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Place Explorer: Arts & Entertainment

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Place Name Neighborhood Borough
1520 Sedgwick Ave. Morris Heights Bronx Hip hop pioneer Kool DJ Herc held his first parties here
2 Columbus Circle Midtown Manhattan Controversial modernist building that once again houses an art musuem
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
348 W. 23rd St. Chelsea Manhattan Site of photographer Don Snyder's studio
440 E. 51st St. Turtle Bay Manhattan Home of Peggy Guggenheim and Max Ernst
4W Circle of Art & Enterprise (former) Fort Greene Brooklyn Women's collaborative store offering African-inspired goods
5Pointz Aerosol Art Center Long Island City Queens Graffiti Mecca and an outdoor art exhibit space
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
African American Wax Museum of Harlem Central Harlem Manhattan Museum devoted to Afro-American art and culture, offering wax mannequins of famous African Americans
Alexander Calder's Terrazzo Sidewalk Upper East Side Manhattan Sidewalk art by sculptor and artist Alexander Calder
Alhambra Supper Club (site of) Hunts Point Bronx Latin dance and music club of the 50's and 60's
Alhambra Theatre and Ballroom (former) Central Harlem Manhattan The last standing of Harlem's historic dance halls
Alice Austen House Rosebank Staten Island Historic home of photographer that exhibits her works
Alice Neel Residence East Harlem Manhattan Former home of Spanish Harlem portrait painter & WPA artist
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"
American Banknote Building Hunts Point Bronx Former currency minting company, now home to an arts and dance center
Andrea Phillips' House West Brighton Staten Island Collage artist's home and gallery
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
Archie Bunker's House Glendale Queens House featured on groundbreaking 1970's sitcom, "All in the Family"
Art Students League of New York Midtown Manhattan Largest independent art school in the U.S., offering classes for budding and established artists
Atrium Stadium Cinemas Eltingville Staten Island A privately own theater and local hangout
Audubon Ballroom (former) Washington Heights Manhattan Former theater and dance hall, site of Malcolm X's assassination (now Mary Woodward Lasker Biomedical Research Building)
BAMcafe Fort Greene Brooklyn Upstairs eatery at the Brooklyn Academy of Music that offers performances and a place to gather
Barbes Park Slope Brooklyn Neighborhood bar and performance space
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
Barron's Exclusive Club (former) Central Harlem Manhattan A popular 1920's Harlem jazz club, also known as Barron's Cabaret
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
Bellacicco Bakery (former) Elmhurst Queens Neighborhood Italian foods market
Betty Smith House Woodhaven Queens The house where "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" was written
Big Pun Mural Longwood Bronx Graffiti mural commemorating Bronx-born Puerto Rican hip hop artist
Billie Holiday Theatre Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn 200-seat theater in Bedford-Stuyvesant offering an alternative to Broadway
Birdland Midtown Manhattan One of the foremost venues for bebop in the 1950s
Bleecker Bob's Golden Oldies Greenwich Village Manhattan Greenwich Village record store operating since 1968
Blue Note Greenwich Village Manhattan An important jazz venue in Greenwich Village
Bobby's Happy House Records (former) Central Harlem Manhattan The first black-owned business opened on 125th street after WWII
Bottom Line, The (former) Greenwich Village Manhattan A rock and folk music club
Brill Building Midtown Manhattan Landmark of American popular music
Broken Angel Clinton Hill Brooklyn Artistically modified home with features like found-item stained glass windows and a roof-top camera obscura
Bronx River Houses Bronx River Bronx Housing project important in hip hop history
Brooklyn Lyceum (formerly Public Bath #7) Park Slope Brooklyn Once a public bathhouse, now a center for dance, music and theater that includes a gym and a cafe
Brooklyn Moon Cafe Fort Greene Brooklyn Coffee shop, restaurant and performance space in Fort Greene
Brooklyn Paramount Theater (former) Downtown Brooklyn Hosted early rock 'n' roll concerts and still houses its original Wurlitzer organ
Brownsville Heritage House Brownsville Brooklyn African American cultural center