

Inwood People

Bruce's Garden

My Inwood Memories: Bruce’s Garden

Bruce's Garden, which borders on Isham Park, has profound meaning to anyone who has ever lived in Inwood. The garden is a testament to Port...

Even More History...

50 PTW

Steps to Buying a Co-op

Columbia University

Columbia in Inwood

Ernest Lawson, Inwood Tulip Tree

Tulip Tree of Old Inwood