United Palace House of Inspiration

4140 Broadway
Manhattan, NY 10033

Washington Heights/Inwood


One of the most famous churches in the black community, the House of Inspiration offers live gospel music and inspirational sermons in the historic 1930 building in Washington Heights that has served as its home for more than 40 years. The friendly and welcoming congregation is an evolving spiritual and multicultural community that respects, honors and celebrates many faiths and cultural traditions. The music and choir (which includes some Broadway singers) provide an entertaining and uplifting experience. An organic breakfast and brunch is highlighted by fresh salads and soul food. Built as a grand movie theater, United Palace's eclectic architectural style has been described as "Cambodian neoclassical," and it continues to serve as a cultural venue, hosting movies and music performances ranging from classical to rock.



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