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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Location Information

RSVP is required and capacity is limited. Meeting location, ending location, and directions will be provided via email before walk date.

Sunday, May 6, 2018
11:00 AM
1.5-2 Hours

Borough: Manhattan
Theme: Art & Architecture, History & Culture
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