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.
Here is our guide to the Native American heritage sites across the city, including neighborhoods where Native Americans once lived.
Uncover layers of New York City history by embarking on a scavenger hunt that will take you on an exciting quest all around the city with the Urban Archive app.
See the construction progress of the first proton beam therapy facility in New York State, which is anticipated to open in 2019 and serve 1,500 patients a year.
The East Harlem neighborhood, also known as El Barrio, is one of the city's most vibrant areas, offering plenty in terms of history, art, culture and food.
As summer comes to a close, a new season of art installations – outdoor and in – will be ushered onto the streets of NYC this September in all five boroughs.
Untapped Cities has been following street artists commissioned to paint merchant gates in East Harlem & Staten Island. Follow along #100GatesProject
in "Visions of Confinement," Hunter East Harlem Gallery presents a summer-long exhibit on the prison system, the trials of incarcerated women & their families.
Cartoonist for The New Yorker Magazine, Roz Chast: Cartoon Memoirs opened at The Museum of the City of New York with over 200 works.
New York Compost takes those ubiquitous but underutilized newspaper boxes on the sidewalks on NYC and turns them into clever, guerrilla composting sites.