This diverse neighborhood in Upper Manhattan stretches from the Harlem River to the Hudson River. Its name is known throughout the country and world, whether for the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s, a legendary period of African-American creativity in the arts, or the music history made on the stage of the Apollo Theater in the decades that followed. Below is an eclectic collection of places that offer rich ways to experience the neighborhood, for residents and locals alike.

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