Places that Matter

Census of Places that Matter

Place Name Neighborhood Borough
Philip's Candy (former) Coney Island Brooklyn Until 2001, a handmade candy shop in Coney Island
Piccirilli Studio (site of) Mott Haven Bronx Stone carvers' studio that made many famous sculptures
Piemonte Home Made Ravioli Little Italy Manhattan Little Italy Pasta Experts
Pier 45 West Village Manhattan Hudson River Park pier and location of many outdoor festivities
Pleasant Village East Harlem Manhattan 19th century enclave in East Harlem, partially demolished
Police Athletic League Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Young people's centers, Play Streets and summer camps
Poppenhusen Institute College Point Queens Community cultural center in College Point
Porto Rico Importing Company Greenwich Village Manhattan Village institution offering coffee, spices and specialty foods
Postcrypt Coffeehouse Morningside Heights Manhattan Since 1964, a gathering place at Columbia University
Pragati Inc. Brooklyn Social and cultural services organization for South East Asian women and children
Pratt Institute Clinton Hill Brooklyn Private college founded in 1887
Prime Burger (former) Midtown Manhattan Hamburger Heaven from 1938-2012
Prince Hall Lodge Brownsville Brooklyn Historic Black Masonic lodge
Printing District SoHo Manhattan There were once many printing companies here, and some remain
Prison Ship Martyrs Monument Fort Greene Brooklyn Memorial to American Revolutionary War prisoners
Prospect Cemetery Jamaica Center Queens One of the last Colonial cemeteries in Queens
Prospect Park Prospect Heights Brooklyn Sprawling Olmstead & Vaux park in Brooklyn
Prospect Park South Historic District Prospect Park South Brooklyn Landmark district designated in 1979
Provincetown Playhouse Greenwich Village Manhattan Legendary place in theater history, now controversially preserved by NYU
Pvt. Danny Chen's former apartment Chinatown Manhattan Apartment where Pvt. Chen lived with his family
Queens Botanical Garden Flushing Queens Where people, plants, and cultures meet
Queens County Farm Museum Floral Park Queens The city's largest working farm and a historical site
Quisqueya Car Service Richmond Hill Queens Car service depot
Radio Soleil Flatbush Brooklyn Radio station serving the global Haitian community
Ralph's Famous Italian Ices Port Richmond Staten Island Original location of the legendary Staten Island summer shop
Rand School (former) Union Square Manhattan American socialist educational institution, offering vocational classes as well as ideological ones
Red Hook Community Farm Red Hook Brooklyn An urban farm working closely with the Red Hook community
Red Hook Graving Dock Red Hook Brooklyn Civil War-era ship repair dock, now mostly part of Ikea's parking lot
Red Hook Houses Red Hook Brooklyn Public housing complex, integral to the history of Red Hook
Red Hook Waterfront Red Hook Brooklyn A hub of Brooklyn's working waterfront, threatened by development
Red's Candy Store Parkchester Bronx A children's gathering place
Revolution, the feminist periodical Civic Center Manhattan Publication of Susan B. Anthony & Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Revolutionary War Burial Site Red Hook Brooklyn Little known site linked to Revolutionary War
Richmond Hill Republican Club Richmond Hill Queens Political club that also served wider community needs
Ridgewood Reservoir Cypress Hills Queens Heart of the old Brooklyn water supply system, now part of Highland Park
Ridgewood Savings Bank Forest Hills Queens Deco home of local bank, designated as a landmark
Riverbank State Park Hamilton Heights Manhattan Popular park atop a wastewater treatment plant
Riverside Church Morningside Heights Manhattan Religious, cultural and educational institution
RKO Keith's Movie Theater (former) Flushing Queens Elegant neighborhood movie palace
Robert Fulton Park Stuyvesant Heights Brooklyn A public park in Bedford-Stuyvesant
Rockaway Beach Queens Queens beachfront neighborhood
Roger's Garden (former) Lower East Side Manhattan A real neighborhood deli
Roosevelt House Upper East Side Manhattan Former home of President Roosevelt & family, now Hunter College's Public Policy Institute
Roosevelt Island Roosevelt Island Manhattan Historic and modern buildings mark the history of this island
Rose Hill Gymnasium Fordham Bronx Fordham University's storied gym
Roseland Ballroom Midtown Manhattan The last of the big ballrooms of New York
Rotunda at the 79th St. Boat Basin Upper West Side Manhattan Scenic waterfront patio
Roy Wilkins Park St. Albans Queens Park named after Roy Wilkins, famed civil rights leader and former NAACP president
Rubin's Beauty Salon Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Popular hair dresser
Rubulad Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Arts space that hosts Brooklyn's longest-running underground event