Places that Matter

Census of Places that Matter

Place Name Neighborhood Borough
Sugar Hill Disco and Restaurant Clinton Hill Brooklyn Popular dance club and restaurant
Sunny's Bar Red Hook Brooklyn A neighborhood anchor along the Red Hook waterfront
Sunnyside Arch Sunnyside Queens A gateway to the Sunnyside neighborhood
Sunnyside Gardens Sunnyside Gardens Queens Neighborhood designed with "garden city" plan
Sunset Park Sunset Park Brooklyn View from the hill in Sunset Park
Superior Ink (site of) West Village Manhattan Historic waterfront factory building
Surma Book and Music Company East Village Manhattan A store selling all sorts of Ukrainian goods
Sutton Boutique Shoe Repair Turtle Bay Manhattan Neighborhood gathering place
Sutton Clock Shop Upper East Side Manhattan Family-run clock repair shop
Synagogue Tifereth Israel Corona Queens Russian synagogue
Tammany Hall Union Square Manhattan Site famous for its political and labor union history
Teatro Puerto Rico (former) Mott Haven Bronx Featured Mexican movies and Puerto Rican music
Temple Beth Emeth v'Ohr Progressive Shaari Zedek Flatbush Brooklyn The last remaining Reform Jewish congregation in Flatbush
Tender Buttons Upper East Side Manhattan Button boutique offering fascinating fasteners
Terraza 7 Elmhurst Queens Queens music venue and bar highlighting jazz and traditional Latin music
Thain Family Forest Bronx Park Bronx Old growth forest at the New York Botanical Garden
The Actors' Temple Hell's Kitchen Manhattan Once the spiritual home of Jews in show business
The Bhakti Center Lower East Side Manhattan Lower East Side devotional arts center
The Brecht Forum West Village Manhattan Progressive community cultural and education center
The Cage (West 4th St. Courts) Greenwich Village Manhattan Basketball court preferred by players and spectators
The Caves Stapleton Staten Island Site of German brewery
The Clock Tower Office Building (former New York Life Insurance Company headquarters) Tribeca Manhattan Municipal building with an important timepiece
The Cube East Village Manhattan Astor Place sculpture by Bernard Rosenthal
The Dominico-American Society of Queens North Corona Queens A cultural organization for Dominican-Americans
The East (site of) Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Cultural center that promoted Black Nationalism and pan-Africanism
The Esplanade, Manhattan Beach Manhattan Beach Brooklyn Waterfront walkway
The High Bridge Washington Heights Manhattan The city's oldest standing bridge, once again open to the public
The Labyrinth for Contemplation Battery Park City Manhattan Labyrinth created as a memorial to the victims of the attacks of September 11, 2001
The Marion Building Harlem Manhattan Former home of the Harlem Community Art Center
The Old Stone House and Washington Park Park Slope Brooklyn Site of Revolutionary War battle, located in historic park
The Palm Restaurant Turtle Bay Manhattan Restaurant frequented by journalists
The Pickle Guys Lower East Side Manhattan The last pickle store on Essex Street
The Point Community Development Corporation Hunts Point Bronx A cultural center in the South Bronx
The Shore Movie Theater Coney Island Brooklyn Coney Island Theater built in the 20s
The Statue of the Triumph of Civic Virtue Kew Gardens Queens Frequently debated and relocated statue by Frederick William MacMonnies
The Town Hall Times Square Manhattan Performance space originally built as a lecture hall and meeting place for the women's suffrage movement.
The United Order of Tents Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Women's social club started by former slaves and abolitionists
The West End (former) Morningside Heights Manhattan Where jazz and "beat" culture fans and Columbia students have gathered
The Yippie! Museum and Cafe NoHo Manhattan A mecca for counter-culturists since the 1960s
Theater for the New City East Village Manhattan Pulitzer prize-winning community cultural institution
Think Coffee NoHo Manhattan Popular gathering spot
Thomas Jefferson Park and Pool East Harlem Manhattan WPA-era public pool that has seen some eras of racial strife
Tom's Restaurant Prospect Heights Brooklyn A diner well-loved by residents from surrounding neighborhoods
Tompkins Square Park East Village Manhattan East Village park since 1837
Transit Club (former) Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Hall for hire run by the Surface Line Operators Fraternal Organization
Travers Park Jackson Heights Queens Park in Jackson Heights
Treasures in the Trash Museum East Harlem Manhattan A museum of salvaged trash
Tree of Hope (site of) Central Harlem Manhattan A talisman for performers
Triangle Garden Red Hook Brooklyn A rumored burial site
Trinity Church Cemetery and Mausoleum Washington Heights Manhattan Historic cemetery in Washington Heights