Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling
Address: 898 St Nicholas Ave, New York, NY 10032
The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling provides our culturally rich neighborhood with a space where children and their families grow and learn about Sugar Hill, and about the world at large, through intergenerational dialogue with artists, art and storytelling.
The MET Cloisters
Address: 99 Margaret Corbin Dr, New York, NY 10040
The Cloisters is a museum in Fort Tryon Park in Upper Manhattan, New York City specializing in European medieval architecture, sculpture and decorative arts, with a focus on the Romanesque and Gothic periods.
Studio Museum in Harlem
Address: 144 W 125th St, New York, NY 10027
The Studio Museum in Harlem is the nexus for artists of African descent locally, nationally and internationally and for work that has been inspired and influenced by black culture. It is a site for the dynamic exchange of ideas about art and society.
The Hispanic Society of America
Address: 613 W 155th St, New York, NY 10032
The Hispanic Society of America was founded in 1904 by Archer Milton Huntington (1870-1955) with the object of establishing a free, public museum and reference library for the study of the art and culture of the Spain, Portugal, Latin America, and the Philippines. The collections of the Hispanic Society are unparalleled in their scope and quality outside of Spain, addressing nearly every aspect of culture in Spain, as well as a large part of Portugal and Latin America, into the 20th century.
Hamilton Grange National Memorial
Address: 414 W 141st St, New York, NY 10031
Hamilton Grange National Memorial, also known as The Grange or the Hamilton Grange Mansion, is a National Park Service site in St. Nicholas Park, Manhattan, New York City, that preserves the relocated home of U.S. Founding Father Alexander Hamilton.
Our Lady of Lourdes Church
Address: 464 W 142nd St, New York, NY 10031
The Church of Our Lady of Lourdes is a parish church in New York City, under the jurisdiction of the Archdiocese of New York, located at 472 West 142nd Street between Convent and Amsterdam Avenues in Manhattan.
Salem United Methodist Church
Address: 2190 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd, NY, NY 10027
Salem United Methodist Church is an intergenerational and multi-ethnic community of faith reaching out locally and globally in the name of Jesus Christ.
St Luke's Episcopal Church
Address: 435 W 141st St, New York, NY 10030
St. Luke's Episcopal Church, designed by architect Robert H. Robertson, was built in the 1890s. Its classic red brownstone facade and broad porch face Convent Avenue. A side elevation of multiple arcades on 141st Street, which drops steeply to the east, reveals the broad rear facade. The architectural historian Andrew Dolkart calls this perspective ''one of the most powerful architectural statements in New York.
St James Presbyterian Church
Address: 435 W 141st St, New York, NY 10030
St. James Presbyterian Church is the child of the Shiloh Presbyterian Church. Shiloh, founded in 1822 and a part of the Underground Railroad, was the first Presbyterian church in the city of New York, to be organized as an African American Congregation. St. James beginnings started with the concerns of a number of individuals dissatisfied with the dissolution of Shiloh Church, pastored by Rev. Henry Highland Garnet.
St Josephs Church
Address: 405 West 125th Street, New York, NY, 10027
We're an open and friendly community of people from across the world. A collection of cultures united by our faith, worship and compassion for one another.
St John's Baptist Church
Address: 448 West 152 Street New York, NY 10031
St. John's Baptist Church is in one of our many landmark districts of Harlem; the Hamilton Heights, Sugarhill area. The building itself was once a Jewish synagogue and then a Vaudeville Theater where they used to give minstrel and dance shows. Rev. Wilson Major Morris founded the church in 1943 with a very small congregation of maybe 10 people and became its first minister.
