Join NYCxDESIGN in a design-filled journey across the city's five boroughs. This self-guided tour is of Harlem.
During the 1920s and ‘30s, Harlem experienced an influx of African American residents from whom sprang a rush of creativity in music, visual arts, and literature that immeasurably impacted American culture. Made famous for its lively jazz clubs, its numerous African American writers and thought leaders, and a fashion savvy population, the neighborhood has maintained its reputation as a cultural epicenter throughout the years; thousands of tourists continue to prioritize it on their list of places to visit. A unique style and design culture is embedded in Harlem’s DNA and a visit to this neighborhood steeped in creative history is sure to inspire.