Historic Harlem Walking Tour

Photograph: Shahar Azran
New Apollo Theater marquee
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Harlem Tuesday February 18 2014 11:00
Meet at northwest corner of 135th St and Malcolm X Blvd (Lenox Ave). Subway: 2, 3 to 135th St Trace Harlem’s 350-year evolution from tiny Dutch village to epicenter of African-American business, culture, politics and beyond. The two-hour trek—led by one of Big Onion’s team of history buffs and scholars—kicks off at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and includes stops at some of the neighborhood’s most iconic churches, entertainment venues and private residences, including the Apollo Theater, Strivers’ Row and the former site of the Big Apple Night Club (which may have helped give NYC its nickname). Meet at northwest corner of 135th St and Malcolm X Blvd (Lenox Ave). Subway: 2, 3 to 135th St
Venue name: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Contact:
Address: 515 Malcolm X Blvd (Lenox Ave)
New York

Cross street: at 135th St
Opening hours: Mon–Sat 10am–6pm
Transport: Subway: 2, 3 to 135th St
Event website: http://bigonion.com