Harlem

Interesting
Though only a fraction of the city's African-American population still lives in Harlem, the neighbourhood continues to nurture its history as a fulcrum of African-American culture, from the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s, which saw the emergence of this identity. The Apollo Theatre, legendary for its all-black revues of the 1930s, still puts on varied shows. The streets are lined with brownstones, slowly being renovated, churches and a handful of renowned institutions.

Useful information

Address:

Bounded by 110th & 135th Sts. between Madison Ave. & Frederick Douglass Blvd. (Eighth Ave.), 10027 New York

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Apollo Theater
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Columbia University Columbia University
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Cathedral St. John the Divine
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Riverside Park
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Museum of the City of New York
Museum of the City of New York
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