Known as the spiritual home to New Yorkers and rescue workers in the months following Sept. 11, 2001, this historic chapel, completed in 1766, is where President George Washington worshipped on his Inauguration Day in 1789. Episcopal Church services on Sunday.
Church and churchyard: Daily 10 am-6 pm
Located just two blocks from the Staten Island Ferry terminal, this museum showcases exhibits of local artists, history and natural science.
Hours: M-F 11 am-5 pm, Sa 10 am-5 pm, Su noon-5 pm
Recommended admission: $5 adults, $1 seniors (65+)/students, children 12 and under free
This late-19th-century urban housing experiment in Harlem comprises up to 130 town houses that vary in style from Georgian-inspired to neo-Italian Renaissance. Among the prominent African-American residents, whose professional status gave the enclave its name, are musicians Eubie Blake and W.C. Handy.