Places that Matter

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Census of Places that Matter

Place Name Neighborhood Borough
Community Church of Douglaston Douglaston Queens A quintessential neighborhood church
Comus Social Club Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Men's social club in Bedford Stuyvesant
Concord Baptist Church Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn One of Brooklyn's largest African-American congregations
Concourse Multi Plaza Food Court Concourse Village Bronx Large food court on the ground level of the Concourse Plaza Mall
Concourse Plaza Hotel (former) Concourse Village Bronx As the first hotel in the Bronx, hosted many significant events and celebrities
Coney Island Coney Island Brooklyn Legendary seaside boardwalk, beach and center for entertainment
Coney Island Bialys and Bagels Sheepshead Bay Brooklyn The oldest bialy business in New York City
Coney Island History Project Coney Island Brooklyn Exhibition center and oral history archive showcasing Coney Island past and present
Congregation Ohab Zedek Building (site of) Central Harlem Manhattan Once home to one of the largest and most influential Jewish congregations
Conservatory Garden, Central Park Central Park Manhattan A formally landscaped garden in the upper reaches of Central Park
Conti's Pastry Shoppe Morris Park Bronx A Bronx bakery
Continental Shoe Repair Financial District Manhattan Decades-old shoe repair that bounded back after 9/11
Convent Avenue between 140th & 150th Streets Hamilton Heights Manhattan Street with architectural, historic and cultural significance
Coogan Building (site of) Midtown South Manhattan An architectural marvel that originally housed the Racquet Court Club
Cooper Station, US Post Office East Village Manhattan Graciously designed WPA-era post office
Corbin Building Financial District Manhattan Renaissance Revival 19th century office building
Crack is Wack Playground East Harlem Manhattan Park decorated with the work of Keith Haring
Crotona Park Crotona Park Bronx A 127-acre green space in the heart of the South Bronx
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
David Fox Playground Flatlands Brooklyn A place to hang out and be outdoors in Flatlands
Declaration of Independence Reading Site Civic Center Manhattan Where George Washington stood as the Declaration was read to the American Army
Dexter Park (site of) Woodhaven Queens An old baseball field, home to semi-pro teams and the site of the first night baseball game
Di Fara Pizza Midwood Brooklyn Renowned family owned pizzeria and Brooklyn institution
Dias y Flores Community Garden East Village Manhattan East Village community garden in operation since 1978
DiPalo's Fine Foods Little Italy Manhattan Little Italy market offering fine foods and olive oil tastings
District Council 65 (former) NoHo Manhattan Long-time headquarters of a union with an activist history
Dixon Place Lower East Side Manhattan Performance space for original and experimental works
Dominican Academy Upper East Side Manhattan Girls' school run by the Dominican Sisters of Peace for over 100 years
Dominick's Restaurant East Tremont Bronx Legendary Italian-American restaurant
Domino Sugar Factory (former) Williamsburg Brooklyn The last sugar plant to close in NYC and a significant Brooklyn landmark
Donovan's Pub Woodside Queens Customers enjoy Donovan's pub grub and cheap beers
Dorie Miller Residential Cooperative Corona Queens Queens residential co-op named for the first African American recipient of the Navy Cross
Drake Bakery (former) Clinton Hill Brooklyn A pioneer in mass-produced baked goods
Dubrow's Cafeteria (site of) Garment District Manhattan Restaurant and impromptu employment service
Dyckman House Inwood Manhattan The oldest remaining farmhouse in Manhattan
Dyker Beach Golf Course and Park Dyker Heights Brooklyn Recreational oasis in the city
Dyker Beach Park Dyker Heights Brooklyn Destination for kite enthusiasts, golfers and anyone who wants to get outside
Eagle Theater Jackson Heights Queens Shows first-run movies from India and Pakistan
Ear Inn (in the James Brown House) Tribeca Manhattan A popular bar since the late-1800's in an 1817 building
East River Park Lower East Side Manhattan Lower East Side park conceived by Robert Moses in the 1930s
East River Reflections Labyrinth Lower East Side Manhattan Large labyrinth painted on asphalt
Eastern District/Good Samaritan Dispensary Lower East Side Manhattan One of the city's oldest municipal health care centers for the poor
Economy Candy Lower East Side Manhattan Old fashioned candy shop offering local and world-wide favorites
Eddie's Sweet Shop Forest Hills Queens A well-loved soda fountain offering homemade ice cream sundaes, malts, shakes, and egg creams
Educational Alliance Lower East Side Manhattan Century-old Lower East Side community center
Edward Hopper Residence Greenwich Village Manhattan The artist's home for over 50 years
Eib's Pond Park Preserve Park Hill Staten Island A freshwater pond and bordering wetlands available for public enjoyment
Eileen's Country Kitchen Woodlawn Bronx Popular neighborhood spot serving Irish food
El Camino Outreach Center East Harlem Manhattan A Jewish Socialist headquarters turned social service provider