10–18 Jumel Terrace

Harlem & Upper Manhattan

Along 10 to 18 Jumel Terrace stands a row of town houses, designed in the 1890s by the renowned architect Henri Fouchaux. At No 16 lived prolific entertainer and civil-rights activist Paul Robeson.

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1. Sylvan Terrace

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2. Morris-Jumel Mansion Museum

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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 for having briefly…

3. 555 Edgecombe Ave

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5. Yankee Stadium

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6. Convent Avenue Baptist Church

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A lovely Gothic-style church offering traditional Baptist services since the 1940s. Morning congregations are fairly dressy.

7. Hamilton Heights Historic District

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8. Bronx Museum

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