Harlem - New York City

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Above Central Park is the area known as Harlem, an area rich in African American History. Harlem has gone through a revitalization in the last 10 years. Former President Bill Clinton brought some attention to the area when he opened his offices here. Visit the Museo del Barrio, a museum that focuses on Latin American Art. The famous Apollo Theater is host to many famous entertainers. Visit the St. Nicholas Historical District and New York's oldest Black Church Abyssinian Baptist. Also worth a look - the Studio Museum.

To the west is Columbia University, one the best and oldest universities in the country. Also, Grant's Tomb can be found at W. 122nd and Riverside Drive. See the Harlem Wikipedia Website.

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African-America history, museums and more in Harlem
African-American history and more in Harlem from The London Free Press.


Apollo Theater:
253 W.125th Street
531-5305

Sylvia's Soul Food
328 Lenox Ave.
996-0660


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Map of this NYC neighborhood location

Our map of Manhattan's Harlem neighborhood includes directions, reviews as well as the location of popular sights and attractions you can find there, including: Museo del Barrio, Apollo Theater, St. Nicholas Historical District, Church Abyssinian Baptist, Studio Museum, Grant's Tomb, Columbia University, Marcus Garvey Park, Hamilton Grange National Memorial & the City College of New York.



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