Theresa Serber Malkiel Home

153 McLean Avenue, Yonkers In early 1909, a Yonkers resident by the name of Theresa Serber Malkiel proposed what she called National Women’s Day. On February 23rd of that year, women across New York  commemorated the day, demanding women’s suffrage and other rights. Two years later the event had spread globally, with women in Europe… Continue reading Theresa Serber Malkiel Home

Warburton Building and Yonkers City Music Hall

45 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers Opened on April 14, 1884, what was officially known as the Yonkers City Music Hall was “a first-class concert hall,” in the words of one writer of the time. The venue was lavishly decorated, with a parquet floor, a balcony, and open boxes; it hosted Vaudeville shows, concerts, and community events.… Continue reading Warburton Building and Yonkers City Music Hall