A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from April 12, 2013
Fort Greener (inhabitant of Fort Greene, Brooklyn)

“Fort Greener” is the name of an inhabitant of Fort Greene, in the borough of Brooklyn. The name “Fort Greener” has been cited in print since at least 1953.
Wikipedia: Fort Greene, Brooklyn
Fort Greene is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. Part of Brooklyn Community Board 2, Fort Greene is listed on the New York State Registry and on the National Register of Historic Places, and is a New York City-designated Historic District. It is located in northwest Brooklyn, just across from Lower Manhattan and west of Prospect Park.
Old Fulton NY Post Cards
18 March 1953, Brooklyn (NY) Daily Eagle, “Around the Borough” by Cecil Johnson, pg. 9, col. 1:
Those Fort Greeners!
Google Books
Brooklyn USA:
The fourth largest city in America

By Rita Seiden Miller
Brooklyn, NY: Brooklyn College Press; New York, NY: distributed by Columbia University Press
Pg. 276:
If sense of community was operationalized in terms of participation in block associations and community organizations (e.g., civic and political organizations, the middle-class brownstone Fort Greeners would probably show a higher level of community.
Google Books
Images of America:
Fort Greene

By Howard Pitsch
Charleston, SC: Arcadia Pub.
Pg. 40:
Several Fort Greeners now have its terra-cotta festoons in their gardens.
New York (NY) Times—Fort Greene Blog
November 16, 2011, 9:54 AM
The Day: Fall Fun
Check out all the great costumes of Fort Greeners’ furry friends — a Parisian pup, a sailor, and a Mormon missionary were some of our favorites!
Fort Greeners Join Heights Residents in Bikeshare Griping
By Brownstoner | 06/11/2012 11:00 AM
It’s not just Brooklyn Heights residents who are going all NIMBY on the bike share kiosk locations: ...

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityWorkers/People • Friday, April 12, 2013 • Permalink

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