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Place Name Neighborhood Borough
Caffe Cino (former) Greenwich Village Manhattan Where Off-Off Broadway theater got its start
Caravana Club/Bronx Casino/El Cerromar (former) Mott Haven Bronx Nightclubs that produced distinctively New York Latin music
Carnegie Hall Midtown Manhattan One of the premier concert venues in the world
Casa Amadeo Longwood Bronx Latin music store in the Bronx
Casalegre Record Store (site of) Longwood Bronx Home of a well-known local Latino record company, Alegre Records
Casino Puerto Rico/Teatro Casino (former) Mott Haven Bronx Popular dance and Latin music venue, and a movie and vaudeville theater
Casita Rincón Criollo Melrose Bronx The oldest and largest casita in New York
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
Central Park Central Park Manhattan Perhaps New York's most famous oasis
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
Chinatown Senior Citizens' Center Chinatown Manhattan A place for Chinatown seniors to participate together in traditional culture
Cicely Tyson House East Harlem Manhattan Childhood home of the famous actress
City Center Midtown Manhattan A popular performing arts center
Clinton Theatre (site of) Red Hook Brooklyn Large movie theater in South Brooklyn, demolished in 1970
Club Tropicoro (site of) Longwood Bronx Latin music nightclub that also hosted political events
Colgate Gardens (former) Soundview Bronx Latin music venue where the Mambo was popular
Commodore Theater (site of) Williamsburg Brooklyn Lost Williamsburg movie theater
Cornelia Street Café Greenwich Village Manhattan Legendary eatery and performance venue
Dixon Place Lower East Side Manhattan Performance space for original and experimental works
Eagle Theater Jackson Heights Queens Shows first-run movies from India and Pakistan
East River Reflections Labyrinth Lower East Side Manhattan Large labyrinth painted on asphalt
Edward Hopper Residence Greenwich Village Manhattan The artist's home for over 50 years
El Museo del Barrio East Harlem Manhattan Art museum focusing on Caribbean and Latin American art and artists
Fillmore East East Village Manhattan Major rock 'n' roll venue from 1968 to1972
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
Gerry's Place Annadale Brooklyn
Goodhue Center New Brighton Staten Island Open space and home to recreational programs for children sponsored by the Children's Aid Society
Grace Agard Harewood Senior Center Fort Greene Brooklyn Supports local seniors with services and activities, like the weekly Jazz 966 concert series
Hans Christian Andersen Statue Central Park Manhattan Central Park statue for the Danish author
Harbor Conservatory for the Performing Arts East Harlem Manhattan Preserves and promotes New York's Latin music heritage with music lessons, dance classes and acting classes
Harlem River Houses Sculptures Central Harlem Manhattan WPA sculptures in a landmark public housing development
Historic Tin Pan Alley Midtown South Manhattan Home to the American popular music industry around 1900
Holographic Studios Gramercy Manhattan World's oldest holography gallery
Hunts Point Palace Hunts Point Bronx A dance club for nearly a century, important for performers from mambo king Tito Puente to the first hip-hop crews in the '70s and '80s
Indigo Cafe and Books (former) Fort Greene Brooklyn Black-owned bookstore, cafe and community space, now online
International Longshoremen Assoc. Union Hall, Local 791 (former) Chelsea Manhattan Headquarters of seamen's labor union, later home of the Sanford Meisner Theater
Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art Lighthouse Hill Staten Island Unique museum of Tibetan and Buddhist works planned and built by Jacques Marchais in the 1940s
Jean Cocteau Repertory Theater (former) East Village Manhattan Off-Broadway company that performed classic works of drama
Jim Power's Astor Place Mosaic Trail East Village Manhattan Permanent installation of the Mosaic Man's fanciful light poles
Joseph Patelson Music House (former) Midtown Manhattan Classical sheet music store near Carnegie Hall that opened in 1939
Judson Memorial Church Greenwich Village Manhattan Church dedicated to social justice and community arts
Julia de Burgos Latino Cultural Center East Harlem Manhattan Studios and performing space for Latino artists
Koster & Bial's "The Corner" (former) Flatiron Manhattan Site of theaters and burlesque halls closed by anti-vice police
La Mama Experimental Theater Club East Village Manhattan A theater that seeks to develop, nurture, support, produce and present new and original performance work by artists of all nations and cultures
La Plaza Cultural East Village Manhattan A vast community garden and performance space
Lenox Lounge Central Harlem Manhattan Historic jazz club, home of the famous Zebra Room
Leonardo da Vinci Art School (former) East Village Manhattan Provided art education from 1924-1940