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Historic Landmarks

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Audubon Park Historic District
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155th and 156th St to Riverside Dr
New York, NY
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This fascinating neighborhood gem houses an honorary society of the most prestigious members in the fields of literature, music and fine arts in the United States. Their mission is to foster and sustain interest in these creative pursuits through exhibition and philanthropy.

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Duke Ellington Memorial
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110th St & 5th Ave
New York, NY
212 310 6600

The first memorial to an African American in Central Park, this captivating 25 ft. tall, black patinated bronze structure features an 8 ft. tall statue of the legendary jazz king.

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Frederick Douglass Memorial
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110th St and Frederick Douglass Blvd
New York, NY

He stands on the northwest corner of Central Park at the intersection of 110th street, watching over the boulevard named after him. Abolitionist, orator, writer, man, the Frederick Douglass Memorial highlights his accomplishments with sculpture and a space to reflect, celebrate and welcome you to the village of Harlem.

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General Grant National Memorial
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Riverside Dr and 122nd St
New York, NY
212 666 1640
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Completed in 1897 and the largest tomb in North America, this majestic granite and marble site overlooking the Hudson and Harlem Rivers is the final resting place of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant.

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Hamilton Grange National Memorial
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414 W 141st St
New York, NY
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Hamilton Heights Historic District
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142nd to 145th Sts (between Amsterdam & St. Nicholas)
New York, NY
212 281 4442

Comprising the areas of Hamilton Heights, Sugar Hill and West Harlem, this district boasts some of New York’s richest and diverse architecture.  Be sure to take a tour.

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Morris Jumel Mansion
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65 Jumel Terrace
New York, NY
212 923 8008
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Mount Morris Park Historic District
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119th - 124th Sts (between Lenox Ave and Mount Morris)
New York, NY
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With homes built in the 1880s and 1890s, this enclave boasts some of New York’s most elegant townhouses. The annual house tour is an absolute must for home design enthusiasts and the simply curious alike.

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Strivers Row
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138th - 139th Sts (between Adam Clayton Powell, Jr Blvd)
New York, NY
212 281 4442

Legends like Eubie Blake, Fletcher Henderson, W.C. Handy and Adam Clayton Powell, Jr once called these exquisite, hallowed townhouses home.

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Swing Low: Harriett Tubman Memorial
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121st St at Frederick Douglass Blvd and St. Nicholas Ave

A once barren traffic triangle was reborn as Harriet Tubman Square when the statue was raised to celebrate her determination and strength helping to free slaves via the Underground Railroad. She faces south to remind visitors of the multiple dangerous journeys she took for the freedom of others. An American hero!

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