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.
We are absolutely thrilled to announce the award of a $12K grant from Preservation League of New York State! As the fiscal sponsor for the Landmark East Harlem coalition, Ascendant Neighborhood Development applied for a grant to fund a reconnaissance level survey of historic resources in the northern portion of East Harlem.
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!