Places that Matter

Census of Places that Matter

Place Name Neighborhood Borough
Callahan-Kelly Playground Ocean Hill Brooklyn A park popular with handball enthusiasts
Canal Street Triangle/Canal Park Tribeca Manhattan Site of a now restored park
Caravana Club/Bronx Casino/El Cerromar (former) Mott Haven Bronx Nightclubs that produced distinctively New York Latin music
Cardinal Bevilacqua House Woodhaven Queens The boyhood home of the cardinal of Philadelphia
Carnegie Hall Midtown Manhattan One of the premier concert venues in the world
Casa Amadeo Longwood Bronx Latin music store in the Bronx
Casa Latina East Harlem Manhattan The longest-running music store in El Barrio
Casa Moneo (former) Chelsea Manhattan Legendary and beloved emporium of foods and cooking accessories from Latin America, now closed
Casalegre Record Store (site of) Longwood Bronx Home of a well-known local Latino record company, Alegre Records
Casino Puerto Rico/Teatro Casino (former) Mott Haven Bronx Popular dance and Latin music venue, and a movie and vaudeville theater
Casita Rincón Criollo Melrose Bronx The oldest and largest casita in New York
Cathedral of St. John the Divine Morningside Heights Manhattan Seat of the Bishop of Episcopal Diocese of New York, cultural center and architectural wonder
Caton Park Flatbush Brooklyn A delightful place for people of all ages
CBGB (former) East Village Manhattan The birthplace of punk rock
Ceiling of Grand Central Terminal's Main Concourse Midtown Manhattan Beautifully restored but astronomically incorrect zodiac tableau
Celebrating Puerto Rican Musicians Mural East Harlem Manhattan Depiction of important Latino musicians by James de la Vega
Central Park Central Park Manhattan Perhaps New York's most famous oasis
Central Park Reservoir (or Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir) Central Park Manhattan A focal point in the park for joggers, photographers and sightseers
Century Association Building Midtown Manhattan Organization promoting conversation between authors, artists, and amateurs of letters and the fine arts for over 100 years
Chaim Gross Studio Greenwich Village Manhattan Former studio and living quarters of sculptor Chaim Gross
Chess and Checkers House, Central Park Central Park Manhattan Offers 24 chess tables under a shady pergola open to all
Chester Theatre (former) East Tremont Bronx Bronx theater active in the 1920s and 1930s
Chicago Bar & Grill Bay Ridge Brooklyn A prime example of an American bar
Child's Restaurant (former) Coney Island Brooklyn Seaside restaurant from Coney's heyday
Chinatown Senior Citizens' Center Chinatown Manhattan A place for Chinatown seniors to participate together in traditional culture
Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association Building (former) Chinatown Manhattan First home of leading Chinatown organization
Chinese Scholar's Garden Randall Manor Staten Island The only authentic garden of its type in the U.S.
Christ Assembly Lutheran Church Stapleton Staten Island African Immigrant Ministry on Staten Island
Christ Church New Brighton New Brighton Staten Island First Episcopal congregation of Staten Island
Christmas House Pelham Gardens Bronx Every year, this house is extensively adorned with hand-made holiday decorations
Christopher Street West Village Manhattan A center of gay life for decades
Chumley's (former) Greenwich Village Manhattan Prohibition-era speakeasy with a secret entrance that served members of the Lost Generation and the Beat Generation
Church of the Intercession Washington Heights Manhattan Church founded by J.J. Audubon and designed by Bertram Goodhue
Church of the Resurrection (site of) East Harlem Manhattan Ministry that led the revitalization of the Metro North Community area
Church of the Transfiguration Murray Hill Manhattan The Little Church Around the Corner
Church of the Transfiguration, Chinatown Chinatown Manhattan Catholic church in Chinatown offering services in English, Cantonese and Mandarin
Church of the Visitation Red Hook Brooklyn Gothic church building built in 1896
Cicely Tyson House East Harlem Manhattan Childhood home of the famous actress
City and Suburban Homes Yorkville Manhattan Model tenements built are an example of housing reform
City Center Midtown Manhattan A popular performing arts center
City Hall Park Civic Center Manhattan Historic public space that forms the lawn of City Hall
City Lore Lower East Side Manhattan New York City's center for urban folk culture
Claremont Riding Academy (former) Upper West Side Manhattan One of the city's oldest stables, now closed
Clinton Theatre (site of) Red Hook Brooklyn Large movie theater in South Brooklyn, demolished in 1970
Clock at Grand Central Midtown Manhattan One of New York's classic meeting places
Clove Road Crown Heights Brooklyn Road with historic associations
Club Cubano Interamericano Melrose Bronx Social club for Cuban immigrants
Club Hermanos Unidos Corona Queens A Dominican-American social club
Club Tropicoro (site of) Longwood Bronx Latin music nightclub that also hosted political events
Coffey Park Red Hook Brooklyn Neighborhood park offering benches, basketball courts, handball courts, a baseball diamond and space for picnicking