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Place Explorer: Education

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Place Name Neighborhood Borough
Addicts Rehabilitation Center East Harlem Manhattan Center for substance abuse treatment
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
Bedford Branch, Brooklyn Public Library Crown Heights Brooklyn The first of the Brooklyn Public Libraries
Benjamin Franklin High School (former) East Harlem Manhattan East Harlem's first public high school (now Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics)
Boys and Girls High School Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn The oldest high school in the city
Bronx Documentary Center Melrose Bronx A gallery and educational center dedicated to the art and practice of photojournalism
Brooklyn College Flatbush Brooklyn Since 1930, one of CUNY's foremost institutions
Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at BLDG 92 Fort Greene Brooklyn Adapted public gateway to the Brooklyn Navy Yard
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
Brownsville Heritage House Brownsville Brooklyn African American cultural center
Brownsville Student Farm Project Brownsville Brooklyn Formerly abandoned Brownsville lot reclaimed as an educational farm
Claremont Riding Academy (former) Upper West Side Manhattan One of the city's oldest stables, now closed
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Manhattan Beach Brooklyn Brooklyn's only community college
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
Erasmus Hall Academy (former) Flatbush Brooklyn The oldest school structure in New York
General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen Midtown Manhattan Charitable organization founded in 1785 by skilled craftsmen that offers cultural, educational, and social services to members and their families
Gerry's Place Annadale Brooklyn
Hayden Planetarium Upper West Side Manhattan Redesigned home of one of the United States' earliest planetaria
Julia Richman Education Complex Upper East Side Manhattan Restored school building now successfully housing six small schools
Kurdish Library & Museum (former) Prospect Heights Brooklyn This unique library draws scholars from around the world
Langston Hughes Community Library & Cultural Center Corona Queens Home of New York City's largest Black Heritage collection
Leif Ericson Day School Dyker Heights Brooklyn Private Lutheran school in Dyker Heights
Leonardo da Vinci Art School (former) East Village Manhattan Provided art education from 1924-1940
Lower East Side Tenement Museum Lower East Side Manhattan House museum presenting immigration history
Magnolia Tree Earth Center Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Environmental center and site of a "living" landmark
Manhattan Village Academy Chelsea Manhattan School designed by architect Beverly Willis
Margaret Sanger Clinic (former) Brownsville Brooklyn The first birth control clinic in the United States
Mariachi Academy of New York East Harlem Manhattan School dedicated to teaching a Mexican musical tradition
Martha Graham Studio on E. 63rd (site of) Upper East Side Manhattan Where modern dancers learned from an icon
Miccio Center of the Police Athletic League Red Hook Brooklyn Offers recreational and educational programs for children
Mosaic Mural, "John Wayne and the American Frontier" by Knox Martin at John Wayne School P.S. 380 Williamsburg Brooklyn Striking piece of public art in a public school
Museum of Chinese in America Chinatown Manhattan Pioneering museum with strong community base
Museum of Jewish Heritage Battery Park City Manhattan A living memorial to the Holocaust
Music and Art High School (former) Hamilton Heights Manhattan Specialized arts high school, now merged with the High School of Performing Arts as Laguardia High School
New Bed-Stuy Boxing Center Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Center for boxing and martial arts that trained Riddick Bowe, Mark Breland, Eric Kelly and others
New York Public Library, Schwarzman Building Midtown Manhattan Reference library with a world-renowned collection and now a Children's Center
Nkiru Center for Education and Culture Crown Heights Brooklyn African/American focused bookstore, formerly called Nkiru Books
Nontraditional Employment for Women Chelsea Manhattan Women's workforce development center
P.S. 52 (now M.S. 52) Mott Haven Bronx Rehearsal space where Latin music legends met and performed
P.S. 64/El Bohio (former) East Village Manhattan A historic school building turned into a cultural center
P.S. 67 Charles A. Dorsey School Fort Greene Brooklyn First independently-led Brooklyn school for African American students
P.S. 70 (former) Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Former public school, now Excellence Boys Charter School
Police Athletic League Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Young people's centers, Play Streets and summer camps
Poppenhusen Institute College Point Queens Community cultural center in College Point
Pratt Institute Clinton Hill Brooklyn Private college founded in 1887
Provincetown Playhouse Greenwich Village Manhattan Legendary place in theater history, now controversially preserved by NYU
Queens County Farm Museum Floral Park Queens The city's largest working farm and a historical site