Places that Matter

Place Explorer: Manhattan

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Place Name Neighborhood Borough
Beekman Theatre (former) Upper East Side Manhattan Lovely single-screen movie theater
Belvedere Castle in Central Park Central Park Manhattan Castle atop Vista Rock that provides great views and houses the Henry Luce Nature Observatory
Benches at Isham Park Inwood Manhattan Granite benches in a serene setting
Benjamin Franklin High School (former) East Harlem Manhattan East Harlem's first public high school (now Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics)
Bialystoker Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing (aka Bialystoker Home for the Aged) Lower East Side Manhattan Threatened historic Lower East Side elder care facility
Birdland Midtown Manhattan One of the foremost venues for bebop in the 1950s
Black Madonna Chapel & Phoenix Bar East Village Manhattan Storefront chapel to the Black Madonna, now Phoenix Bar
Bleecker Bob's Golden Oldies Greenwich Village Manhattan Greenwich Village record store operating since 1968
Block on the North Side of East 84th Street, between 1st Avenue and York Avenue Yorkville Manhattan Quiet, tree-lined block in Yorkville
Blue Note Greenwich Village Manhattan An important jazz venue in Greenwich Village
Bobby's Happy House Records (former) Central Harlem Manhattan The first black-owned business opened on 125th street after WWII
Bottom Line, The (former) Greenwich Village Manhattan A rock and folk music club
Bowery Mission Bowery Manhattan A gospel rescue mission providing services to men, women and children in need
Brill Building Midtown Manhattan Landmark of American popular music
Brooklyn Bridge Lower Manhattan Manhattan Iconic suspension bridge connecting Lower Manhattan and Downtown Brooklyn
C'est Magnifique Greenwich Village Manhattan Friendly jewelry store carrying unusual items
C.O. Bigelow Apothecaries Greenwich Village Manhattan The Oldest Surviving Apothecary-Pharmacy in America
Caffe Cino (former) Greenwich Village Manhattan Where Off-Off Broadway theater got its start
Canal Street Triangle/Canal Park Tribeca Manhattan Site of a now restored park
Carnegie Hall Midtown Manhattan One of the premier concert venues in the world
Casa Latina East Harlem Manhattan The longest-running music store in El Barrio
Casa Moneo (former) Chelsea Manhattan Legendary and beloved emporium of foods and cooking accessories from Latin America, now closed
Cathedral of St. John the Divine Morningside Heights Manhattan Seat of the Bishop of Episcopal Diocese of New York, cultural center and architectural wonder
CBGB (former) East Village Manhattan The birthplace of punk rock
Ceiling of Grand Central Terminal's Main Concourse Midtown Manhattan Beautifully restored but astronomically incorrect zodiac tableau
Celebrating Puerto Rican Musicians Mural East Harlem Manhattan Depiction of important Latino musicians by James de la Vega
Central Park Central Park Manhattan Perhaps New York's most famous oasis
Central Park Reservoir (or Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir) Central Park Manhattan A focal point in the park for joggers, photographers and sightseers
Century Association Building Midtown Manhattan Organization promoting conversation between authors, artists, and amateurs of letters and the fine arts for over 100 years
Chaim Gross Studio Greenwich Village Manhattan Former studio and living quarters of sculptor Chaim Gross
Chess and Checkers House, Central Park Central Park Manhattan Offers 24 chess tables under a shady pergola open to all
Chinatown Senior Citizens' Center Chinatown Manhattan A place for Chinatown seniors to participate together in traditional culture
Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association Building (former) Chinatown Manhattan First home of leading Chinatown organization
Christopher Street West Village Manhattan A center of gay life for decades
Chumley's (former) Greenwich Village Manhattan Prohibition-era speakeasy with a secret entrance that served members of the Lost Generation and the Beat Generation
Church of the Intercession Washington Heights Manhattan Church founded by J.J. Audubon and designed by Bertram Goodhue
Church of the Resurrection (site of) East Harlem Manhattan Ministry that led the revitalization of the Metro North Community area
Church of the Transfiguration Murray Hill Manhattan The Little Church Around the Corner
Church of the Transfiguration, Chinatown Chinatown Manhattan Catholic church in Chinatown offering services in English, Cantonese and Mandarin
Cicely Tyson House East Harlem Manhattan Childhood home of the famous actress
City and Suburban Homes Yorkville Manhattan Model tenements built are an example of housing reform
City Center Midtown Manhattan A popular performing arts center
City Hall Park Civic Center Manhattan Historic public space that forms the lawn of City Hall
City Lore Lower East Side Manhattan New York City's center for urban folk culture
Claremont Riding Academy (former) Upper West Side Manhattan One of the city's oldest stables, now closed
Clock at Grand Central Midtown Manhattan One of New York's classic meeting places
Columbus Circle Columbus Circle Manhattan Grand rotary adjacent to the southwest corner of Central Park
Columbus Park Chinatown Manhattan Formerly the Mulberry Bend slums, now a park used by mahjong and basketball players alike
Confucius Plaza Chinatown Manhattan Limited-equity housing cooperative built to house Manhattan's Chinatown community
Congregation Ohab Zedek Building (site of) Central Harlem Manhattan Once home to one of the largest and most influential Jewish congregations