St Catherine of Genoa
Address: 506 W 153rd St, New York, NY 10031
Archbishop Corrigan founded the parish of St. Catherine of Genoa in 1887 on the 150th anniversary of the canonization of the Saint. Masses were first celebrated in the Athenaeum on 155th Street near Amsterdam Avenue. In 1889 the present Church located in Hamilton Heights was built as a temporary structure in the style of Dutch Colonial Revival. Other New York examples of which are the West End Collegiate Church on West 79th Street and some buildings on S.William Street in Lower Manhattan. The planned Church was to be built at 152nd Street on Amsterdam Avenue. 121 years later we are still in the original structure. The original parish school began on the site originally planned for the church. The rectory was built shortly after the church. The actual school building was dedicated in 1938.
Mt Zion Lutheran Church
Address: 421 W 145th St, New York, NY 10031
Mount Zion Lutheran Church is located in Harlem (Hamilton Heights) on the west side of Manhattan. We invite you to join us for service on Sunday mornings at 11 a.m.
Convent Avenue Baptist Church
Address: 420 W 145th Street
New York, N.Y. 10031
Convent Avenue Baptist Church was founded on February 4, 1942 by Dr. John W. Saunders, formerly pastor of the Walker Memorial Baptist Church. Two years earlier, Dr. Saunders, already in his seventies, had formed a group known as the “Kingdom Builders.” The Kingdom Builders held services in the former Congress Casino and the old Baptist Temple in Harlem.
Church of the Intercession
Address: 550 W 155th St, New York, NY 10032
As Episcopalians we strive to be a middle way between the Catholic and Protestant traditions of Christianity. At Intercession you will be surrounded by a beautiful building, but, more importantly, you will be supported by an open and welcoming community. Our community is multicultural, and worships in English and Spanish.
St. Nicholas Park
Address: St Nicholas Ave & St Nicholas Terrace, New York, NY 10030
This spacious park is named for St. Nicholas of Myra. It is located at the intersection of St. Nicholas Avenue, 127th Street, St. Nicholas Terrace and 141st Street, bordering the Manhattan neighborhoods of Hamilton Heights, Manhattanville, and Harlem. Originally settled by Dutch farmers in the late 1600s, after the American Revolution (1775-1783) the neighborhood’s agricultural yield began to wane. Many residents moved to southern Manhattan’s newly industrialized areas. In the 1880s, the area developed quickly as the elevated trains and tenement houses were constructed in Harlem, Hamilton Heights and Manhattanville.
Marcus Garvey Park
Address: 18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027
A park that nurtures its entire community, Marcus Garvey provides pastimes for children, teens, adults, and the elderly. The two playgrounds are built for all children, including those with disabilities, giving the neighborhood's youngest members hours of fun on the park’s slides, fountains, and drawbridges. On summer days families and friends swim and sun in its outdoor pool, and in the warm evenings they gather to watch plays and concerts in the park’s amphitheater.
Address: W 110 St To W 123 St, Manhattan Av To Morningside Av
A narrow strip that stretches 13 blocks through the neighborhoods of Harlem and Morningside Heights, Morningside Park blends dramatic landscaping with the pleasures of a community park. Built on a steep incline, multiple playgrounds nestle at the bottom of its cliff-like hillside, and visitors pause along its heights to take in a unique view. Winding paths bordered with flowers and trees lead to a cascading waterfall, across from which local teams play on its baseball fields. Parents bring their children to play in its playgrounds and learn in its after-school program, and on Saturdays local farmers sell their goods in an outdoor market.
Riverbank State Park
Address: 679 Riverside Dr, New York, NY 10031
Riverbank is the only park of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. Inspired by urban rooftop designs in Japan, this 28-acre multi-level landscaped recreational facility is a state-of-the-art park facility. Rising 69 feet above the Hudson River, Riverbank offers a wide variety of recreational, athletic and arts experiences for all ages, interests and abilities.
