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Sugar Hill is an neighborhood in the northern part of Harlem, Manhattan, New York City defined by 155th St. to the north, 145st to the south, Edgecombe Ave. to the east, and Amsterdam Ave. to the west. It was a popular residential area for wealthy African-Americans during the Harlem Renaissance, including W.E.B. DuBois, Thurgood Marshall, Adam Clayton Powell, and Duke Ellington (who mentioned it in Take the A Train. Sugar Hill was made a municipal historic district by the New York City Landmarks Commission in 2000. A neighbourhood or neighborhood (see spelling differences) is a geographically localised community located within a larger city or suburb. ... Harlem is a neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City, long known as a major African American cultural and business center. ... The Borough of Manhattan, highlighted in yellow, lies between the East River and the Hudson River. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... African Americans, also known as Afro-Americans or black Americans, are an ethnic group in the United States of America whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Sub-Saharan and West Africa. ... The Harlem Renaissance was a flowering of art, literature and music in the United States in the 1920s and early 1930s led by the African American community based in Harlem, New York City. ... W. E. B. Du Bois William Edward Burghardt Du Bois (pronounced ) (February 23, 1868 – August 27, 1963) was a civil rights activist, sociologist, educator, historian, writer, editor, poet, and scholar, and socialist. ... Thurgood Marshall (July 2, 1908 – January 24, 1993) was an American jurist and the first African American to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States. ... Adam Clayton Powell (left) with Martin Luther King: both were prominent civil rights leaders. ... Duke Ellington Edward Kennedy Duke Ellington (April 29, 1899–May 24, 1974), also known simply as Duke (see Jazz royalty), was an American jazz composer, pianist, and bandleader. ... Take the A Train is a jazz standard by Billy Strayhorn, referring to the subway service that runs through New York City, going at that time from eastern Brooklyn up into Harlem and northern Manhattan, using the express tracks in Manhattan. ...

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Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... The Five Boroughs of New York City: 1: Manhattan 2: Brooklyn 3: Queens 4: Bronx 5: Staten Island In New York City, a borough is a unique form of government used to administer the five constituent counties that make up the city; it differs significantly from other borough forms of... The Borough of Manhattan, highlighted in yellow, lies between the East River and the Hudson River. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1200x1600, 221 KB) Summary The top floors of the Chrysler building seen from the east on 42nd Street in morning light. ... Alphabet City, formerly considered a slum, is now a trendy part of the East Village in the New York City borough of Manhattan. ... Broadway at the intersection with Amsterdam Avenue, the Ansonia Hotel in the center Ansonia is a neighborhood in the Upper West Side section of Manhattan, New York City It is named after the Ansonia Hotel situated on Broadway. ... Battery Park City is a 90 acre (0. ... The Bowery is a well-known street in Manhattan that more or less marks the boundary between Chinatown and Little Italy on one side and the Lower East Side on the other—running from Chatham Square in the south to Astor Place in the north. ... Carnegie Hill is a neighborhood within the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City. ... Chelsea is located on the West Side of Manhattan, New York City. ... A Chinese lion helps usher in the 2006 Chinese New Year. ... Columbia University is a private university in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of the Borough of Manhattan in New York City. ... Location The Diamond District is located on West 47th Street between Fifth Avenue and the Avenue of the Americas ( Sixth Avenue ) in midtown Manhattan . ... Looking south from 6th Street down Second Avenue, one of the main thoroughfares through the East Village. ... A view up Broad Street in the Financial District in Manhattan The Financial District is the neighborhood in New York City on the southernmost section of the island of Manhattan which comprises the offices and headquarters of many of the citys major financial institutions, including the New York Stock... Five Points (or The Five Points) was a notorious slum centered on the intersection of Worth St. ... The famous Flatiron building from which the district is named. ... The current version of the article or section reads like an advertisement. ... Governors Island is a 172 acre (696,000 m²) island in Upper New York Bay, approximately one half mile from the southern tip of Manhattan, of which it is legally a part, in New York City. ... Gramercy, also called Gramercy Park, is a neighborhood in Manhattan, New York City, focused around Gramercy Park, a private park between East 20th and 21st Streets. ... The Washington Square Arch Greenwich Village (pronounced Grennich Village; also called simply the Village) is a largely residential area on the west side of downtown (southern) Manhattan in New York City. ... Hamilton Heights is a neighborhood in Harlem in New York City. ... Harlem is a neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City, long known as a major