Today, the greater Harlem area is split into three distinct sections: West, Central, and East Harlem. From containing the only remaining cast-iron watchtower left in the city to serving as the home for some of the country’s most influential cultural and artistic institutions dedicated to conserving the work of Black Americans, Harlem has much for us all to discover. Read to learn more about Harlem's legacy on New York City.
Harlem is one of New York City's most recognizable and historic neighborhoods. Here are twenty-five must visit places to see in the neighborhood.
In honor of Black History Month, here are 5 locations in Harlem NYC connected to Black History: Minton's Playhouse, Sylvia's Restaurant, Langston Hughes' townhouse
The final stretch of Fifth Avenue above Central Park takes us through East Harlem, with its mix of row houses and public housing, ending at the Harlem River.