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Central Harlem

Located in All Upper Manhattan, Manhattan

What's Close by?

Central Harlem
$772 per ft² (avg.)
East Harlem
$549 per ft² (avg.)
West Harlem
Hamilton Heights
$535 per ft² (avg.)
Morningside Heights
$748 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 $549,500 20 listings $660,000 2 listings
2 Beds $985,000 42 listings $389,000 6 listings
3 Beds $1,525,000 18 listings $384,500 4 listings
3+ Beds $2,750,000 3 listings
New devs Rentals
Studios $1,599 37 listings
1 Bed $1,950 153 listings
2 Beds $929,875 4 listings $2,695 175 listings
3 Beds $1,360,900 2 listings $2,950 68 listings
3+ Beds $4,000 33 listings

178 Listings For Sale

5 new listings, 6 sold this week

median: $887,000 | $799 per ft² | 1,100 ft²   View All Listings

221 West 148th Street #4A
$525,000 for sale
1 bed1 bath674 ft²
Condo in Central Harlem
250 West 139th Street
$1,800,000 for sale
6 beds4 baths4,560 ft²
Multi-family in Central Harlem
100 West 141st Street #21
$215,000 for sale
2 beds1 bath780 ft²
Co-op in Central Harlem
231 West 148th Street #4K
$355,000 for sale
1 bed1 bath711 ft²
Condop in Central Harlem

460 Listings For Rent

55 new listings, 13 rented this week

median: $2,400 | $36 per ft² | 897 ft²   View All Listings

51 West 131st Street
$2,400 for rent
2 beds1 bath825 ft²
Condo in Central Harlem
173 West 141st Street
$2,800 for rent
3 beds1.5 baths
Rental Unit in Central Harlem
173 West 141st Street
$2,500 for rent
3 beds1.5 baths
Rental Unit in Central Harlem
350 Manhattan Avenue
$2,300 for rent
1 bed1 bath
Rental Unit in Central Harlem

31 New Developments

median: $1,179,000 | $1,052 per ft² | 1,240 ft²   View All Listings

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