Join as we discover some of Manhattan’s hidden treasures in these diverse Harlem neighborhoods between 137th and 155th Street which contains some of the city’s most beautiful townhouses, unique architecture and historic sites. We’ll visit The Grange, built in 1800, the Harlem home of Alexander Hamilton, America’s first Secretary of the Treasury and the Essie Greene Art Gallery featuring works of Harlem artists. We’ll stroll through the magnificent campus of City College, stop by the homes and apartments of some of the figures of the Harlem Renaissance, along with some distinctive houses of worship and the renown Dance Theatre of Harlem.
This tour costs $10.00 with all proceeds to the Broadway Mall Association (BMA), a non-profit organization that has worked to beautify and maintain the malls for 30 years. The malls extend from Lincoln Center to 168th Street. Read more here: www.broadwaymall.org. Note: both Hamilton Grange and the art gallery have free admission and restrooms.
Meeting place: Montefiore Square Park, East Side of Broadway between 137th and 138th Streets by the Uptown subway entrance of the #1. Note: subway stop is 137th Street & Broadway.