Keyword: Nick Dembowski
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The history of Riverdale and Kingsbridge often seems to start in the 1600s with the arrival of the prestigious Van Cortlandt family. But back then, this area also was considered part of Lenapehoking — Lenape land, which spread from modern-day New Jersey through parts of Delaware and Pennsylvania, and, infamously, Manhatta — later called Manhattan. What happened next has been a regularly misrepresented part of history, some observers say. more
As one of the oldest remaining homes in Kingsbridge, many consider the Moller Mansion on Godwin Terrace as historic. But now it’s about to become history. more
The historical impact of the three-story mansion at 3029 Godwin Terrace is much quieter than mankind’s ascent into the skies and the heavens, but it has influence nonetheless. It seems almost out of place in its Kingsbridge neighborhood, facing P.S. 207 and surrounded by apartment buildings. more
Owning a home has obvious benefits: You can renovate, repaint, have loud friends over, and always have available to you in-building laundry more
Ruins of a Revolutionary War history may be buried beneath the vacant lots on Fairfield Avenue at West 230th Street. But a disagreement over terms for the Kingsbridge Historical Society to perform an archeological dig on the site means what lies there could remain a mystery. more
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