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Jazz Designs

King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band 1920, Calendar
King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band 1920, Calendar

If You're Thinking of Living in ...All About 115 Great Neighborhoods in and Around New York
If You're Thinking of Living in ... All About 115 Great Neighborhoods in and Around New York

The World in a City: Traveling the Globe Through the Neighborhoods of the New New York
The World in a City: Traveling the Globe Through the Neighborhoods of the New New York

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“Culture Map” Posters and Walking Tour Guides

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“Culture Map” posters explore the New York City neighborhoods of Harlem, Queens, Lower Manhattan, and the East Village, focusing on the people and places that have made that neighborhood famous. These beautifully illustrated pictorial maps are suitable for framing, the reverse provides an itinerary for a neighborhood walking tour.

East Village Culture Map Poster
East Village Culture
Map Poster

East Village Guide Poster Map

For over half-a-century, the East Village has been ground zero for bohemian and avant-garde culture in New York City. This illustrated map spotlights the writers, artists, musicians, actors, entrepreneurs and political leaders that have helped define new directions in American fine arts and popular culture.

• Diane Arbus • Jean Michel Basquiat • Lenny Bruce • William Burroughs • CBGBs • Club 57 • Dorothy Day • Willem de Kooning • Five Spot • Fillmore East • Graffiti Murals • Keith Haring • Jimi Hendrix • Abbie Hoffman • Jack Kerouac • Lee Krasner • Jasper Johns • LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka)LeadbellyMadonnaNorman Mailer • Robert Mapplethorpe • Jonas Mekas • Joseph Papp • Charlie Parker Jackson Pollack • Ramones • Larry Rivers • Patti Smith • Sun Ra • Talking Heads • Velvet Underground • Andy Warhol

Harlem Renaissance Culture Guide Map Poster
Harlem Renaissance
Culture Guide
Map Poster

Harlem Renaissance Culture Guide Poster Map
One Hundred Years of History, Art, and Culture

Poster map guide shows the homes, nightclubs, and churches linked with Harlem’s writers, artists, musicians, thinkers, and political leaders of the 1920s.

Alvin Ailey Charles AlstonMarian Anderson • The Apollo Theater • James BaldwinRomare Bearden • The Cotton Club • W.E.B. DuBoisKatherine DunhamDuke EllingtonRalph EllisonMarcus GarveyAlthea Gibson Dizzy GillespieW.C. HandyBillie HolidayLangston HughesZora Neale HurstonJacob LawrenceJoe LouisThurgood MarshallMalcolm X • Minton's Playhouse, • Adam Clayton Powell Jr.Paul RobesonA. Philip RandolphAugusta Savage • The Savoy • The Schomburg Center • James Van Der ZeeMadam C. J. WalkerMary Lou Williams

• more Harlem Renaissance posters

Queens Culture Map Poster
Queens Culture
Map Poster

Queens Jazz Trail Guide Poster Map

New York City’s borough of Queens has been the residence of choice for hundreds of the music’s leading players. The Queens Jazz Trail map shows the different neighborhoods and sites that are part of Queens hidden jazz history.

Cannonball AdderlyLouis Armstrong • Addisleigh Park • Mildred Bailey • Count Basie • Tony Bennett • Bix BeiderbeckeJames BrownJohn Coltrane • Corona • Roy Eldridge • Ella Fitzgerald • Flushing Cemetery • Dizzy Gillespie • Benny Goodman • Jimmy Heath • Woody Herman • Milt Hinton • Billie HolidayLena Horne • Milt Jackson • Illinois Jacquet • Scott Joplin • Glenn Miller • Charlie Mingus • Clark Terry • Fats Waller • Ben Webster • Lester Young

New York posters

Lower Manhattan: A History Map Poster
Lower Manhattan:
A History Map Poster

Lower Manhattan: A History Map tells the story of New York City’s oldest neighborhood, from the arrival of Giovanni da Verrazano in New York Harbor in 1524 through the destruction of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, with illustrations of landmark buildings, historic figures and major events.

The back of the map contains the itinerary for a complete walking tour of the historic sites of Lower Manhattan. Designed for scholars, tourists, students, and city buffs, the map provides a perfect introduction to New York City and its history.

• African Burial Ground • Dewitt Clinton • David Dinkins • Dutch West India Company • Federalist Papers • Five Points • Benjamin Franklin • Fracunces Tavern • Cass Gilbert • Rudolph Giuliani • Great Fire of 1835 • Horace Greeley • Alexander HamiltonHenry HudsonJohn Jay • Mychal Judge • Fiorelio LaGuardia • Emma Lazarus • Jenny Lind • Peter Minuit • J. P. Morgan • Thomas Nast • John D. Rockefeller • John RoeblingTheodore RooseveltSaint Elizabeth Bayley SetonAlfred E. Smith • South Street Seaport • Peter Stuyvesant • Titanic Memorial Lighthouse • “Boss” Tweed • George WashingtonFrank W. Woolworth • World Trade Center • Minoru Yamasaki

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