A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from October 14, 2004
SoHa (South of Harlem)
"SoHa" is "SOuth of HArlem." Morningside Heights is the traditional name. Yes, it's another derivative from "SoHo."

Attention Brooklyn real estate developers! SOuth of Franklin Avenue! SoFA! Go for it!



(GOOGLE)
Morningside Heights
... The neighborhood, comprising a chunk of Morningside Heights, even has a new nickname: SoHa, for South of Harlem. It's an obvious ...
http://www.morningside-heights.net/soha.htm - 8k - Cached - Similar pages

(GOOGLE GROUPS)
Re: NY shows.....good or bad? > meeting near central park
... Actually we live in Soha, a new neighborhood which hasn't quite made the real estate pages: "South Of HArlem" Sort of like Soho (South Of HOuston St.) The way ... rec.music.gdead - Aug 5, 1995 by Michael Peachey - View Thread (5 articles)

Re: colorblind cothing combinations
... near Riverside (what is now being called "SoHa" (south of Harlem) or "SoCo" (south of Columbia)) All of our regular cleaners are between 96th and 105th on ...
alt.newlywed - May 5, 2000 by Geri.Clark - View Thread (30 articles)

Mr. Parqbench's Neighborhoods
... Thus was created SoHo, for South of Houston, which begat NoHo and, more recently, SoHa, a slice of the West Side south of Harlem. ...
alt.whine - Aug 20, 2002 by K.J. Nolan - View Thread (7 articles)

Re: The Mangling of English
Yep. "SoHa" is South of Harlem. NoUWS). Those names just roll off the tongue, don't they? That's why you North of Upper West Side? ...
alt.fan.cecil-adams - Nov 6, 2002 by Charles A Lieberman - View Thread (1169 articles)



Posted by Barry Popik
Neighborhoods • (0) Comments • Thursday, October 14, 2004 • Permalink