The Making of Songs In A Minor
York College CUNY is one of The Making of Songs In A Minor.

1. York College CUNY

9420 Guy R Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, NY
University · Jamaica · 18 tips and reviews

Alicia KeysAlicia Keys: I'd come here 4 a creative writing class. It was a hard time, I thought I'd never have a record & needed inspiration. It opened my mind & let me think in a new way, helping me create Songs In A Minor.

Miss Mamie's Spoonbread Too is one of The Making of Songs In A Minor.

2. Miss Mamie's Spoonbread Too

7.3
366 W 110th St (btwn Columbus & Manhattan), New York, NY
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Morningside Heights · 53 tips and reviews

Alicia KeysAlicia Keys: Cool spot for soul food in New York! Mmmmmm! I used to go here a lot! Definitely on my list of things to do when in the city.

West 137th Street Apartments is one of The Making of Songs In A Minor.

3. West 137th Street Apartments

W 137th Street (btwn 5th and Lennox), New York, NY
Residential Building (Apartment / Condo) · Central Harlem · No tips or reviews

Alicia KeysAlicia Keys: I'll never forget my 6 floor walk up Harlem apartment! It marked the start of my career, where I recorded "I Wont" & "Typewriter." 2 unreleased songs on Songs In A Minor Deluxe & Collectors editions.

Steinway Hall is one of The Making of Songs In A Minor.

4. Steinway Hall

9.1
109 W 57th St (at 6th Ave.), New York, NY
Music Store · Theater District · 4 tips and reviews

Alicia KeysAlicia Keys: This is my favorite window to stare through. I'd spend hours admiring the pianos, dreaming of the day I'd be able to buy one. I'd go in to smell it, I didn't dare play one, in case they'd kick me out!

Pier 83 is one of The Making of Songs In A Minor.

5. Pier 83

42nd st (12th ave), New York, NY
Pier · Hell's Kitchen · 10 tips and reviews

Alicia KeysAlicia Keys: One of the few nice things about growing up in Hell's Kitchen is hanging out at the pier. The view of the Hudson review at sunset is so peaceful and absolutely breathtaking. The water always calms me.

Mount Morris House is one of The Making of Songs In A Minor.

6. Mount Morris House

12 Mount Morris Park W (5th Avenue), New York, NY
Park · Central Harlem · No tips or reviews

Alicia KeysAlicia Keys: This was a quiet spot that I'd go to to think when I was writing Songs in A Minor. It was my respite in a jungle.

The Ailey Studios (Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater) is one of The Making of Songs In A Minor.

7. The Ailey Studios (Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater)

9.3
405 W 55th St (at 9th Ave.), New York, NY
Dance Studio · Hell's Kitchen · 62 tips and reviews

Alicia KeysAlicia Keys: Mom didn't have much, but she always gave me what I needed. I respect & appreciate her for that! Dance lessons were a world of discovery & discipline. I took Ballet, Dunham & tap here. Not bad huh?;-)