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Place Explorer: Institution

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Place Name Neighborhood Borough
234 West 56th Street Midtown Manhattan Early home of recorded music powerhouse Atlantic Records.
770 Eastern Parkway Crown Heights Brooklyn Nerve center of the Chabad Lubavitch Chassidic community
Aguilar Branch, New York Public Library East Harlem Manhattan Library named after a Sephardic Jewish author with a strong Spanish language collection
Aquinas High School East Tremont Bronx Educating young women since 1923
Art Students League of New York Midtown Manhattan Largest independent art school in the U.S., offering classes for budding and established artists
Bank Street College of Education Morningside Heights Manhattan A leader in progressive teacher education for more than 80 years
Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Sunset Park Brooklyn Striking church run by the Redemptorist Fathers
Bay Ridge United Methodist (Green) Church (site of) Bay Ridge Brooklyn 108-year-old stone church, now demolished
Bedford Branch, Brooklyn Public Library Crown Heights Brooklyn The first of the Brooklyn Public Libraries
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Community development corporation founded in 1967 and still active today
Benjamin Franklin High School (former) East Harlem Manhattan East Harlem's first public high school (now Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics)
Beth Ahavath Sholom, a.k.a. The Temple (site of) Bath Beach Brooklyn Former synagogue that hosted punk rock concerts in its basement
Beth-El Hospital (former, now Brookdale University Hospital & Medical Center) Brownsville Brooklyn Site of a 1962 labor struggle by hospital workers
Bialystoker Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing (aka Bialystoker Home for the Aged) Lower East Side Manhattan Threatened historic Lower East Side elder care facility
Bowery Mission Bowery Manhattan A gospel rescue mission providing services to men, women and children in need
Boys and Girls High School Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn The oldest high school in the city
Bridge Street AWME Church Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn The oldest African-American congregation in Brooklyn
Bronx Zoo Fordham Bronx Largest metropolitan zoo in the United States, housing over 4,000 animals representing hundreds of species
Brooklyn Children's Center Crown Heights Brooklyn Community-based mental health provider for children and adolescents
Brooklyn Children's Museum Crown Heights Brooklyn The first museum in the world created specifically for children
Brooklyn College Flatbush Brooklyn Since 1930, one of CUNY's foremost institutions
Brooklyn Historical Society Brooklyn Heights Brooklyn Museum and library devoted to Brooklyn's 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 Public Library's Central Library Park Slope Brooklyn This library offers 1.5 million books, magazines, and multimedia materials, an extensive Brooklyn history collection and a Multilingual Center
Brooklyn State Hospital, aka Kingsboro Psychiatric Center East Flatbush Brooklyn Historic state psychiatric facility and nursing school
Brooklyn Women's Hospital Brownsville Brooklyn Neighborhood hospital
Casita Rincón Criollo Melrose Bronx The oldest and largest casita in New York
Century Association Building Midtown Manhattan Organization promoting conversation between authors, artists, and amateurs of letters and the fine arts for over 100 years
Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association Building (former) Chinatown Manhattan First home of leading Chinatown organization
Christ Church New Brighton New Brighton Staten Island First Episcopal congregation of Staten Island
Church of the Intercession Washington Heights Manhattan Church founded by J.J. Audubon and designed by Bertram Goodhue
Church of the Resurrection (site of) East Harlem Manhattan Ministry that led the revitalization of the Metro North Community area
Church of the Transfiguration Murray Hill Manhattan The Little Church Around the Corner
Church of the Visitation Red Hook Brooklyn Gothic church building built in 1896
City Center Midtown Manhattan A popular performing arts center
Community Church of Douglaston Douglaston Queens A quintessential neighborhood church
Concord Baptist Church Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn One of Brooklyn's largest African-American congregations
Congregation Ohab Zedek Building (site of) Central Harlem Manhattan Once home to one of the largest and most influential Jewish congregations
Cooper Station, US Post Office East Village Manhattan Graciously designed WPA-era post office
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Manhattan Beach Brooklyn Brooklyn's only community college
Cuyler Presbyterian Church (former) Boerum Hill Brooklyn A center for Mohawk life in New York
Dominican Academy Upper East Side Manhattan Girls' school run by the Dominican Sisters of Peace for over 100 years
Educational Alliance Lower East Side Manhattan Century-old Lower East Side community center
El Camino Outreach Center East Harlem Manhattan A Jewish Socialist headquarters turned social service provider
El Museo del Barrio East Harlem Manhattan Art museum focusing on Caribbean and Latin American art and artists
Eldridge Street Synagogue Chinatown Manhattan First great synagogue constructed by Eastern European Jews in U.S.
Elks Lodge #127 (former site of) Central Harlem Manhattan Where the Brotherhood of the Sleeping Car Porters, a black union, was founded in 1925
Elmendorf Reformed Church East Harlem Manhattan Historic church and African burial ground
Engine Company 212 North Side Brooklyn Firehouse saved through community efforts
Engine Company 324 Corona Queens 1939 World's Fair relic converted into a fire house