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Central Harlem

Located in All Upper Manhattan, Manhattan

What's Close by?

Central Harlem
$824 per ft² (avg.)
East Harlem
$550 per ft² (avg.)
West Harlem
Hamilton Heights
$538 per ft² (avg.)
Morningside Heights
$745 per ft² (avg.)

Central Harlem, which includes the sub-neighborhoods of Mount Morris, Strivers’ Row and Astor Row, is a neighborhood facing a new wave of gentrification. Traditionally a major African American residential, cultural and business center, Harlem saw an influx of artistic and professional works during the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s and 1930s. However, the Great Depression caused a significant increase in crime and poverty rates in the neighborhood, causing a major drop in population and real estate prices. Since the late 1990s, Central Harlem has experienced social and economic gentrification, spurred by fierce crime fighting and retail development efforts along West 125th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard. Although unemployment and crime rates in Harlem remain higher than the New York City average and public education has considerable room for improvement, real estate in the area is booming. Amenity-stocked condos, brownstones and starter apartments at reasonable prices are attracting a more affluent crowd to the neighborhood. Central Harlem is experiencing a new renaissance, this time defined by gentrification, and a growing population of residents committed to building a vibrant community.

Photos in Central Harlem

Availability & value

Prices displayed are median values

Condos Co-ops
Studios $410,000 2 listings
1 Bed $599,995 19 listings $525,000 3 listings
2 Beds $985,000 40 listings $439,000 7 listings
3 Beds $1,600,000 17 listings $384,500 4 listings
3+ Beds $2,750,000 3 listings
New devs Rentals
Studios $1,572 38 listings
1 Bed $1,900 153 listings
2 Beds $929,875 4 listings $2,700 176 listings
3 Beds $1,360,900 2 listings $3,181 66 listings
3+ Beds $4,000 19 listings

178 Listings For Sale

6 new listings, 6 sold this week

median: $882,000 | $839 per ft² | 1,087 ft²   View All Listings

1485 Fifth Avenue #12C
$1,699,000 for sale
3 beds2 baths1,511 ft²
Condo in Central Harlem
1787 Madison Avenue #504
$299,000 for sale
1 bed1 bath
Co-op in Central Harlem
100 West 119th Street #4C
$1,350,000 for sale
4 beds3 baths1,700 ft²
Condo in Central Harlem
40 West 116th Street #B1005
$1,250,000 for sale
2 beds2 baths1,360 ft²
Condo in Central Harlem

450 Listings For Rent

30 new listings, 24 rented this week

median: $2,400 | $36 per ft² | 900 ft²   View All Listings

1400 Fifth Avenue
$8,250 for rent
3 beds3.5 baths3,946 ft²
Condo in Central Harlem
454 Manhattan Avenue
$3,750 for rent
2 beds2 baths1,032 ft²
Rental Unit in Central Harlem
191 Saint Nicholas Avenue
$3,150 for rent
2 beds1 bath894 ft²
Rental Unit in Central Harlem
454 Manhattan Avenue
$3,795 for rent
2 beds2 baths1,020 ft²
Rental Unit in Central Harlem
Listed by K&R Realty

31 New Developments

median: $1,200,000 | $1,072 per ft² | 1,240 ft²   View All Listings

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