Walking Harlem by Karen Taborn in New York Times roundup

Karen Taborn’s Walking Harlem was includes in a New York Times roundup of New York City walking tour books on August 12, 2018 titled “Taking Walks on the Wild Side.”

“Walking Harlem: The Ultimate Guide to the Cultural Capital of Black America” (Rutgers University Press) by Karen F. Taborn, an ethnomusicologist who has taught about the neighborhood’s history at the New School, offers five walking tours and an accessible grounding in the Harlem Renaissance that places the characters and locales in context.

In a cityscape that mutates as much as Manhattan’s, we sometimes don’t notice the hulking elements until they’re missing. We often overlook altogether the more opaque architectural quirks.

Read the piece here: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/09/nyregion/new-york-city-books-walking-tours-guides.html