Friday, June 19, 2009

☞ SEE: Casa Frela

Casa Frela, one of Harlem's newest galleries in Mount Morris Park, is also housed at one of its most prestigious buildings. In 1885, the premier architectural firm of the time, McKim, Mead and White, designed this well-appointed row house for contractor James C. Miller. The top photo is from 1939, and the lower photo is the house today. The museum's founder, Lawrence Rodriquez, showcases new talent and has recently debuted a show especially for next week's Pride celebration. To get more information, go directly to the Casa Frela website: LINK. Casa Frela is located at 47 West 119th Street between Lenox Avenue/Malcolm X and 5th Avenue. Take the 2,3 train to 116th Street.

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