Places that Matter

Census of Places that Matter

Place Name Neighborhood Borough
Ruby's Bar Coney Island Brooklyn Distinctive Coney Island bar
Rucker Park basketball courts Central Harlem Manhattan A popular spot for pick-up games
Russ and Daughters Lower East Side Manhattan Appetizing Store located in the Lower East Side
Russell Sage Foundation Building (former) Gramercy Manhattan Home to the Russell Sage Foundation for city planning, now apartments
Russian Orthodox Church Bensonhurst Brooklyn A neighborhood institution for the Russian Orthodox community of Bensonhurst
Russian Turkish Baths East Village Manhattan Public bath house in the Russian & Turkish tradition
Russo's Mozzarella and Pasta East Village Manhattan Has carried an impressive array of cheeses and pasta since 1908
S.O.B.'s SoHo Manhattan World Music venue in SoHo
Sahadi's Brooklyn Heights Brooklyn Specialty and Middle Eastern grocery store
Saint George Theater St. George Staten Island Historic Staten Island theater
Saint Mark's Lutheran Evangelical Church (site of) East Village Manhattan Church whose congregants perished in one of New York's great tragedies
Salt Marsh in Inwood Hill Park Inwood Manhattan Natural salt marsh next to old growth forest
Samuel R. Smith Infirmary New Brighton Staten Island Fanciful and endangered former infirmary building on Staten Island
Sandy Ground Rossville Staten Island Community founded by free-blacks in the early 1800s
Sasaki Garden at Washington Square Village Greenwich Village Manhattan Cherished greenspace in the heart of Washington Square Village
Scaglione Bakery Morris Park Bronx Italian bakery open for 60 years
Schaller & Weber Yorkville Manhattan German and other central European delicacies are sold here
Schapiro Wine Company (former) Lower East Side Manhattan Kosher winery on the Lower East Side
Schoolyard at P.S. 15 and P.S. 27 (former) Red Hook Brooklyn Once, the site of a playground
Sea View Home & Hospital and NYC Farm Colony Todt Hill Staten Island Beautiful but deteriorating former tuberculosis treatment facility
Seafood Heaven Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn A seafood restaurant
Seamen's Y Chelsea Manhattan Sanctuary for seamen
Second Avenue Deli East Village Manhattan East Village institution serving Jewish fare, now on E. 33rd St.
Second Presbyterian Church (The Old Scotch Church) Upper West Side Manhattan Church attended by Scottish parishioners
Sesame Flyers International East Flatbush Brooklyn Multi-service non-profit orgabization, and mainstay of Brooklyn's West Indian American Day Carnival
Seward Park Housing Murals Lower East Side Manhattan 1939 murals depicting Franklin Roosevelt and Einstein, among others
Shaheen's Foods and Sweets Jackson Heights Queens Indian and Pakistani sweet shop
Shearith Israel Cemetery Chinatown Manhattan Oldest Jewish cemetery in New York City
Sheep Meadow, Central Park Central Park Manhattan Sprawling lawn in Central Park, site of important events and general recreation
Sheepshead Bay Fishing Village Sheepshead Bay Brooklyn Marina and popular fishing spot
Sheepshead Bay Footbridge Sheepshead Bay Brooklyn Pedestrian bridge connecting Sheepshead Bay and Manhattan Beach
Shore Road Bicycle Path Bay Ridge Brooklyn Waterfront bicycle trail, offering views of the Narrows and the Verrazano Bridge
Shrine Church of Saint Anthony of Padua Greenwich Village Manhattan Longstanding Village institution
Shrine of Our Lady of the Universe Bedford Park Bronx Site of an apparition of the Virgin Mary in 1945
Siloam Presbyterian Church Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Church thought to have been a stop on the Underground Railroad
Silver Bell Lithuanian Bakery Corona Queens Bakes sourdough rye bread in brick ovens
Silver Lake Farm (site of) Sunnyside Staten Island A boarding stable from 1915 to 2005
Sista's Place Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Coffeehouse and performance space that supports activism
Sixth Avenue Jazz Loft Midtown South Manhattan After hours hangout for jazz musicians from 1954 to 1964
Sixth Street Community Center East Village Manhattan Long-standing, grassroots community center offering public programs and fresh produce
Sixth Street Community Synagogue East Village Manhattan Shul offer musical concert series housed in an historic East Village building
Skate Key Roller Rink (former) Mott Haven Bronx Popular venue for skating, break dancing competitions and "battles"
Skylight Gallery Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Gallery featuring work by artists from Africa and the Diaspora
Slave Theater (former) Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn First opened as the Regent Theater, then as Slave One, identified with African American activism
Smalls Jazz Club Greenwich Village Manhattan Tiny jazz venue in Greenwich Village
Smalls' Paradise (former) Central Harlem Manhattan A long-running Harlem jazz club, closed in 1986
Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden Livingston Staten Island Cultural center located in former seamen's retirement complex
Socialist Party Headquarters, Brooklyn (former) Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Where young Socialists met and organized
Socrates Sculpture Park Long Island City Queens Public park and site of sculpture installations
Sonny and Nancy's Cobble Hill Brooklyn Beer garden behind a convenience store