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Place Explorer: Manhattan

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Place Name Neighborhood Borough
1-19 Beak St. Inwood Manhattan A striking Art Deco apartment building
109 Washington St. Financial District Manhattan Tenement in the heart of vanished "Little Syria"
2 Columbus Circle Midtown Manhattan Controversial modernist building that once again houses an art musuem
206 Bowery Bowery Manhattan The last surviving Federal-style row house on Bowery
211-215 Pearl St. Financial District Manhattan Facades of warehouses in old Pearl St. mercantile district, two of which have been demolished
234 West 56th Street Midtown Manhattan Early home of recorded music powerhouse Atlantic Records.
27 Cooper Square East Village Manhattan Former home of many notable writers, musicians and painters
275 Seventh Ave. Midtown South Manhattan Former home to men's apparel industry and unions
32 Mott St. General Store (former) Chinatown Manhattan General store that served the first wave of Chinese immigrants
339 W. 29th St. Chelsea Manhattan Former home of prominent abolitionists
348 W. 23rd St. Chelsea Manhattan Site of photographer Don Snyder's studio
35 Spring St. Little Italy Manhattan 19th century Federal-style row house
369th Regiment Armory Central Harlem Manhattan Home of the World War I Harlem Hellfighters
3rd Ave. Railway Cable Railroad (site of) Manhattanville Manhattan Remnants of NYC's first electric crosstown cable railway line
412 E. 85th St. Upper East Side Manhattan Unusual wooden farmhouse amid the New York City grid
440 E. 51st St. Turtle Bay Manhattan Home of Peggy Guggenheim and Max Ernst
464 W 152nd Street, Harlem Hamilton Heights Manhattan Civil Rights activist Dorothy Height's long-time residence
555 Hudson St. Greenwich Village Manhattan Former residence of author and activist Jane Jacobs
647 Hudson St. "Almanac House" West Village Manhattan Former home of singer Woody Guthrie & the Almanac Singers
A Gathering of the Tribes East Village Manhattan Iconic East Village gallery and performance space
ABC No Rio Lower East Side Manhattan Center for volunteerism, art & activism
Abingdon Square Park West Village Manhattan West Village green space
Addicts Rehabilitation Center East Harlem Manhattan Center for substance abuse treatment
African American Wax Museum of Harlem Central Harlem Manhattan Museum devoted to Afro-American art and culture, offering wax mannequins of famous African Americans
African Burial Ground National Monument Civic Center Manhattan Colonial-era burial ground for African-Americans
Aguilar Branch, New York Public Library East Harlem Manhattan Library named after a Sephardic Jewish author with a strong Spanish language collection
Alexander Calder's Terrazzo Sidewalk Upper East Side Manhattan Sidewalk art by sculptor and artist Alexander Calder
Alhambra Theatre and Ballroom (former) Central Harlem Manhattan The last standing of Harlem's historic dance halls
Alice Kornegay Triangle Playground East Harlem Manhattan Playground named after a community advocate
Alice Neel Residence East Harlem Manhattan Former home of Spanish Harlem portrait painter & WPA artist
Alleva Dairy Little Italy Manhattan Little Italy's oldest cheese market
Almanac House Greenwich Village Manhattan Residence of folk revival musicians, the Almanac Singers
Amato Opera Theater (former) East Village Manhattan The "world's smallest opera house"
Amity Diner Upper East Side Manhattan Neighborhood restaurant threatened by real estate competition from Madison Ave. retail stores
Andrew Haswell Green Memorial, Central Park Central Park Manhattan Memorial to notable NYC planner & reformer
Angel Orensanz Foundation Center for the Arts Lower East Side Manhattan Art, concert & performance space in a historic synagogue building
Apollo Theater Harlem Manhattan Legendary music and performance venue
Ardea, The Greenwich Village Manhattan Brick and brownstone detailed apartments built for the executives of the Hearn department store
Art Students League of New York Midtown Manhattan Largest independent art school in the U.S., offering classes for budding and established artists
Asch Building (former), now Brown Building Greenwich Village Manhattan Site of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
Audubon Ballroom (former) Washington Heights Manhattan Former theater and dance hall, site of Malcolm X's assassination (now Mary Woodward Lasker Biomedical Research Building)
Audubon Park Washington Heights Manhattan Residential neighborhood on John James Audubon's former estate
Bank Street College of Education Morningside Heights Manhattan A leader in progressive teacher education for more than 80 years
Barbizon Hotel Upper East Side Manhattan
Barnes and Noble at Lincoln Triangle (former) Upper West Side Manhattan Well-used and well-loved former bookstore location
Barney Greengrass Upper West Side Manhattan One of the last Jewish delis, known for its smoked fish
Barron's Exclusive Club (former) Central Harlem Manhattan A popular 1920's Harlem jazz club, also known as Barron's Cabaret
Battery Maritime Building (formerly Whitehall Ferry Terminal) Financial District Manhattan Beaux arts ferry dock for ferries between Lower Manhattan and Governors Island
Battery Park Financial District Manhattan Home to monuments, performance events and ferry docks
Beekman Theatre (former) Upper East Side Manhattan Lovely single-screen movie theater