Jackie Robinson Park
Address: 85 Bradhurst Ave, New York, NY 10030
Providing ten blocks of resources, Jackie Robinson Park is a Harlem jewel. One of four spaces designated Historic Harlem Parks, the park is noted for its strong connection with the community. Originally built as a neighborhood playground to encourage organized play for city children, and one of the ten original parks to receive a City pool, Jackie Robinson Park’s history is steeped with efforts to bring the neighborhood together in recreational fun. Along with its pool opening in 1936, a recreation center was created the same year. Equipped with traditional cardiovascular equipment, weight room, and gymnasium, the recreation center also boasts a library, Computer Resource Center, and an arts & crafts room, among other features.
NYPL George Bruce Branch
Address: 518 W 125th St, New York, NY 10027
George Bruce was an enterprising young Scotsman who sailed to the United States before he was 15. Eventually settling in New York, he became a well-known typefounder and inventor of printing machinery. In 1877, Bruce's daughter Catherine contributed $50,000 for a library building and books, in memory of her father. Completed in 1888, the original George Bruce Library was located on 42nd Street. When it was sold in 1915, the proceeds were used to build the present-day, handsome brick and sandstone Carrere and Hastings-designed building on 125th Street. Heavily used by children and teenagers who come to read and study, the George Bruce Library features a spacious Children's Room. Cultural programs for all ages are held in the auditorium, which includes a stage built by the WPA project.
Hamilton Grange Library
Address: 503 West 145th Street, New York, NY, 10031
Hamilton Grange Branch is a historic library building located in Hamilton Heights, New York, New York. It was designed by McKim, Mead & White and built in 1905-1906. The branch was one of 65 built by the New York Public Library with funds provided by the philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, 11 of them designed by McKim, Mead & White. It is a three-story-high, five-bay-wide building faced in deeply rusticated gray limestone in an Italian Renaissance style. The building features round arched openings on the first floor and bronze lamps and grilles.
Macomb's Bridge Library
Address: 2650 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd., New York, NY, 10039
The Macomb's Bridge Branch of The New York Public Library opened on July 11, 1955. The branch is located in the Harlem River Houses at 152nd Street and Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard. Although the smallest of the branch libraries, Macomb's Bridge has book collections for all ages. The one-floor building is partially accessible to people using wheelchairs.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Address: 515 Malcolm X Boulevard (135th St and Malcolm X Blvd)
New York, NY, 10037
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is one of the world's leading research facilities devoted to the preservation of materials on the global African and African diasporan experiences. A focal point of Harlem's cultural life, the Center also functions as the national research library in the field, providing free access to its wide-ranging noncirculating collections. It also sponsors programs and events that illuminate and illustrate the richness of black history and culture.
The Harlem School of the Arts
Address: 645 St Nicholas Ave, New York, NY 10030
Harlem School of the Arts enriches the lives of young people and their families through world-class training in and exposure to the arts across multiple disciplines in an environment that emphasizes rigorous training, stimulates creativity, builds self-confidence, and adds a dimension of beauty to their lives.
Address: 150 Convent Avenue,
New York, NY, 10031
Harlem Stage is a performing arts center that celebrates and perpetuates the unique and diverse artistic legacy of Harlem and the indelible impression it has made on American culture. We provide opportunity, commissioning and support for artists of color, make performances accessible to all audiences, and introduce children to the rich diversity, excitement and inspiration of the performing arts.
Dance Theatre of Harlem
Address: 466 W 152nd St, New York, NY 10031
Dance Theatre of Harlem is a leading dance institution of unparalleled global acclaim, encompassing a performing Ensemble, a leading arts education center and Dancing Through Barriers®, a national and international education and community outreach program. Each component of Dance Theatre of Harlem carries a solid commitment towards enriching the lives of young people and adults around the world through the arts.
City College Center for the Arts
Address: Aaron Davis Hall, 160 Convent Ave., New York, NY 10031
Aaron Davis Hall hosts an ambitious, year-round calendar of events, most of which are open to the public. The stunning architecture houses an innovative two-theatre performing arts complex that presents public performances and exhibitions by students as well as professional artists, and serves as the cultural hub of upper Manhattan and Harlem. ADH is the only cultural facility of its kind between Lincoln Center and uptown Manhattan and is used by groups like Carnegie Hall, Dance Theater of Harlem, Ballet Hispanico, Harlem School of the Arts, and so many other community based and nationally based organizations.
