Founded by Dutch colonists in the 17th century, Harlem became the mecca for Black culture in the 1920s and a center for social activism in the 1960s. Visitors from around the world come to Harlem to experience this repository of Black culture and achievement.
Visit historic Harlem and witness its current renaissance. Take a guided tour through Harlem's charming tree-lined streets and historic districts.Journey into the past, and see the African-American Mecca for writers and artists at the turn of the century. Hear about Harlem's troubled past during the 1960s and 1970s, and view its present day community beam with pride as it revels in Harlem's renaissance.