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Place Name Neighborhood Borough
Erasmus Hall Academy (former) Flatbush Brooklyn The oldest school structure in New York
Eusko Etxea (formerly Centro Vasco) Greenpoint Brooklyn Basque cultural center offering events and Euskera language classes
Explorers Club Upper East Side Manhattan Professional society devoted to adventure, exploration and field science
Forest Hills Community House (now Queens Community House) Forest Hills Queens A unifying neighborhood resource
Fort Apache, Police Precinct 41 (former) Morrisania Bronx Symbol of hard times in the Bronx
General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen Midtown Manhattan Charitable organization founded in 1785 by skilled craftsmen that offers cultural, educational, and social services to members and their families
General Theological Seminary Chelsea Manhattan An Episcopal educational institution
George P. Davis American Legion Post 116 and Auxiliary Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Veterans' center in Bedford-Stuyvesant
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
Grand Prospect Hall Park Slope Brooklyn An opulent hall for hire
Great Hall at Cooper Union East Village Manhattan Prominent lecture hall
Hall of Human Origins at the Natural History Museum Upper West Side Manhattan Traces both human and museum evolution
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 Courthouse East Harlem Manhattan A stunning 19th century building, now home to the Harlem Community Justice Center
Harlem Hospital Center Central Harlem Manhattan A leader in healthcare education for African Americans
Hayden Planetarium Upper West Side Manhattan Redesigned home of one of the United States' earliest planetaria
Herbert Lehman College Kingsbridge Heights Bronx A Bronx CUNY college established in 1968
Hindu Temple Society of North America Downtown Flushing Queens A major center for the Hindu community
Hostelling International New York Manhattan Valley Manhattan New York City's first official youth hostel, and former Association Residence for Respectable Aged Indigent Females
Iglesia Luterana Sion East Harlem Manhattan Lutheran church used by German-American and Hispanic communities (formerly St. Johannes Kirche Lutheran Church)
ILGWU Local 10 (former) Garment District Manhattan Headquarters of the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union
Independence Bank Branch (now Sovereign Bank) Red Hook Brooklyn A welcome neighborhood amenity as the first bank branch in Red Hook
Intermediate School 230 Jackson Heights Queens Beloved Jackson Heights middle school
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
James Beard House Greenwich Village Manhattan Chef James Beard lived and worked here, and it now houses the James Beard Foundation
Jarmulowsky Bank Building Lower East Side Manhattan A major Lower East Side bank from 1912-1917
Jean Cocteau Repertory Theater (former) East Village Manhattan Off-Broadway company that performed classic works of drama
Jefferson Market Courthouse and Garden, now a branch of the NYPL Greenwich Village Manhattan Former site of a Women's House of Detention and one of the most loved buildings in Greenwich Village
Jewish Daily Forward Building (former) Lower East Side Manhattan Headquarters of Jewish newspaper, built in 1912
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
Julia Richman Education Complex Upper East Side Manhattan Restored school building now successfully housing six small schools
Kehila Kedosha Janina Synagogue Chinatown Manhattan Greek Jewish synagogue on the National Register of Historic Places
Kehilath Jeshurun Yorkville Manhattan Orthodox synagogue founded in 1872 and in its present building since 1902
King Manor Museum Jamaica Center Queens The former home of a signer of the Constitution, now a museum
Kurdish Library & Museum (former) Prospect Heights Brooklyn This unique library draws scholars from around the world
Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church Fort Greene Brooklyn Church notable for its efforts in the anti-slavery movement, supporting women in the ministry, and on behalf of working people and immigrants
LaGuardia Memorial House & Scan Corsi Senior Center East Harlem Manhattan Social service provider for over a century
Langston Hughes Community Library & Cultural Center Corona Queens Home of New York City's largest Black Heritage collection
Leif Ericson Day School Dyker Heights Brooklyn Private Lutheran school in Dyker Heights
Leonardo da Vinci Art School (former) East Village Manhattan Provided art education from 1924-1940
Lisanti Chapel Williamsbridge Bronx Religious building designed in Italian-American style
Longshoremen's Rest Chelsea Manhattan A seamen's sanctuary between shape-ups
Lower East Side Tenement Museum Lower East Side Manhattan House museum presenting immigration history
Magnolia Tree Earth Center Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Environmental center and site of a "living" landmark
Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Center Washington Heights Manhattan Memorial and educational center at the former Audubon Ballroom
Manhattan Metal Lathers and Reinforcing Ironworkers Union Building Upper East Side Manhattan Union hall notable for its Art Moderne style
Marcantonio & LaGuardia Headquarters (former) East Harlem Manhattan A center of progressive politics in the early- to mid-1900s