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Historical and cultural institutions

  1. 1. Historical and Cultural Institutions<br />
  2. 2. Historical and Cultural Institutions<br />
  3. 3. Morris-Jumel Mansion<br />
  4. 4. Morris-Jumel Mansion<br />First Built in 1765 by its first owner, Roger Morris, as an homage to Palladian-style architecture. <br />Played a role during the American Revolution<br />One of the only remaining landmarks from The Battle of Hamilton Heights<br />Declared as a Historical Landmark in 1961<br />Now serves as a museum and is open to the public.<br />
  5. 5. Hamilton Grange<br />
  6. 6. Hamilton Grange<br />Originally located at W. 143rd Street before moving to 287 Convent Avenue<br />Designed by John McComb, Jr.<br />First housed Alexander Hamilton and his family<br />Served as a reminder of the wealth and power of the esteemed political family<br />
  7. 7. Trinity Church of Cemetery<br />
  8. 8. Trinity Church of Cemetery<br />Located between Amsterdam and Riverside Drive<br />Landscaped by James Renwick Jr.<br />Currently the only cemetery that allows burial services in Manhattan<br />Listed under the National Register of Historic Places <br />The center of the Heritage Rose District of New York City.<br />
  9. 9. The Church of the Intercession<br />
  10. 10. The Church of the Intercession<br />Advocated for in 1846 by John James Audubon and John R. Morewood<br />Originally established in a home on 155th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue<br />Move to its current location at 550 W. 155th Street in 1906.<br />Listed on the National Register of Historic Places<br />Declared as a New York City Landmark.<br />
  11. 11. Sylvan Terrace<br />
  12. 12. Sylvan Terrace<br />One of the historical places in Harlem still in use is Sylvan Terrace<br />Originally served as the carriage drive for visitors of the Morris-Jumel Mansion<br />Currently part of the Jumel Terrace Historic District<br />
  13. 13. Hispanic Society of America<br />
  14. 14. Hispanic Society of America<br />Founded on May 18, 1904, by Archer Milton Huntington<br />Located on Audubon Terrace, Broadway between 155 and 156 Street<br />Holds more than 800 paintings, 6000 drawings, 1000 works of sculpture, and more!<br />Audubon Terrace serves as a landmark for cultural center, now housing HSA, The American Academy of Arts and Letters, and Boricua College<br />
  15. 15. Dance Theatre of Harlem<br />
  16. 16. Dance Theatre of Harlem<br />Founded in 1969 by Arthur Mitchell, an African-American Ballet Dancer<br />Dance Through Barriers®<br />Provides opportunities for children in Harlem to learn arts<br />

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