Harlem: From Ragtime Through the Renaissance

Janes Walk

Led By John Reddick, Manhattan Community Board 10 (Historic Preservation and Landmarks Committee), Columbia University

Stroll one of New York City’s most famous neighborhoods, Striver’s row while focusing on its architecture and cultural history. Harlem’s African American cultural influence on arts and entertainment are well known, but few are aware of the artists and venues where as young Jewish composers (Gershwin, Richard Rodgers) were engaged and inspired by the talent of resident black artists like Scott Joplin, Bert Williams and Bessie Smith to name a few.

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Sunday, May 6
11:00 AM
1.5-2 Hours

Walk Details
Borough: Manhattan
Theme: Art & Architecture, History & Culture
Accessibility: Family-friendly
Meeting Location

Gallery 8 located at 2602 Frederick Douglass Jr. Blvd (SE corner @ West 139th Street)


A, B, C, or D trains to West 145th Street

Finding your walk leader

Walk leader will have community Board 10 sign/poster

Ending Location

La Maison d'Art, 259 West 132nd Street

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