Hip Hop Landmarks All New Yorkers Should See Post-Coronavirus

New York City is the undisputed birthplace of hip hop.

The scene has changed over the past few decades, however, there are still spaces around the city where the origins of hip hop can be felt and experienced — if you know where to look. Here is a list of known and lesser-known hip hop landmarks, organized by borough.

Henry Chalfant, DEZ TFA at his Kay Gee wall, Graffiti Hall of Fame, 106th St and Broadway, Manhattan, 1983. © 2018 Henry Chalfant / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Courtesy Eric Firestone Gallery, New York.