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Uptown links: Justice Thurgood Marshall's former home is for sale, a new Harlem speakeasy, and more

Updated: Mar 11, 2020

Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall once lived at 409 Edgecombe Avenue in Harlem

• For $550,000, you can own the two-bedroom co-op at 409 Edgecombe Avenue that once belonged to late Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. [NY Post]

• Room 623 is a new speakeasy on 119th Street with live jazz. There's no real sign–you reach it by going down a metal staircase between two buildings. [Untapped Cities]

• The waiting list for rent-regulated apartments at Residences at PS 186, a redeveloped school building in Hamilton Heights with a lot of history (Harry Belafonte was just one of the students who passed through), is now open and accepting applications until March 25. [Patch]

• Clove, an Indian-American restaurant opposite City College, has a lot of "remarkable" dishes. [Eater NY]

• The Netflix series "Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker," about the famous African American beauty entrepreneur who eventually came to own a famous townhouse in Harlem, is coming to the small screen on March 20. [Refinery 29]

• The Library of Congress has acquired 100,000 images by Harlem photographer Shawn Walker taken from 1963 to the present. [Smithsonian Magazine]

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