HISTORIC SITES

114 West 116th Street

Jimmie Daniels

From 1939 to 1942, the internationally popular African American cabaret singer Jimmie Daniels owned and operated his eponymous Harlem supper... Learn More

Bars, Clubs & Restaurants
HISTORIC SITES

41 East 57th Street

George Platt Lynes at the Pierre Matisse Gallery

George Platt Lynes was one of the great American photographers of the 20th century. His public career focused on elegant... Learn More

Stores & Businesses
HISTORIC SITES

881 Seventh Avenue

Carnegie Hall

One of the premiere centers of American musical life and history, Carnegie Hall has continually featured the work and performances... Learn More

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

253 West 125th Street

Apollo Theater

During the Apollo Theater’s heyday as a showcase for Black performers from the 1930s into the 1970s, nearly every important... Learn More

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

Kingsborough Houses

Richmond Barthé & “Green Pastures: The Walls of Jericho”

Sculptor Richmond Barthé created this 8-foot by 80-foot frieze Exodus and Dance (completed in 1939) for the Harlem River Houses, which was... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

219 West 48th Street

Walter Kerr Theater (originally Ritz Theater)

Opened as the Ritz Theater in 1921 and renamed the Walter Kerr Theater in 1989, this venue has staged multiple... Learn More

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

320 Manhattan Avenue

Georgette Harvey & Musa Williams Residence

From 1935 until sometime between 1940 and 1942, the Black lesbian couple Georgette Harvey and Musa Williams lived at the... Learn More

Residences
HISTORIC SITES

1890 Seventh Avenue

Edna Thomas, Lloyd Thomas & Olivia Wyndham Residence

Edna Thomas, one of the earliest Black actors of the New York stage, came to prominence during the Harlem Renaissance... Learn More

Residences