MAAP | Mapping the African American Past

Current view of where the Colored Orphan Asylum once stood

In 1863, the Colored Orphan Asylum was located on Fifth Avenue between 43rd and 44th Streets. From there it moved to Harlem and finally to the Bronx.

Creator: Manjari Sharma, photographer

Source: © Curriculum Concepts International

Produced by CCNMTL, Chase, Teachers College, and CCI