This page describes Malcolm X Boulevard as it appeared in 2001. The tour was developed as part of the Malcolm X Boulevard Streetscape Enhancement Project. These pages are no longer being updated.
5. P.S. 208 and P.S.185 Public School 208, Manhattan, The
Alain L. Locke School (21 W. 111th Street between Malcolm
X Blvd. and Fifth Avenue)
Public School 185, Manhattan, The John Mercer Langston School
(20 W. 112th Street between Malcolm X Blvd. and Fifth Avenue)
built in 1968, were designed by the firm of Katz, Waisman,
Weber. Their modest schemes employ brick and exposed aggregate
on the facade. They are notable for the graphic representation
of the school letters which lends a sense of sophistication.
Looking west from the corner of Malcolm X Blvd. and West
112th Street, you will be able to see the stately glory
of The Cathedral of Saint
John the Divinelocated
on Amsterdam Avenue and W. 112th Street, overlooking Harlem.