African American cultural and business center. ... Ninth Avenue looking north toward Time Warner Center and Hearst Tower (New York City) Hells Kitchen (also known as Clinton and Midtown West) is a neighborhood of New York City that includes roughly the area between 34th Street and 57th Street, from 8th Avenue to the Hudson River. ... Hudson Heights is a Manhattan neighborhood located within the larger area known as Washington Heights in New York City. ... Inwood is the northernmost neighborhood on Manhattan Island in the New York City borough of Manhattan. ... The Kips Bay neighborhood of Manhattan is the area between 23rd and 34th streets to the east of 3rd Avenue. ... Koreatown, or K-town as it is colloquially known, is generally bordered by 31st and 36th Sts. ... Food vendors line the streets of Little Italy. ... The corner of Orchard and Rivington Streets, Lower East Side (2005) The Lower East Side is a neighborhood of the New York City borough of Manhattan. ... Lower Manhattan skyline as viewed from the Staten Island Ferry Woolworth Building, looking south along Broadway Lower Manhattan, from the Brooklyn Bridge, 2005 Lower Manhattan is the southernmost part of the island of Manhattan, the main island and center of business and government of the City of New York. ... Manhattan Valley is a small area of the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City. ... 125th Street station at Broadway and 125th Street, one of Manhattanvilles primary landmarks Manhattanville is the part of Manhattan in New York City bordered on the south by Morningside Heights on the west by the Hudson river, on the east by Harlem and on the north by Hamilton Heights... Marble Hill is the northernmost section of the borough of Manhattan in New York, New York. ... The Meatpacking District, also known as Gansevoort Market, is a neighborhood in Manhattan, New York City. ... View of Midtown from Empire State Building. ... Residental buildings on West 116th Street opposite Columbia University between Morningside Drive and Amsterdam Avenue For the El Paso, Texas neighborhood, see Morningside Heights, El Paso, Texas Morningside Heights is a neighborhood of the Borough of Manhattan in New York City and is bounded by the Upper West Side, Morningside... The Murray Hill neighborhood of Manhattan extends south from 42nd street to meet the neighborhood of Gramercy (or Rose Hill/Curry Hill as the northern half of Grammercy is often referred to) at 29th street. ... NoHo can also refer to North Hollywood in Los Angeles, California. ... Nolita, sometimes written as NoLIta (North of Little Italy), is a neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan in New York City. ... Peter Cooper Village is a residential development on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. ... Main Street on Roosevelt Island Roosevelt Island, pop. ... Soho is an area of central Londons West End in the borough the City of Westminster. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... Stuyvesant Town as well as the adjacent Peter Cooper Village is a large residential development on the East Side of Manhattan. ... Tenderloin was a neighborhood of the West Side of Manhattan north and east of Chelsea on the far West Side, which stretched south to West 14th Street and up to West 57th Street, from the mid 1800s to the 1920s. ... Times Square, named after the one-time headquarters of The New York Times, is a neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan, New York City, which centers on 42nd Street and Broadway. ... Citigroups Global Corporate and Investment Bank has its headquarters in TriBeCa. ... Tudor City is an apartment complex located on the East Side of Manhattan in New York City. ... Turtle Bay is a neighborhood in New York City, on the east side of Midtown Manhattan. ... Union Square Union Square (also known as Union Square Park) is an important and historic intersection in New York City, located where Broadway and the Bowery came together in the early 19th century. ... The Upper East Side at Sunset The Upper East Side is a neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, between Central Park and the East River. ... Upper Manhattan is an area in New York City consisting of the thin, northern neck of the island of Manhattan. ... The Upper West Side is a neighborhood of the borough of Manhattan in New York City that lies between Central Park and the Hudson River above West 59th Street. ... Washington Heights is a New York City neighborhood in the northern reaches of the borough of Manhattan. ... // The West Village is part of the Greenwich Village neighborhood in the New York City Bourough of Manhattan, bounded by the Hudson River and roughly 6th Avenue, extending from 14th Street down to Houston Street. ... A section of Yorkville as seen from a high rise on Second Avenue and 87th Street Yorkville is a neighborhood within the Upper East Side of the borough of Manhattan in the city of New York City. ...


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Harlem - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2186 words)
Sugar Hill is Edgecomb to Amsterdam Ave from 145th to 155th Streets.
Not all of Upper Manhattan is considered to be Harlem, and not all agree about whether Morningside Heights or Hamilton Heights, for example, should be considered sections of Harlem or if they are distinct neighborhoods.
Fine townhouses by first-rank architects survive in the Sugar Hill section, west of 8th Avenue between 137th and 160th Streets.
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