The Cotton Club might be Harlem’s most famous jazz nightclub. Nightclubs began to develop during the most popular in New York's Harlem neighborhood. Nightclubs were a way for african american artists to express themselves through writing, art, and music.
Many jazz legends played at the Lenox Lounge including Billie Holiday, Miles Davis and John Coltrane. Malcolm X reputedly liked to hang out here. Inside is one of the few original art deco club interiors left in NYC.
Inside the speakeasies of the 1920s: The hidden drinking spots that transformed New York City's night life during the prohibition era and beyond