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Residents and visitors walk along 125th Street, a major commercial street in Harlem and home to the famous Apollo Theater.

A Rich Music History is Just One Part of This Bustling and Booming Neighborhood

It may be best known for iconic jazz, stirring soul and inspirational gospel performances, but in recent years, this Manhattan neighborhood has seen a renaissance with an influx of new residents who are helping revitalize the area.

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At a Glance

  • Battle cry: The Battle of Harlem Heights, on Sept. 16, 1776, was Washington's first victory during the Revolution.
  • Real estate: Sugar Hill got its nickname in the '20s, as an enclave for affluent African-Americans who could afford the "sweet life."
  • Starting point: The Apollo launched many careers including Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson and Richard Pryor.

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About Harlem

A cultural and economic mecca for African-Americans during the 1920s and 1930s, Harlem retains much of the rich heritage that made it famous. Local institutions, churches and parks play an essential role in this historic neighborhood. Bustling 125th Street is its main retail corridor. The neighborhood's wide boulevards are home to a mishmash of stately and dilapidated apartment buildings, housing projects and local businesses. Many side streets are lined with brownstones and row houses. Comfort Read More [+]

LIVING in Manhattan

Mighty Quinn's

New York City’s 8 Best Barbecue Joints

Is New York the best barbecue city in America? The mere suggestion of it might ruffle down-home feathers, yet how could you argue otherwise? Read More »

jazz club

Harlem Jazz: Where to Go Now

Duke Ellington’s popular tune “Take the ‘A’ Train” succinctly sums up the state of today’s New York jazz scene Read More »


ethnic eats

Ethnic Eats: Best Places to Shop and Snack

New York City has been known as the “Great Melting Pot” since the early 1900s, and all those years of cultural diversity have had quite a positive impact on its food.Wandering from borough to borough and neighborhood to neighborhood, nomadic Read More »

Apartment types

Translating New York’s 15 Apartment Types

Real estate in New York is nothing short of an obsession, a constant source of delight, envy, anxiety, and pride. When you start looking for a place to rent or own for yourself, if you’re not from here, Read More »

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