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 These pages are no longer being updated.
8. Intersection of Malcolm
X Boulevard and 116th Street
a site of great activity, the corner of Lenox Avenue and W.
116th Street in 1880 was the venue for the "Central Park
Bull-Fight." For $1.50 one could watch "The Celebrated
(Toreros) Spanish Bull-Fighters," challenge"Six
Wild Texas Bulls!!!"