Places that Matter

Census of Places that Matter

Place Name Neighborhood Borough
Coffey Park Red Hook Brooklyn Neighborhood park offering benches, basketball courts, handball courts, a baseball diamond and space for picnicking
Colgate Gardens (former) Soundview Bronx Latin music venue where the Mambo was popular
Columbia Street Red Hook Brooklyn A quiet street parallel to the East River
Columbus Circle Columbus Circle Manhattan Grand rotary adjacent to the southwest corner of Central Park
Columbus Park Chinatown Manhattan Formerly the Mulberry Bend slums, now a park used by mahjong and basketball players alike
Commodore Theater (site of) Williamsburg Brooklyn Lost Williamsburg movie theater
Community Church of Douglaston Douglaston Queens A quintessential neighborhood church
Comus Social Club Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Men's social club in Bedford Stuyvesant
Concord Baptist Church Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn One of Brooklyn's largest African-American congregations
Concourse Multi Plaza Food Court Concourse Village Bronx Large food court on the ground level of the Concourse Plaza Mall
Concourse Plaza Hotel (former) Concourse Village Bronx As the first hotel in the Bronx, hosted many significant events and celebrities
Coney Island Coney Island Brooklyn Legendary seaside boardwalk, beach and center for entertainment
Coney Island Bialys and Bagels Sheepshead Bay Brooklyn The oldest bialy business in New York City
Coney Island History Project Coney Island Brooklyn Exhibition center and oral history archive showcasing Coney Island past and present
Confucius Plaza Chinatown Manhattan Limited-equity housing cooperative built to house Manhattan's Chinatown community
Congregation Beth Elohim Park Slope Brooklyn One of Brooklyn's oldest synagogues, where the Old and the New Worlds meet
Congregation Ohab Zedek Building (site of) Central Harlem Manhattan Once home to one of the largest and most influential Jewish congregations
Congregation Shaare Zion Gravesend Brooklyn Orthodox Synagogue serving Syrian Jewish community from Aleppo
Conservatory Garden, Central Park Central Park Manhattan A formally landscaped garden in the upper reaches of Central Park
Conti's Pastry Shoppe Morris Park Bronx A Bronx bakery
Continental Shoe Repair Financial District Manhattan Decades-old shoe repair that bounded back after 9/11
Convent Avenue between 140th & 150th Streets Hamilton Heights Manhattan Street with architectural, historic and cultural significance
Coogan Building (site of) Midtown South Manhattan An architectural marvel that originally housed the Racquet Court Club
Cooper Station, US Post Office East Village Manhattan Graciously designed WPA-era post office
Corbin Building Financial District Manhattan Renaissance Revival 19th century office building
Cornelia Street Café Greenwich Village Manhattan Legendary eatery and performance venue
Crack is Wack Playground East Harlem Manhattan Park decorated with the work of Keith Haring
Crotona Park Crotona Park Bronx A 127-acre green space in the heart of the South Bronx
CUNY Kingsborough Community College Manhattan Beach Brooklyn Brooklyn's only community college
Cuyler Presbyterian Church (former) Boerum Hill Brooklyn A center for Mohawk life in New York
David Fox Playground Flatlands Brooklyn A place to hang out and be outdoors in Flatlands
Declaration of Independence Reading Site Civic Center Manhattan Where George Washington stood as the Declaration was read to the American Army
Dergah al-Farah Tribeca Manhattan Sufi dergah (community center) founded in 1985
Dexter Park (site of) Woodhaven Queens An old baseball field, home to semi-pro teams and the site of the first night baseball game
Di Fara Pizza Midwood Brooklyn Renowned family owned pizzeria and Brooklyn institution
Dias y Flores Community Garden East Village Manhattan East Village community garden in operation since 1978
DiPalo's Fine Foods Little Italy Manhattan Little Italy market offering fine foods and olive oil tastings
District Council 65 (former) NoHo Manhattan Long-time headquarters of a union with an activist history
Dixon Place Lower East Side Manhattan Performance space for original and experimental works
Dominican Academy Upper East Side Manhattan Girls' school run by the Dominican Sisters of Peace for over 100 years
Dominick's Restaurant East Tremont Bronx Legendary Italian-American restaurant
Domino Sugar Factory (former) Williamsburg Brooklyn The last sugar plant to close in NYC and a significant Brooklyn landmark
Donovan's Pub Woodside Queens Customers enjoy Donovan's pub grub and cheap beers
Dorie Miller Residential Cooperative Corona Queens Queens residential co-op named for the first African American recipient of the Navy Cross
Dorothy Height's Residence (464 West 152nd Street) Hamilton Heights Manhattan Civil Rights activist Dorothy Height's long-time residence
Drake Bakery (former) Clinton Hill Brooklyn A pioneer in mass-produced baked goods
Dubrow's Cafeteria (site of) Garment District Manhattan Restaurant and impromptu employment service
Dyckman House Inwood Manhattan The oldest remaining farmhouse in Manhattan
Dyker Beach Golf Course and Park Dyker Heights Brooklyn Recreational oasis in the city
Dyker Beach Park Dyker Heights Brooklyn Destination for kite enthusiasts, golfers and anyone who wants to get outside