Sylvan Place is the name of several places in New York City.
Sylvan Terrace, sometimes known as Sylvan Place, is a historic neighborhood nestled in New York City near Fort Washington consisting of antique rowhouses and cobblestone streets with coachlights leading up to the Morris Jumel Mansion Museum.
Sylvan Place is a former small street running from East 120th Street to East 121st Street, between (parallel to) Lexington Avenue and Third Avenue. The street signage still exists. The street's ground area now serves as Harlem Art Park, and the Harlem Courthouse's a frontage and parking lot.
Sylvan Court Mews, or Sylvan Court, is sometimes confused with Sylvan Place. Sylvan Court is a small dead end private street that is directly opposite Sylvan Place on East 121st Street. It is unpaved, and contains several 1880s townhouses.
Sylvan Place and Sylvan Court are the remainder of Harlem's old Eastern Post Road, which led from the city to Boston. The intersection of Eastern Post Rd, Kingsbridge Post Rd, and Harlem Rd Church Lane formed a five-cornered intersection, and the neighborhood that surrounded it was known as The Five Points. Sylvan Place and Sylvan Court meet at the former five points intersection.
- "Many City Streets are Little Known". New York Times. 25 April 1920.
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