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.
Black History Month will offer trolley tours of Green-Wood Cemetery & Weeksville, Art at Riverside Church, Studio Museum & Schomburg Center, food, gospel & jazz.
In celebration of NYC's many enthralling architectural spaces, Open House New York (OHNY) and ARTNOIR are presenting 10 sites of cultural exchange.