East Harlem Spotlight

Exploring Cicely’s Harlem
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Cicely Tyson was an actress, advocate, and true pioneer of Black art. Explore the historic streets of the legendary icon’s beloved home.

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May is Preservation Month
Landmark East Harlem is kicking off Preservation Month in style. Don't miss our LEH Community Conversation this Wednesday, May 4th, and our East & Central Harlem Jane's Walk Tour Sunday, May 8th. Give your design input on the new Cicely Tyson mural that will be installed on Cicely Tyson's childhood home. Details inside!
In the fall of 2014, Joanna Delson, Executive Vice President of CIVITAS Citizens, Inc., Marina Ortiz, President of East Harlem Preservation (EHP), and Connie Lee, the then-President of the Marcus Garvey Park Alliance, met at a CIVITAS co-sponsored session at the National Academy of Design, titled Historic Preservation and the Park Avenue Historic District. Here they discovered a shared interest in historic preservation in East Harlem.

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