Places that Matter

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Census of Places that Matter

Place Name Neighborhood Borough
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.
Electchester Pomonok Queens Cooperative housing development resulting from the joint effort of a union and management
Elk Candy Company (site of) Upper East Side Manhattan Beloved neighborhood candy shop, now online only
Elks Lodge #127 (former site of) Central Harlem Manhattan Where the Brotherhood of the Sleeping Car Porters, a black union, was founded in 1925
Elks Plaza Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Home of the Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks
Elmendorf Reformed Church East Harlem Manhattan Historic church and African burial ground
Elmhurst Dairy Jamaica Center Queens Family-owned dairy since 1919 that bottles fresh NY milk
Emma Lazarus Residence Greenwich Village Manhattan Former home of author and activist
Empire Roller Skating Center (former) Crown Heights Brooklyn Brooklyn's last large-scale roller rink, closed in 2007
Empire State/Borden Dairy Building (former) East New York Brooklyn Former dairy building with beautiful tile mural on facade
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
Erasmus Hall Academy (former) Flatbush Brooklyn The oldest school structure in New York
Essex Street Market Lower East Side Manhattan WPA-era indoor market
Estonian House Murray Hill Manhattan Estonian cultural center, offering a restaurant and Estonian language classes
Eusko Etxea (formerly Centro Vasco) Greenpoint Brooklyn Basque cultural center offering events and Euskera language classes
Explorers Club Upper East Side Manhattan Professional society devoted to adventure, exploration and field science
Faerman Cash Register Company NoHo Manhattan Family owned shop selling vintage and new cash registers
Faerman Cash Register Company NoHo Manhattan Family owned shop selling vintage and new cash registers
Fairyland Amusement Park (former) Elmhurst Queens Queens "neighborhood" amusement park
Fanny Fern Residence Gramercy Manhattan Former home of Sara Willis Parton, feminist writer and the first female with a regular newspaper column
Far Rockaway Bungalows Far Rockaway Queens Last of the beachfront bungalows in the Rockaways
Federation of Black Cowboys Howard Beach Queens A slice of the American West in Queens
Fedora's Greenwich Village Manhattan Restaurant that retains its 1950s aura and welcomes Gay community
Ferdinando's Focacceria Restaurant Red Hook Brooklyn Serving Sicilian food for over 100 years
Ferrara Bakery and Cafe Little Italy Manhattan Heaven in the Heart of Little Italy
Fillmore East East Village Manhattan Major rock 'n' roll venue from 1968 to1972
Finnish Progressive Society Hall (now Pilgrim Cathedral of Harlem) Central Harlem Manhattan Site of an important Communist party event
Firehouse, Hook and Ladder 31 Morrisania Bronx Brick firehouse featured in book by Dennis Smith
Fireman's Memorial Upper West Side Manhattan Neighborhood meeting place
First Church of Christ, Scientist (former) Upper West Side Manhattan Former church building designed by Carrere and Hastings in the Neo-Georgian style
First Presidential Mansion Civic Center Manhattan President George Washington's first NYC home (site of)
First Sharon Baptist Church (formerly First United Presbyterian Church) East Harlem Manhattan Congregation formerly led by a Socialist leader and five-time presidential candidate
First Spanish United Methodist Church East Harlem Manhattan The center of a political movement, known as "the people's church"
Flatiron Building Flatiron Manhattan Famous three-sided skyscraper
Flessel's Restaurant (site of) College Point Queens Former beer garden, inn and restaurant built in the 1870's
Florent Restaurant (former) West Village Manhattan Beloved neighborhood, French-owned establishment
Flower District Midtown South Manhattan A collection of wholesale flower vendors located on 28th Street
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Corona Queens Vital open space and home to two World Fairs
Fluxhouse Cooperative II SoHo Manhattan The first organized cooperative loft building for artists in SoHo
Forbidden Planet Greenwich Village Manhattan Famous seller of comic books and graphic novels
Fordham Manor Reformed Church Fordham Bronx One of the first ministries in the Bronx, chartered in 1696
Forest Hills Community House (now Queens Community House) Forest Hills Queens A unifying neighborhood resource
Fort Apache, Police Precinct 41 (former) Morrisania Bronx Symbol of hard times in the Bronx
Fort Defiance (site of) Red Hook Brooklyn Major Revolutionary War battle site
Fort Greene Park Fort Greene Brooklyn Brooklyn's first public park
Fort Hill Park St. George Staten Island Community-initiated park, once site of military fortifications
Fort Wadsworth Staten Island 19th century harbor fortifications
Fort Washington (site of) Washington Heights Manhattan Revolutionary War fortification where an important battle was fought in November, 1776