"Villa Lewaro, the sprawling estate of Madam C.J. Walker in Irvington, N.Y., may soon be on the market. In the era of Prohibition, the grandiose Italianate-style villa served as a gathering place for notable leaders of the Harlem Renaissance. Now, preservationists are looking to Harlem’s contemporary cultural vanguard to help ensure its long-term well being."
The Irvington Historical Society
Irvington History Center:
Villa Lewaro, then and now: