“Manhattan keeps on making it. True Harlemite at heart.”
1. Apollo Theatre
The legendary Apollo Theatre is a music hall located at 253 West 125th Street between Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. and Frederick Douglass Boulevards known for its Amateur Night and the countless stars it has born.
2. Harlem Conservatory Garden
The Conservatory Garden in Harlem is Central Park’s only formal garden, representing different landscape styles: Italian, French and English. The six-acre Garden’s entrance on Fifth Avenue and 105th Street is adorned by the Vanderbilt Gate which originally stood before the Vanderbilt Mansion on Fifth Avenue.
3. El Museo del Barrio
El Museo del Barrio located at 1230 Fifth Avenue on Museum Mile is New York’s leading Latino cultural institution that welcomes visitors of all backgrounds to discover the artistic landscape of Latino, Caribbean and Latin American cultures. Represented in El Museo’s wide-ranging collections and exhibitions are film, literary, visual and performing arts.
4. Graffiti Hall of Fame
The Graffiti Hall of Fame located at 106th Street and Park Avenue is an unauthorized gallery created in 1980 where renowned street artists come to show off their skills.
5. Red Rooster
Red Rooster located at 310 Lenox Avenue off of 126th Street is one of the newer staples in Harlem known for its cool, jazzy vibes and well-crafted cocktails.
6. Studio Museum of Harlem
The Studio Museum in Harlem located at 144 West 125th Street is an American art museum devoted to the work of artists of African descent.
7. Sylvia’s Restaurant
Sylvia’s restaurant located at 328 Lenox Avenue off of 127th Street is a beloved soul food restaurant in Harlem known for its delicious comfort food.
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