Runyon Heights Fence

End of Moultrie Avenue, Yonkers At the northern end of Moultrie Avenue in the Runyon Heights neighborhood is a seemingly innocuous sight: a thin strip of land between two neighborhoods which effectively cuts them off from one another. For some years after Runyon Heights was first established, there was a fence at the end of… Continue reading Runyon Heights Fence

Hollow Brook Golf Course (Peekskill Riots)

1060 Oregon Road, Cortlandt Manor On September 4, 1949, a concert for the Harlem chapter of the Civil Rights Congress, featuring Paul Robeson and hosted and chaired by author Howard Fast, took place on the grounds of what had been and would later re-emerge as the Hollow Brook Golf Course. The concert began and ended… Continue reading Hollow Brook Golf Course (Peekskill Riots)