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426 West 160th Street
New York, New York 10032
(212) 928-9525
Open by Appointment, Invitation or Serendipity.


Approximate location of Kurt Thometz


Half an hour ride from mid-town Manhattan over the following routes:

By Car – Up St. Nicholas Avenue to 160th Street, turn right one block or down Broadway to 160th, turn left to between St. Nicholas and Edgecombe Avenues.
By Madison Ave. Bus – M2 to 160nd St & Edgecombe Avenue, M3 to 160th & St. Nicholas Avenue.
By Subway – IND 8th Ave – A train to Harlem, Local, C train to 163rd St. Station, use south exit at 161st St. and walk one block south and one half block east.
By I.R.T. Subway – Broadway 7th Ave. line (1) to 155th St. Station. Walk north to 160th St., then 2 blocks east.

From Airports – Grand Central Parkway to RFK Bridge.  Exit 125th Street, Harlem.  West to St. Nicholas Ave, North to 160th St, Right. No traffic, expect 45 min (cab $55.00) from JFK, 20 min (cab $35.00) La Guardia.

The Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and the Audubon Ballroom are located 5 blocks north on 165th St. and Broadway, one stop on the C train. The City College of New York is 2 stops on the C train. Columbia University is 5 stops south on the 1/9 trains. The Schomburg Center for Black Culture is 3 stops south on the C train.

Buses and subway are within one and two blocks.  Good Soul, Dominican and Italian cuisine within walking distance.  Besides the Morris-Jumel Mansionopen to the public seven days a weekAudubon Terrace’s American Society of Arts and LettersThe Hispanic Society and the macabrely elegant Trinity Cemetery are neighborhood treasures you can introduce your New York friends to.

Jumel Terrace in 1901

2 Responses to “Contact Us”
  1. Good morning,

    I was wondering if it would be possible to do a book signing at your bookstore and if so, what are your guidelines?


    Rodney Jordan

    • admin says:

      Dear Rodney,
      Jumel Terrace Books is an antiquarian bookshop. Our books are out of print and most of our authors passed. Given our guidelines, our signings are as rare as our books.
      All amities,
      Kurt Thometz

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