Striver’s Arts & Culture District is the new central Harlem Arts & Culture District located between West 134th Street and West 136th Street from St. Nicholas Avenue to Malcolm X. Boulevard created to support and serve the special interests and needs of the upper manhattan cultural, artistic and educational communities.
This iniative is being done in partnership with the Harlem Arts Alliance (HAA), The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce (GHCC), supported by Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone (UMEZ) and the Harlem Community Developent Corporation (HCDC) to create a targeted residential/retail/commercial Arts, Culture & Educational District in the heart of Community Board 10.
Harlem Arts Alliance’s objective, in partnership with The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, is to reserve affordable studios, one and two bedroom apartments that would be earmarked in the main for the above communities.
HAA also will collaborate with UMEZ and HCDC to identify affordable commercial, retail, and professional spaces to support the Striver’s Arts, Culture and Educational Zone initiatives.
STRIVERS CULTURAL DISTRICT West 134th St. to West 136th St. Between St. Nicholas Ave. and 5th Ave.
St. Nicholas Blvd. between 134th & 136th Sts.
• Newly Renovated Nicholas Park • GHHDC Affordable Housing • Percy E. Sutton Educational Complex • Bread & Roses High School
• Subway lines B • C at 135th St.
Frederick Douglass Blvd. between 134th & 136th Sts.
• Mary McCloud Bethune Public School • St. Phillips Episcopal Church
W. 134th Street between Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. & Malcolm X Blvds. • Henry Highland Garnett Public School • Success Academy Charter School
• Chase Bank • GHHDC Affordable Housing • US Post Office (Coming Soon) • Municipal Credit Union • Duane Reade • Frederick Douglass Furniture • Barbara’s Flowers • YSB Beauty Salon • lePavillon Garries (cosmetic surgery) • Harlem Coral Restaurant • Healing From Heaven Temple Church
W. 135th Street between St. Nicholas Ave. & Frederick Douglass Blvd.
• Strivers Gardens Condominiums • Strivers Gardens Art Gallery • Underground Valet Parking • Subway Restaurant • Yvonne Yvonne Restaurant
W. 135th Street between F. Douglass & Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvds.
Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd between 134th & 136th St.
• HARLEM Arts Alliance • JazzMobile • I-HOP Restuarant • Hats by Bunn
Malcolm X Blvd. between 134th - 136th
• Lenox Terrace Housing Complex • Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture • Harlem Hospital Center • Harlem Hospital Mural Pavillion • Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Houses
• Subway lines, 2 • 3 at 135th St.
W. 134th Street between St. Nicholas Ave. & Frederick Douglass Blvd.
• Harlem Children’s Zone
W. 134th Street between Frederick Douglass & Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvds.
• GHHDC Affordable Housing • New Heritage Theatre Group • Impact Repertory Theatre • Thurgood Marshall Academy • Harlem Historic Walk of Fame Street Plaques • Behind the Book • Infrastructure Engineering• ACT III Bagels • North Side Center for Child Development • Children’s Aid Society • New Breed Martial Arts
W. 135th Street between Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. & Malcolm X Blvds.
• Harlem YMCA • The Old Historic Schomburg Library • Jackie Robinson Youth Center • James Weldon Johnson Housing • Gallery M Art Gallery
W. 135th Street between Malcolm X Blvd. and 5th Avenue
• Hansborough Recreational Facility • Chase Bank • Lieutenant Joseph L. Kennedy Center • Lenox Terrace Housing Complex • Howard Bennett Playground & Tennis Courts • PS 197 John B Russwurm School • Metropolitan AME Church
W. 136th Street between Malcolm X & Adam Clayton. Powell, Jr. Blvds. • Countee Cullen Public Library
• James Varick Community Center
W. 136th Street between Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. & Frederick Douglass Blvds.
• The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce • HARLEM WEEK, INC. • New York Urban League • Beulah Wesleyan Methodist Church
Historic Churches & Sites within four blocks: • Mother A.M.E. Zion • Abyssinian Baptist Church • St. Phillips Episcopal Church • St. Charles Borromeo Church • St. Mark’s United Methodist Church • The City College of New York • Hamilton Grange National Memorial • St. Mark’s United Methodist Church
MAJOR STRIVERS ARTS & CULTURAL DISTRICT ANNUAL OUTDOOR SUMMER EVENTS • HARLEM DAY • “SUMMER IN THE CITY” • IMAGENATION Film Festivals • HARLEMMUSICFEST • PERCY SUTTON HARLEM 5K RUN & WALK
“Convenient Transportation” including Subway Stations on 135th St: B • C • 2 • 3 Lines Cross County buses to the Bronx. exit and entrance to the Harlem River Drive on E. 135th Street
Published on Mar 19, 2015
Striver’s Arts & Culture District is the new central Harlem Arts & Culture District located between West 134th Street and West 136th Street...