Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1932/00/00 Harlem YMCA is built, 1931-1932
1941/00/00 Claude McKay Home Claude McKay moves into the Harlem Y, stays till 1946
2001/06/20 William Jefferson Clinton Life Bill Clinton accepts an honorary gym membership for himself and daughter Chelsea at the Harlem YMCA.

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Particulars for Claude McKay Residence:
Cultural Affiliation Black American
Sight Category Building
Historic Use Civic
Historic Use Institutional housing
Area of Significance Literature
Level of Significance National
Criteria Person
Owner Private
Area of Significance Social History

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 8th December 1976

Registry Name: McKay, Claude, Residence
Registry Address: 180 W. 135th St.
Registry Number: 76002143
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: No style listed
Area in Acres: 9
Contributing Buildings: 1
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Literature, Black, Social history
Applicable Criteria: Person
Criteria Consideration: Significance of less than fifty years
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Significant Year: 1942, 1946
Associated People: McKay,Claude
Historic Function: Domestic, Social
Historic Sub-Function: Civic, Institutional housing
Current Function: Domestic, Social
Current Sub-Function: Institutional housing Civic

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