Jumel Terrace Books
The wooden houses on storybook Sylvan Terrace – resplendent with their high narrow stoops, dentiled canopies and boldly paneled wooden...
Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum
Built in 1765 as a country retreat for Roger and Mary Morris, this columned mansion is the oldest house in Manhattan. It is also famous...
10–18 Jumel Terrace
Along 10 to 18 Jumel Terrace stands a row of townhouses, designed in the 1890s by the renowned architect Henri Fouchaux. At number 16...
Marjorie Eliot’s Parlor Jazz
Each Sunday the charming Ms Eliot provides one of New York’s most magical experiences: free, intimate jazz jams in her own apartment....
Charles’ Pan-Fried Chicken
It’s a hole-in-the-wall place, but the charismatic Charles Gabriel makes the best damn chicken we’ve ever tasted. Crisp and beautifully...
Jumel Terrace Books information
Housed in a brownstone from 1891, this shop specializes in tomes on Africana, Harlem history and African American literature. You have to call ahead, but if you’re fascinated by rare books – and a rare opportunity to shop at a beautiful home – it’s worth it.