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Encyclopedia > Manhattan Community Board 10

The Manhattan Community Board 10 is a local governement unit of the city of New York, encompassing the neighborhood of Harlem and Polo Grounds in the borough of Manhattan. It is delimited by Fifth Avenue and Mount Morris Park on the east, Central Park on the south, Harlem River drive, Edgecombe Avenue, Saint Nicholas Avenue, the 123th street and Morningside Avenue on the west, as well as by the Harlem River on the north. Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York and abbreviated NYC) is the most populous city in the United States, and is at the center of international finance, politics, communications, music, fashion, and culture. ... This is a complete list of neighborhoods in Manhattan, one of five boroughs of New York City, stated in geographic order, moving from north to south: Marble Hill Inwood Washington Heights Hudson Heights Harlem Central Harlem Bradhurst Mount Morris Park Strivers Row West Harlem Hamilton Heights - Sugar Hill Manhattanville East... Harlem is a neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City, long known as a major African American cultural and business center. ... The Polo Grounds was the name given to four different stadiums in New York City used by Major League Baseballs New York Giants from 1883 until 1957, and by the New York Mets in their first two seasons of 1962 and 1963. ... Manhattan is an island bordering the lower Hudson River. ... Street sign at Fifth Avenue and East 57th street Fifth Avenue is a major thoroughfare in New York City. ... At Bethesda Terrace: formal stairs and a viewing platform for a naturalistic panorama beyond the Lake. ... The Harlem River, shown in red, between the Bronx and Manhattan in New York City The Harlem River is a tidal strait in New York City that flows 8 miles between the East River and the Hudson River, separating the borough of Manhattan from the Bronx. ...

Its current chairman is Neal Clark, and its district manager Yasmin H. Cornelius.


As of 2000, the Community Board has a population of 107,109 up from 99,519 in 1990 and 105,642 in 1980.
Of them (as of 2000), 2,189 (2.0%) are White non hispanic, 82,750 (77.3%) are African-American , 938 (0.9%) Asian or Pacific Islander, 372 (0.3%) American Indian or Native Alskan, 195 (0.2%) of some other race, 2,646 (2.5%) of two or more race, 18,019 (16.8%) of Hispanic origins.
44.7% of the population benefit from public assistance as of 2004, up from 34.3% in 2000. The land area is 899.1 acres, or 1.4 square mile. 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1980 is a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... African Americans, also known as Afro-Americans, Black Americans, or simply blacks, are an ethnic group in the United States of America whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to West and sub-Saharan Africa. ...

External links

Official site of the Community Board

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