Walking Tour of Harlem

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Date(s) - Saturday, Apr 27, 2019
11:30am - 1:30pm

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Saturday, April 27 – 11:30 AM

Walking Tour of Harlem, Followed by Dutch Treat Brunch at Yatenga (French Bistro & Bar, 2269 Adam Clayton Boulevard)

Rain Date: Saturday, May 4 at 11:30 AM

Take the #2 or #3 subway to the 135th Street stop. Meet our tour leader, Karen Taborn, author of Walking Harlem: The Ultimate Guide to the Cultural Capital of Black America, at the entrance to the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Blvd. (between 135th and 136th Streets) at 11:20 AM.

Ms. Taborn will take us to see the Harlem Hospital murals from the 1930s, the old library, Urban League Office, Sleeping Car Porters’ Union, YMCA, Smalls Paradise and the Abyssinian Baptist Church.

After brunch, we will walk to St. Phillips Church, the former speakeasies on 133rd Street, the Frogs Club House, Lafayette Theatre and Connie’s Inn as well as other architectural and cultural sites.

$25 for BCCNY members; $30 for non-members (includes the tour). Brunch at Yatenga is not included.

RSVP by April 20 to barnardclub_ny@yahoo.com and make payment using the PayPal button below or mail your check to BCCNY, P.O. Box 3712, New York, NY 10163-3712, to be received by April 20.

Walking Tour of Harlem