PhotoPlus Expo Harlem Photo Walk Logistics

 

Meet at the 34th Street-Hudson Yards train station - 3:30 PM

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Train route

Take the 7 train to Times Square-42nd Street

Change to the A train going uptown toward Inwood-207

Exit at 125th Street

 

Head to our starting point

Turn left onto S. Nicholas Ave

Turn right onto 123rd Street

Keep walking to the entrance of Morningside Ave

 

Morningside Park

 

Start the photo walk - 4:30 PM

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Notable sites along the way

  • Morningside Park (123rd St. and Morningside Ave.)
  • Malcolm Shabazz Harlem Market (52 W. 116th St.)
  • Lenox Avenue (also known as Malcolm X Boulevard) for the stately brownstones and churches (Lenox between 120th and 124th Streets is home to five of Harlem's more than 150 churches). 
  • Some of the brownstones on 123rd Street, built in the late 1880s I'm and '90s, are distinguished by hand-carved doorways. 
  • The Commandment Keepers Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation (1 W. 123rd St.), an African-American synagogue, occupies an 1890 neo-Renaissance building. 
  • Studio Museum of Harlem (144 W. 125th St.) is a must, featuring work from emerging and established black artists rarely shown elsewhere. 
  • Jazz landmark, Lenox Lounge (288 Lenox Ave.)
  • Site of "A Great Day in Harlem" photo (17 East 126th St.)

From National Geographic's Walking Tour

 

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