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92nd Street Y

This multidisciplinary institution promotes performing, visual and literary arts through classes and performances for a wide range of audiences. Founded to promote issues of Jewish values and American pluralism, the Y now promotes a diverse roster of programs.

Allerton Branch New York Public Library

Mon, Tues & Thurs: 11 am-6 pm Wed: 11 am-7 pm Fri & Sat: 10 am-5 pmThe Allerton Branch of the New York Public Library, which opened in January 1960, was designed by the architectural firm of Hertz and Salerni in conjunction with the New York City Department of Public Works. Fully accessible to persons using wheelchairs, the two-floor brick limestone building houses a medium-sized library of 10,000 square feet. The adult, reference and young adult areas are on the first floor while the children's collection and a separate story-hour room are on the second. There is a 74-seat auditorium in the ...

Andrew Freedman Home

It is the Grand Concourse's grandest building, a broad limestone palazzo set back behind a wide grassy lawn between 166th and McClellan Streets in the Bronx. But the building, paid for by the somewhat mysterious Andrew Freedman, is not a mansion or a museum. It is a home for the elderly, and it has an unusual history. The 1924 building, the Andrew Freedman Home, operated by the Mid-Bronx Senior Citizens Council, has its own signs of age, and of rejuvenation.- Excerpted from The New York Times No Longer Empty is curating a program of arts and culture events at the home ...

Bartow-Pell Mansion

On land purchased from the Siwanoy tribe in 1654, Robert Bartow built the last of many mansions in the then-bucolic neighborhood of Pelham Bay. Grand staircases, Empire furniture and a conservatory shaded with fruit trees are the highlights of this New York City landmark.

Baychester Branch | New York Public Library

Mon - Thurs: 10 am-8 pm Fri & Sat: 10 am-5 pmThe Baychester Branch of The New York Public Library has been providing library services to Co-op City and the surrounding community since its opening in 1973. Occupying a single floor, the air-conditioned library has separate adult, young adult and children's collections. The extensive reference collection includes periodicals, newspapers and electronic services. A meeting room often used for library programs seats 70. The branch's location, in the Bartow Shopping Center, makes the library a very popular resource for community residents and contributes to its being one of the busiest branches in ...

BCC Music, Art and Dance Consortium

On the 43-acre campus of Bronx Community College and overlooking the Harlem River, the consortium provides access to free art exhibitions and music and dance programs to Bronx residents of all ages.

Belmont Branch | New York Public Library

Mon & Tues: 10 am-6 pm Wed & Thurs: 10 am-8 pm Fri & Sat: 10 am-5 pmThe Belmont Branch of the New York Public Library, located in the heart of the 'Little Italy of The Bronx' has been serving its public since 1981. Also known as The Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, the three-floor branch was built as a result of the local community's strong desire and tireless efforts to create a facility dedicated to Italian American heritage. In addition to offering a full range of services for adults, young adults and children, the branch also offers special programming, exhibits, and extensive ...

Betances Community Center

The center provides activities for children and youth, as well as programs for adults and senior citizens. All activities are free and open to the community, with preference going to NYCHA residents.