Central Harlem

Central Harlem is arguably the most famous neighborhood in the world. It’s bound on the east by 5th avenue, the west by St. Nicholas Avenue, the south by 110th street, and the north by 155th street. Home to such cultural fixtures as the world famous Apollo Theatre, the Lenox Lounge, the Studio Museum of Harlem,

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Kirk Hamm

About Central Harlem

  • Boundaries

    110th -155th street 5th Avenue to St. Nicholas Avenue

  • Nearby Subways

    2/3 (110,116,125,135,149)
    A (125,145,155)
    D (125,145,155)
    B (110,116,125,135,145,155)
    C (110,116,125,135,145,155)

  • Schools and Parks

    Jackie Robinson Park, St. Nicholas Park
    Harlem Children Zone

Central Harlem is arguably the most famous neighborhood in the world. It’s bound on the east by 5th avenue, the west by St. Nicholas Avenue, the south by 110th street, and the north by 155th street. Home to such cultural fixtures as the world famous Apollo Theatre, the Lenox Lounge, the Studio Museum of Harlem, Sylvia’s restaurant, and much, much more. Central Harlem boasts some of the best housing stock in the city in areas like Strivers Row, Mount Morris Park and newly named SOHA (South of Harlem). This area is loaded with great shopping, restaurants, and activities.

Mosque #7

Local Landmark

Mosque #7

Mosque No. 7 was the mosque  where Malcolm X preached and helped to build his legacy. It  was destroyed in a bombing in 1965, after Malcolm X’s assassination it was rebuilt at 102 West 116th Street.

Harlem’s Most Famous Address

Local Landmark

Harlem’s Most Famous Address

“Harlem’s most famous address. 2816 8th Avenue. Was home to politicial activists W. E. B. Du Bois, Paul Robeson, and Asa Philip Randolph, entertainer Bill “Bojangles” Robinson and the explorer Matthew Henson.

Sylvia’s Restaurant

Featured Vendor

Sylvia’s Restaurant

Since 1962

Since 1962 Sylvia Woods “The Queen of Soulfood” and her family owned business have opened their doors to local and international diners alike.  One of Harlem’s most famous eateries is frequented by tour groups on a weekly basis.

Apollo Theater Opens Its Doors

Moment in History

Apollo Theater Opens Its Doors

January 26th, 1934

January 26th 1934 the Apollo Theater opens its doors. The legendary venue has launched the careers of icons such as Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, James Brown and Lauryn Hill and continues to maintain its position as a popular arena for emerging and established performers.

Moment in History

A Great Day in Harlem

Harlem, August 12, 1958

A Great Day in Harlem is a 1958 black and white group portrait of 57 notable jazz musicians photographed in front of a Brownstone in Harlem, New York City. The photo has remained an important object in the study of the history of jazz.

A Great Day in Harlem