Uptown from 110th Street to 155th Street, from the East River to Manhattan and St.Nicholas Avenues.

A rich African American history is the signature of Harlem. Beautiful architecture, reflected in its many brownstones and historic churches such as Salem United Methodist, Metropolitan Baptist, and Abyssinian Baptist are among the most notable in New York City. The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and the Studio Museum of Harlem preserve the neighborhood's cultural history. In the last decade, Harlem has undergone active revitalization due in part to Former President Bill Clinton opening offices here; Harlem's vibrant residential life is punctuated by a number of popular retailers balanced out with small, local boutiques. The popular Apollo Theater, which launched the careers of Ella Fitzgerald and James Brown among others, continues to draw record crowds, And Columbia University's presence adds another dimension to this active, ever-changing neighborhood.

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