This richly informative and gorgeously illustrated book celebrates Harlem’s vibrant traditions, past and present.

A is for Apollo Theatre
L is for Liberation Bookstore
U is for Uptown 


Discover the Harlem icons that have defined generations of American culture. Harlem is full of remarkable treasures, including museums, performance spaces, community centers, and more—all of which come to life in this lavish celebration of Harlem as an epicenter of African American history and a vibrant neighborhood that continues to shape our world. At once a love letter and a rich alphabetical archive, H Is for Harlem highlights communities and traditions that connect our past and present.

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