When

Wednesday April 16, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
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Where

The Arsenal

830 Fifth Avenue
Third Floor Gallery
New York, NY 10065

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Contact

Historic House Trust
Historic House Trust of New York City
212-360-8282
matthew.rizzo@parks.nyc.gov

2014 HHT Lecture Series - Hotel Olga: Race Retreat Of The Harlem Renaissance

In December 1920, Ed H. Wilson opened a small hotel expressly for Harlem’s African-American clientele.For a quarter century that spanned the storied Harlem Renaissance, the Great Depression and WWII, Wilson’s swank haven for “the Race” offered travelers of color a key waypoint in America’s most renowned black community.

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