Hamilton Grange Neighborhood Senior Center
Address: 420 West 145th Street, Manhattan, New York, 10031
Congregate meals, activities and recreation, information and referrals, health screenings for residents 60 years old and older. This site also offers transportation services.
Harlem Independent Living Center
Address: 289 Saint Nicholas Avenue,
Suite 21, Lower Level
New York, NY 10027
The mission of the Harlem Independent Living Center (HILC) assists the communities of people with disabilities in achieving optimal independence through culturally and linguistically appropriate services by advocating, educating, empowering and being a community change catalyst.
St. Nicholas Senior Center
Address: 210 West 131th Street
New York, NY 10027
Phone: 646- 678-4451
The Central Harlem Senior Citizens Centers Inc.'s mission is to provide quality services for all senior citizens of the Central Harlem community and beyond, ensuring that their dignity, self-worth, and sense of pride are maintained, acknowledged, and affirmed. Daily, our goal is to ensure that all who enter for assistance leave having received a plan, hope, and/or fulfillment.
Wilson Major Morris Community Center
Address: 488 West 152nd Street, New York, NY 10031
WMMCC's mission is to provide human services to ensure that all people living in our service area reside in decent affordable housing and receive the necessary support services including, but not limited to economic, nutritional and cultural services
A. Philip Randolph Neighborhood Senior Center
Address: 108 West 146th Street, Manhattan, NY, 10039
Offers Seniors a wide range of activities, from congregate lunches to recreational trips, from evidence-based exercise programs to arts and crafts. Their goal is to reduce feelings of isolation and encourage independent living. They promote self-reliance and independent living through group meals, volunteer opportunities, nutrition education, telephone reassurance, excursions, education, recreation and friendly visits. This site also offers transportation services
Amsterdam Nursing Home
Address: 1060 Amsterdam Avenue,
New York, NY 10025
Amsterdam Nursing Home offers a medical model ADHC, (Adult Day Health Care) program for older adults who are able to live in the community. We operate seven days a week and provide many of the same services that are offered to residents of the facility; skilled nursing care, medication management, recreation, social services, and rehabilitation. Each registrant has an individualized care plan tailored to his/her needs and abilities.
Address: 512 West 143rd Street, New York, NY 10031
Founded in 1995, The Brotherhood/Sister Sol (Bro/Sis) provides comprehensive, holistic and long-term support services to youth who range in age from eight to twenty-two. Bro/Sis offers wrap around evidence-based programming. The organization focuses on issues such as leadership development and educational achievement, sexual responsibility, sexism and misogyny, political education and social justice, Pan-African and Latino history, and global awareness. Bro/Sis provides four-six year rites of passage programming, thorough five day a week after school care, school and home counseling, summer camps, job training and employment, college preparation, community organizing training, and international study programs to Africa and Latin America.
Manhattan Borough President
Gale A. Brewer
Gale A. Brewer
Office: 431 W 125th St, New York, NY 10027
Mark Levine was elected to be the next Manhattan Borough President on November 2nd, 2021 by an overwhelming majority of Manhattanites. He assumed office on January 1st, 2022. Mark has twice been elected to represent the 7th Council district–one of the most diverse in New York City–covering West Harlem/Hamilton Heights, Morningside Heights, and parts of the Upper West Side and Washington Heights. In his eight years in the City Council, Mark was a leading voice in New York City for tenants rights, public health, and equity in our schools, transit, parks, and housing.Gale A. Brewer is the 27th Borough President of Manhattan.
