Landmark Spotlight

HISTORIC SCHOOLS OF EAST HARLEM
For our Back to School Series feature in partnership with Urban Archive, we are exploring the beautiful historic schools that have educated generations of East Harlem children. The schools highlighted in this tour were all built before 1950. Most of them were built in the first few decades of the 20th century, with the majority still in use today – some as schools, while others have been converted to community resource centers and housing.

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As we come to the end of another challenging pandemic year, we thought you might enjoy a reminder of some of the gorgeous East Harlem historic structures that have stood the test of time. Click the photos to learn more about these neighborhood treasures!
This week, as we enjoy a time-honored Thanksgiving holiday where our nation gives thanks for the colonizing efforts of Europeans to create our current America, we should pause to reflect on and honor the remarkable, original stewards of this land we call home. Indigenous history is this land’s foundation, and we have a lot to learn from indigenous peoples’ past and present stewardship of our beloved landscapes.

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