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Place Name Neighborhood Borough
Margaret Sanger Clinic (former) Brownsville Brooklyn The first birth control clinic in the United States
Mariachi Academy of New York East Harlem Manhattan School dedicated to teaching a Mexican musical tradition
Martha Graham Studio on E. 63rd (site of) Upper East Side Manhattan Where modern dancers learned from an icon
Mary Help of Christians Church East Village Manhattan East Village church established by the Salesian order
Masjid At-Taqwa Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Storefront mosque with a large and diverse congregation
Masonic Hall Midtown South Manhattan Grand Lodge of the New York Masons
McBurney YMCA Chelsea Manhattan A jewel in the city's YMCA system
Metropolitan Museum of Art Upper East Side Manhattan Major NYC cultural institution
Metropolitan Opera House (site of) Garment District Manhattan One-time home to opera, from 1883 to 1967
Miccio Center of the Police Athletic League Red Hook Brooklyn Offers recreational and educational programs for children
MoCADA Downtown Brooklyn Museum promoting art, history and culture of the African Diaspora
Montauk Club Park Slope Brooklyn Elegant private club building that hosts a variety of events year-round
Morgan Library and Museum Murray Hill Manhattan Museum and scholarly research library, offering special exhibits and concerts
Morris Campus Morrisania Bronx Bronx high school that fed creative culture
Mt. Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden Lenox Hill Manhattan Last remaining example of a "day hotel," now a museum
Museum of Chinese in America Chinatown Manhattan Pioneering museum with strong community base
Museum of Jewish Heritage Battery Park City Manhattan A living memorial to the Holocaust
Music and Art High School (former) Hamilton Heights Manhattan Specialized arts high school, now merged with the High School of Performing Arts as Laguardia High School
National Union of Health and Human Services Times Square Manhattan The headquarters of hospital employee labor struggles
New Brighton Village Hall (site of) New Brighton Staten Island Former center of governance, abandoned since 1968
New Brown Memorial Baptist Church Red Hook Brooklyn An enduring center of religious life
New Utrecht Reformed Church Bensonhurst Brooklyn Reformed Church serving Brooklyn since 1677
New York Aquarium Coney Island Brooklyn Oldest continually operating aquarium in the United States
New York Public Library, Schwarzman Building Midtown Manhattan Reference library with a world-renowned collection and now a Children's Center
New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture Greenwich Village Manhattan
Nicholas Roerich Museum Upper West Side Manhattan Displays and promotes artist's work and philosophy
Nuyorican Poets Cafe East Village Manhattan A popular forum for poetry slams
Office of Manhattan Community Board 9 (former) Manhattanville Manhattan A community destination since 1806
Our Lady of Guadalupe at St. Bernard's Church Greenwich Village Manhattan A Greenwich Village church, formerly Church of St. Bernard
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Monastery (former) Crown Heights Brooklyn Home of Catholic nuns since 1909
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel RC Church East Harlem Manhattan One of the earliest Italian parishes, now with multiethnic congregation
Our Lady of Vilnius Roman Catholic Church West Village Manhattan Surviving church of Lithuanian immigrant community
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
P.S. 67 Charles A. Dorsey School Fort Greene Brooklyn First independently-led Brooklyn school for African American students
P.S. 70 (former) Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Former public school, now Excellence Boys Charter School
Parkchester Branch of the New York Public Library Parkchester Bronx Invaluable community educational institution
Peace House (site of) East Harlem Manhattan Once, a center of pacifism
People's Firehouse Greenpoint Brooklyn A neighborhood advocate and focal point of activism
Police Athletic League Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Young people's centers, Play Streets and summer camps
Poppenhusen Institute College Point Queens Community cultural center in College Point
Pragati Inc. Brooklyn Social and cultural services organization for South East Asian women and children
Pratt Institute Clinton Hill Brooklyn Private college founded in 1887
Prince Hall Lodge Brownsville Brooklyn Historic Black Masonic lodge
Provincetown Playhouse Greenwich Village Manhattan Legendary place in theater history, now controversially preserved by NYU
Queens County Farm Museum Floral Park Queens The city's largest working farm and a historical site
Rand School (former) Union Square Manhattan American socialist educational institution, offering vocational classes as well as ideological ones
Richmond Hill Republican Club Richmond Hill Queens Political club that also served wider community needs
Ridgewood Savings Bank Forest Hills Queens Deco home of local bank, designated as a landmark
Riverside Church Morningside Heights Manhattan Religious, cultural and educational institution