The area is called Sugar Hill, which rose to fame during The Harlem Renaissance (1919-1929) when it became part of Duke Ellington’s song “Take the ‘A’ Train” written by Billy Strayhorn. It is also the area in Harlem where they both lived, along with other musicians, artist, government officials and writers. Sugar Hill housed St. Nick’s Pub the oldest Harlem jazz club where artists like Billy Holiday, Lena Horne, Duke Ellington and his collaborator Bill Strayhorn performed.
Tucked away is this 1800 century landmark brownstone. It's located between the scenic historical Convent Ave and Amsterdam Avenue. You can take the bus downtown to the world renowned Apollo Theater. Go west to the Broadway line or go east down one block and "Take the A Train” ; 2 stops to Columbus Circle / Central Park , or 3 stops to 42nd St Times Square / theater district.
Columbia University and City College are nearby
Need to exercise during your stay?
The Riverside State Park is
2 blocks away
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Listen to some jazz in Harlem, NYC
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Amenities & Services
Wi-Fi / Cable / Internet
Flat Screen TVs
1 block away
Two stops to mid-town