Congress District 13
163 West 125th Street, #507, Harlem State Office Building, New York, NY 10027
Phone: 212-663-3900U.S. Representative Adriano Espaillat proudly represents New York’s Thirteenth Congressional District. He was sworn into office on January 3, 2017, during the 115th Congress. Congressman Espaillat was born in the Dominican Republic in 1954 and came to the United States with his family when he was nine years old. He grew up in the Washington Heights neighborhood in New York City and is the first Dominican-American to serve in the United States Congress. Congressman Espaillat currently serves as a member of the influential U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and the House Select Committee on Small Business.
New York City Council, District 7
Office: 500 West 141st Street, New York, NY 10031
New York City Council Member Shaun Abreu represents Manhattan’s 7th District, which spans north from the Upper West Side through Morningside Heights, West Harlem, Manhattan Valley, Morningside Heights, Manhattanville, Hamilton Heights, and Washington Heights. He is the first Latino to represent the district.New York City Council Member Shaun Abreu represents the 7th District in Upper Manhattan. Shaun is fighting to build a stronger community in the district that he has always called home. He is a steadfast advocate for truly affordable housing, worker rights, universal access to after school programs, and environmental sustainability. Prior to his election, Council Member Abreu worked for the New York Legal Assistance Group, the National Labor Review Board, and the Natural Resource Defense Council.
NY Senate District 30
Brian A. Benjamin
Brian A. Benjamin
Office: 163 W 125th St Suite 912, New York, NY 10027
Born in Harlem, Brian A. Benjamin is the son of Caribbean immigrants who came to this country seeking new opportunities for themselves and their family. Although they didn’t have a college education, his parents were fortunate enough to eventually find good-paying union jobs, which allowed them to provide a middle-class upbringing for Brian and his siblings. His parents instilled in him a deep commitment to education, so Brian attended local schools before earning his undergraduate degree in Public Policy from Brown University and his MBA from Harvard Business School.
NY Senate District 31
Office: 5030 Broadway Suite 701 & 702 New York , NY 10034
Senator Robert Jackson has taken on difficult fights on behalf of New Yorkers and never backed down: in his first elected position as School Board President where he launched the Campaign for Fiscal Equity school funding lawsuit, walked 150 miles to Albany to highlight the cause, and won a court judgment that awarded $16 billion for NYC public schools; in his 12 years on the City Council where he sponsored the Small Business Jobs Survival Act and fought for justice and equality; and now as a State Senator championing public education, workers rights, climate justice, gun safety, and more. He knows how to get things done and has a record to prove it.
NY Assembly District 70
Inez E. Dickens
Inez E. Dickens
Office: 163 West 125th Street, Suite 911, New York, NY 10027
As a lifelong resident of the 70th Assembly District, Inez E. Dickens is a tireless fighter for basic civil and human rights, social justice, wage equity, inclusion and diversity. She is committed to improving the quality of life of everyone in her community. Moreover, for over 30 years, beginning as a student activist at the sides of her father and mentor, the late Harlem businessman and New York State Assemblyman Lloyd E. Dickens, and her uncle, the late Assemblyman and state Supreme Court Justice Thomas K. Dickens, Inez has taken an active role in economic development, supporting small businesses with a focus on minority- and women-owned business enterprises (MWBEs) and strengthening New York’s celebrated village of Harlem. MWBEs remain Inez’s main focus for political and economic empowerment for minorities.
NY Assembly District 69
Daniel J. O'Donnell
Daniel J. O'Donnell
Office: 245 West 104th Street, New York, NY 10025
Daniel O’Donnell, the first openly gay man elected to the New York State Assembly, has been a progressive voice advocating fair and sensible legislation since he was elected to represent the 69th District in 2002. His district includes Manhattan Valley, Morningside Heights, and the Upper West Side. Born in Queens and raised with his four siblings in Commack, Long Island, O’Donnell put himself through college and law school, earning a B.A. in public affairs from George Washington University and a law degree from CUNY Law School. After seven years as a public defender at the Legal Aid Society, he opened his own public interest law firm on the Upper West Side. His community practice helped clients with tenant representation, as well as civil rights litigation ranging from employee discrimination to First Amendment rights.