The Historic Mount Morris Park Neighborhood
of Harlem Announces its 22nd Annual House Tour
Sunday, June 12, from 11 am to 4 pm.
For four decades the Central Harlem neighborhood of Mount Morris Park has held the distinction of being one of NYC’s premier Historic Districts.
The residents of this colorful and inspirational neighborhood will open their doors to visitors from all over New York City and beyond for the 22nd time to celebrate with their signature Annual House Tour. It’s History in Motion…
Don’t miss this day full of history & inspiration:
11 AM to 4 PM: Follow the Self-Guided Tour of Homes at your leisure. Guests will visit 10 venues including inside brownstone homes, urban live/work apartments, a peaceful urban oasis, a landmark church, and a world renown local museum.
1 PM and 3 PM: Join the Architectural Walking Tour
and explore this historic neighborhood’s rich architectural detail and history.
12 Noon and 2 PM: Go Inside & Intimate in Historic Harlem with Yale-trained architect and historian, John Reddick. You’ll explore inside three extraordinary houses in the Mount Morris Park Historic District that are not on the regular tour and ordinarily strictly private. Group size is limited. This 1.5 hour walk requires a separate ticket which may be purchased in advance or, if space is available, at the Tour Start.
1:30 PM: Join the Marcus Garvey Park Walking Tour with Valerie Jo Bradley and see such park landmarks as the newly renovated amphitheater now called the Richard Rodgers Bandshell and the Fire Watchtower on top of the Acropolis, which, at 154 years old, is the only surviving structure of its kind in New York City–with a view to die for!
Shine or Rain—Everything Begins at the Tour Start:
The Pelham Fritz Community Center, 18 Mount Morris Park West (aka Fifth Avenue) and West 122 Street. Here you can buy tickets, get your walking tour guidebook, pick up tickets reserved in advance at Will Call, check out the souvenirs and meet the the Walking Tour Guides.
How to get here: Subways: A, B, C, D, 2, 3, and 4, 5, & 6 to 125th Street. Buses: M1, M7 and M102. Driving: Enter your start point below.