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HARLEM: Noted Residents & Addresses

James Latimer Allen
Artist/Photographer
1907-1977
213 West 121st Street


Not Landmarked


Marian Anderson
1897-1993
Opera Singer
Contralto
720 Riverside Drive
Not Landmarked
1200 Fifth Avenue
Not Landmarked



John James Audubon
1785-1851
Painter, Naturalist
Trinity Cemetery
155th Street and
Amsterdam Avenue
Not Landmarked

James A. Bailey
1847-1906
Circus Owner

10 St. Nicholas Place
Landmark

James Baldwin
1924-1987
Novelist
Playwright

New York Public Library
135th St. Branch
Schomburg Center
103 West 135th Street
Landmarked

Count Basie
1904-1984
Pianist, Jazz Composer

555 Edgecombe Avenue
Landmarked

Romare Bearden
1911-1988
Artist
Painting, Collage

Studios
33 West 125th Street
Not Landmarked
Apollo Theater Bldg.
243 West 125th Street
Landmarked

Saul Bellow
1915-2005
Author, Noble Laureate


333 Riverside Drive
Not Landmarked

Fidel Castro
1926-
Cuban President

Hotel Theresa
2086-96 Adam C. Powell, Jr Blvd.
at 125th Street
Landmarked













Dr. Kenneth B. Clark
1914-2005
Dr. Mamie Phipps Clark
1917-1983
Psychologists

Northside Testing and Consultation Center
Dunbar Housing Project (1946 – 48)
West 135th Street
Not Landmarked
Northside Center for Child Development
at the New Lincoln School (1948 – 74)
31-33 West 110th Street
Not Landmarked

James Dwight
1844-?
Baking Soda Magnate

Dwight Mansion
31 Mt. Morris Park West
at 123rd Street
Landmarked

Ralph Ellison
1914-1994
Author
749 St. Nicholas Avenue
Landmarked
720 Riverside Drive

Not Landmarked

Ella Fitzgerald
1917-1996
Singer

Apollo Theatre
253 West 125th Street
Landmarked

F. Scott Fitzgerald
1896-1940
Author

200 Claremont Avenue
Not Landmarked


George Gershwin
1898-1937
Composer

520 West 144th Street
Landmarked
501 Cathederal Parkway
(West 110th Street)
Not Landmarked


Allen Ginsberg
1926-1997
Beat Poet

536 West 114th Street
Not Landmarked

Alexander Hamilton
1757-1804
Politician, Statesman
Financier


Hamilton Grange
287 Convent Avenue

Landmarked
Lorenz Hart
1895-1943
Lyricist
59 West 119th Street
Landmarked

Moss Hart
1904-1961
Playwright, Director

74 East 105th Street
Demolished
Matthew Henson

1866-1955
Explorer
Dunbar Apartments
2588 Adam C. Powell, Jr. Blvd.
Landmarked


Billie Holiday
1915-1959
Jazz Singer

LenoxLounge
288 Lenox Avenue
Not Landmarked

Harry Houndini
1874-1926
Magician
Escapologist
Stunt Performer

278 West 113th Street
Not Landmarked

Langston Hughes
1902-1967
Poet, Novelist,
Playwright

Colored Y.M.C.A.
181 West 135th Street
Landmarked
20 East 127th Street
Landmarked

Alberta Hunter
1895-1984
Jazz Singer, Composer


133 West 138th Street

Not Landmarked

Scott Joplin
1867-1917
Composer
Ragtime Music

133 West 138th Street
Landmarked
163 West 131 Street
Not Landmarked
Studio
160 West 133rd Street
Not Landmarked

Eliza Jumel
1785-1865
Heiress

Morris-Jumel Mansion
65 Jumel Terrace
Landmarked

Jack Kerouac
1922-1969
Beat Author

421 West 118th Street
Not Landmarked

Martin Luther King, Jr.
1929-1968
Minister
Civil Rights Activist

Beyond Vietnam Speech (1967)

Riverside Church
490 Riverside Dr.
Not Landmarked
Eartha Kitt
1927-
Singer, Actress


Little Theater
HarlemY.M.C.A.
180 West 135th Street

Landmarked



March on Washington
National Office
1962-1963

Bayard Rustin
1912-1987
Deputy Director

170West 130th Street
Not Landmarked

Mabel Mercer
1900-1984
Jazz Cabaret Singer
45 West 110th Street
Not Landmarked

Thelonious Monk
1917-1982
Jazz Pianist,
Composer
Howard McGhee
1918-1987
Bebop/Jazz Trumpeter

Minton’s Playhouse
210 West 118th Street

Landmarked
Henry “Juggy” Murray
1923-2005
Rythm & Blues
Music Producer
Sue Records
725 Riverside Drive
Not Landmarked


Paul Robeson
1901-1976
Actor, Performer,
Human Rights Activist

16 Jumel Terrace
Landmarked

Norman Rockwell
1894-1978
Painter,
Illustrator

789 St Nicholas Avenue
Landmarked

Arturo A. Schomburg
1874-1938
Historian, Writer
Activist


Schomburg Collection
135th Street Branch
New York Public Library
103 West 135th Street

Landmarked

Billy Strayhorn
1921-1967
Composer,
Pianist

Edgecombe Avenue
Landmarked
Convent Avenue
Landmarked
Flash Inn
107 Macombs Place
Not Landmarked

Vertner W. Tandy
1885-1949
Architect,
Founding Member:
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

St Philips Episcopal Church
204 West 134th Street
Landmark
Ivey Delph Apartments
19 Hamilton Terrace
Landmarked


James
Van Der Zee

1886-1983
Photographer


G.G.G. Photo Studio
272 Lenox Avenue
Landmarked

Andy Warhol
1928-1987
Illustrator
Pop Artist

24 W. 103rd St.

Orson Welles
1915-1985
Actor, Director
Theater/Film/Radio

Lafayette Theater
2225 Adam C. Powell Blvd.
Not Landmarked

Thomas “Fats” Waller
Organist, Composer
Jazz Pianist
1904-1943

107 West 134th Street
Not Landmarked
Abyssinian Baptist Church
135 West 138th Street
Landmarked

Mary Lou Williams
1910-1981
Jazz Pianist, Composer

David Stone Martin
1913-1992
Jazz Illustrator


63 Hamilton Terrace

Landmarked

Harlem One Stop will be updating this listing every week in an effort to provide you with a glimpse of the noted persons and the sites associated with them that remain throughout Harlem and Upper Manhattan. It’s our hope that by the end of the year you will have an index of historic and unique sites in your neighborhood to share with friends and visitors. – The Harlem Eye / Harlem One Stop


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