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Longtime Harlem assemblyman Herman Farrell dead at 86 - New York Daily News

Like Dinkins and Rangel, Farrell came out of the "Harlem Clubhouse" that also produced prominent African-American leaders Percy Sutton and Basil Paterson. Rangel recalled that the son of a tailor was always impeccably dressed and focused on the task at ...

Harlem Renaissance: A vacant school provides much-needed housing and a clubhouse for children - Building Design + Construction (press release)

The afterschool program in the new clubhouse attracts children whose grandparents once attended PS 186. The Boys & Girls Club of Harlem partnered with Alembic Community Development and Monadnock Development on the $45.4 million project.

Uptown Assemblyman Denny Farrell to Retire After 42 Years, Report Says - DNAinfo

The assemblyman was the final remaining member of the “Harlem Clubhouse," which included former Congressman Charles Rangel, former Mayor David Dinkins, former civil-rights activist Percy Sutton and Basil A. Paterson, the father of former Gov.

Bill Clinton Helps Break Ground On New Harlem Boys & Girls Club -

"The construction of The Pinkerton Clubhouse in Harlem represents a rare and significant opportunity to empower the area's young people and create a safe and healthy environment for them to learn and grow," Joe Patuleia, Madison Square Boys & Girls ...

Carver Federal Savings Bank Launches Partnership with Boys & Girls Club of Harlem - PR Newswire (press release)

Carver's partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of Harlem will entail a robust calendar of activities including: (1) financial investment in the clubhouse to support day-to-day programmatic operations, (2) volunteer opportunities involving academic ...

A Four-Story Clubhouse for Harlem Kids and Teens Coming in 2018 - DNAinfo

The organization has five clubhouses throughout the city, including in The Bronx and Brooklyn. The planned Harlem location, designed by Rogers Partners, is the first ground-up Boys and Girls Club built in New York since 1970 and will serve as a city ...

Uptown House, part boutique hotel and part private clubhouse for the swank set, set to open in Harlem - New York Daily News

Somen and Emmett teamed with Uptown Media Group co-founders Len Burnett and Ben Wright to make the Harlem hotel-clubhouse a reality. A rendering of a restaurant that will be inside Uptown House, the boutique hotel slated to open in Harlem's ...

Unique boutique hotel coming to Harlem in 2016 - The Real Deal Magazine

An unusual boutique hotel is slated to open in Manhattanville's Factory District. Former Managing Director of Soho House North America, Mark Somen is planning to open the swanky uptown location, which will be part hotel, part private clubhouse. “Harlem ...

Basil A. Paterson, 87, a Power in Harlem With Statewide Reach, Dies - New York Times

Mr. Paterson, a lawyer, labor negotiator and federal mediator who also served as a state senator, a deputy mayor and New York's secretary of state, got into politics in Harlem in the 1950s and became part of the group of powerful clubhouse leaders ...

UPDATED: Joe Torre can't get behind a Buster Posey-inspired rule change to protect catchers, but Bruce Bochy still ... - San Jose Mercury News (blog)

Note: After writing the original post with Joe Torre's comments, I was able to reach Bruce Bochy to get his reaction. Bochy said he still plans to pursue a rule change and plans to go about it through a grass-roots effort in which he hopes to build ...


Sutton entered Harlem politics and became a leader of the Harlem Clubhouse, known as the “Gang of Four” which has controlled Democratic politics in Harlem for at least fifty years. His Clubhouse allies were New York City Mayor David Dinkins, U.S. ...

Malcolm X lawyer Percy Sutton dead at 89 -

During his entrepreneurial years, Sutton helped revitalize Harlem by renovating the famous Apollo Theater and other landmarks that have made the little city famous. In his early days, Sutton was the leader of the Harlem Clubhouse, which dominated ...

The Gang of Four, also known as the Harlem Clubhouse, was an African-American political coalition from Harlem whose members later ascended to top political posts. It is named after the Gang of Four of China.

The Gang of Four, also known as the Harlem Clubhouse, was an African-American political coalition from Harlem whose members later ascended to top political posts. It is named after the Gang of Four of China.

The four members were:

  • David Dinkins, later Deputy Mayor and Mayor of New York City
  • Basil Paterson, a onetime New York State Senator, Deputy Mayor of New York City, and New York State Secretary of State
  • Charles Rangel, a state assemblyman and eventually a senior Democratic Congressman
  • Percy Sutton, one-term state Assemblyman, Manhattan Borough President from 1966 to 1977

The son of Basil Paterson, David Paterson, became Governor of New York in 2008 following the resignation of Eliot Spitzer.