125 Street, History, Authencity, Present Day Harlem

Join us as we explore the history of Harlem’s most famous commercial and cultural corridor = 125th Street. From East to West, 125th Street has an amazing story to tell. Alway’s known as Harlem’s 42nd. Street, 125th via it’s institutions and legendary street corners gave birth to Harlem movements sparking careers of the likes of Malcolm X and Ella Fitzgerald.

Walk with a born and raised lifelong Harlem resident who will explain the full history of 125th Street accompanied with audio and pics that will be presented at applicable stops. Hear the voice of Adam as we stand at the base of his statue, listen to James Brown live at Apollo 1960 as we arrive to the historic theater. We will also take much time to showcase many of the new businesses on the strip as well as stop and shop with vendors.

Days: Starter version Jan. 2nd 2011
Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Price: $20.00 Per Person
Meet: Pathmark Supermarket at 125th & So. East Corner of 125th Street & Lexington Ave. 4 & 5 & 6 trains arrive to meeting location.