The Office of the Manhattan Borough President's report on the application and selection processes for the appointment of community board members for the 2022-24 term and the 2023-2025 term pursuant to New York City Charter section 82(17)(a).
935 St. Nicholas Avenue, an architecturally distinct early 20th-century Neo-Gothic Revival style apartment building in the Washington Heights neighborhood, was the well-established home to jazz trailblazers, Duke Ellington, and
Noble Sissle, each for over 20 years.
The Renaissance Revival-style Hotel Cecil was home to Minton’s Playhouse, the legendary nightclub where the pivotal style “bebop” emerged and flourished in the 1940s, redefining jazz and American music.
The site of the April 21, 1966 “Sip-In” protesting and publicizing anti-gay discrimination in bars and other public places, the Julius’ Bar Building is New York City’s most significant site of pre-Stonewall LGBTQ+-rights activism.
200 Madison Avenue First Floor Lobby Interior was designed by Warren & Wetmore and built in 1925-1926, the glittering neoclassical lobby of 200 Madison Avenue contains a richly
embellished through-block arcade and elevator hall.
The report tells the history of the New York Public Library, Harlem Branch (McKim, Mead & White, 1907-09), a Carnegie Library including its role in the development of Black theater in the 1930s as the home of the Rose McClendon Players and Theatre Workshop.