Hamilton Heights Historic District
This Federal-style retreat belonged to US founding father Alexander Hamilton, who owned a 32-acre country estate here in the early...
Convent Avenue Baptist Church
A lovely Gothic-style church offering traditional baptist services since the 1940s. Morning congregations are more formally attired; the...
Also known as the St Nicholas Historic District, these streets were the darling of Harlem’s elite in the 1920s. Its graceful row houses...
The Chipped Cup
Hipsterdom gets all cozy at the Chipped Cup, where coffee-slurping scribes and students tap away among dainty teacups, worn novels and...
Amicable hipsters at the bar, old-school funk on the speakers, and finger-licking bar grub: gentrification ain’t always bad. Celebrate...
Convent Ave & Hamilton Tce · interesting places nearby
Hamilton Heights Historic District information
Two parallel streets in Hamilton Heights – Convent Ave and Hamilton Tce – contain a landmark stretch of historic limestone and brownstone townhouses from the period between 1866 and 1931. Film fans may recognize the turreted building on the southeastern corner of Convent and 144st Aves from The Royal Tenenbaums .