Halfsung Heroes + Hidden Histories

On any given day, Harlem crackles with energy, delighting the senses. Hear how this once bucolic farmland evolved into a bustling cultural center beloved for the Black intellectuals and creatives who called and still call this neighborhood home.

A fully immersive, mobile audio tour through one of the most legendary neighborhoods of Manhattan. From the former residence of Langston Hughes to the iconic Apollo Theater where music legends were born, join us as we explore the hidden history that courses through the streets of Harlem. 

Download the Gesso app for the best experience including an interactive map and autoplay feature for self-guided walks.

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