Places that Matter

Place Explorer: Latin/Latino/American

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Place Name Neighborhood Borough
Alhambra Supper Club (site of) Hunts Point Bronx Latin dance and music club of the 50's and 60's
Atlantic Basin Piers Red Hook Brooklyn Where many Puerto Ricans disembarked in NYC from 1906 to 1928
Big Pun Mural Longwood Bronx Graffiti mural commemorating Bronx-born Puerto Rican hip hop artist
Caravana Club/Bronx Casino/El Cerromar (former) Mott Haven Bronx Nightclubs that produced distinctively New York Latin music
Casa Amadeo Longwood Bronx Latin music store in the Bronx
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
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
Celebrating Puerto Rican Musicians Mural East Harlem Manhattan Depiction of important Latino musicians by James de la Vega
Club Cubano Interamericano Melrose Bronx Social club for Cuban immigrants
Club Hermanos Unidos Corona Queens A Dominican-American social club
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
El Maestro Inc., and Boxing Gym Morrisania Bronx Not-for-profit boxing and cultural center
El Museo del Barrio East Harlem Manhattan Art museum focusing on Caribbean and Latin American art and artists
First Spanish United Methodist Church East Harlem Manhattan The center of a political movement, known as "the people's church"
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
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
Iglesia Luterana Sion East Harlem Manhattan Lutheran church used by German-American and Hispanic communities (formerly St. Johannes Kirche Lutheran Church)
JCR Percussion High Bridge Bronx Source for specialty percussion instruments for Latin music
Julia de Burgos Latino Cultural Center East Harlem Manhattan Studios and performing space for Latino artists
La Marqueta (formerly Park Avenue Market) East Harlem Manhattan Indoor market serving East Harlem
Latin American Coffee Shop (former) Chelsea Manhattan Restaurant that served Latin American and classic American diner food
Little Spain and La Nacional Social Club & Restaurant Greenwich Village Manhattan Spanish-speaking New Yorkers have long gathered here
Mariachi Academy of New York East Harlem Manhattan School dedicated to teaching a Mexican musical tradition
Martinez Cigar Shop Midtown South Manhattan Makes and sells hand-rolled cigars
Moore Street Market Williamsburg Brooklyn Popular market, offering Caribbean and Latin American goods and produce
Nuyorican Poets Cafe East Village Manhattan A popular forum for poetry slams
P.S. 52 (now M.S. 52) Mott Haven Bronx Rehearsal space where Latin music legends met and performed
P.S. 64/El Bohio (former) East Village Manhattan A historic school building turned into a cultural center
Park Plaza and Park Palace East Harlem Manhattan Dance hall dubbed the "birthplace of New York Latin dance music"
Spanish South Brooklyn Seventh Day Adventist Church Park Slope Brooklyn Spanish-language church in Park Slope
Spirit of East Harlem Mural East Harlem Manhattan Four-story mural painted by and about El Barrio residents
Teatro Puerto Rico (former) Mott Haven Bronx Featured Mexican movies and Puerto Rican music
Terraza 7 Elmhurst Queens Queens music venue and bar highlighting jazz and traditional Latin music
The Dominico-American Society of Queens North Corona Queens A cultural organization for Dominican-Americans
Tritons Club (former) Hunts Point Bronx Social club established by the Sparks stickball team
Tropicana Club (former) Longwood Bronx The Bronx's most elegant nightclub for Latin Music
United Bronx Parents Longwood Bronx Social service provider and advocate since 1965
Virgen Del Carmen Protegenos Shrine East Harlem Manhattan A commemorative shrine