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Central Harlem

Located in All Upper Manhattan, Manhattan

What's Close by?

Central Harlem
$791 per ft² (avg.)
East Harlem
$603 per ft² (avg.)
West Harlem
Hamilton Heights
$558 per ft² (avg.)
Morningside Heights
$653 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.

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Availability & value

Prices displayed are median values

Condos Co-ops
Studios
1 Bed $610,000 18 listings $795,000 1 listings
2 Beds $1,034,500 40 listings $309,500 4 listings
3 Beds $1,600,000 15 listings $384,500 4 listings
3+ Beds $2,572,500 2 listings
New devs Rentals
Studios $1,499 37 listings
1 Bed $1,900 153 listings
2 Beds $625,000 3 listings $2,695 184 listings
3 Beds $1,026,800 1 listings $3,070 68 listings
3+ Beds $2,895,000 1 listings $4,000 31 listings

167 Listings For Sale

8 new listings, 11 sold this week

median: $972,500 | $816 per ft² | 1,104 ft²   View All Listings

23 West 116th Street #4G
$795,000 for sale
1 bed1 bath724 ft²
Condo in Central Harlem
229 West 144th Street #44
$280,000 for sale
4 beds1 bath
Co-op in Central Harlem
2090 Madison Avenue #1B
$220,000 for sale
2 beds1 bath
Co-op in Central Harlem
58 East 120th Street
$4,999,999 for sale
1 bath3,762 ft²
Apartment in Central Harlem

475 Listings For Rent

58 new listings, 21 rented this week

median: $2,400 | $37 per ft² | 850 ft²   View All Listings

9 East 118
$2,695 for rent
2 beds1 bath
Rental Unit in Central Harlem
9 East 118
$2,695 for rent
2 beds1 bath
Rental Unit in Central Harlem
9 East 118th Street
$1,995 for rent
1 bed1 bath
Rental Unit in Central Harlem
2280 Frederick Douglass Boulevard
$3,995 for rent
Furnished1 bed1 bath859 ft²
Condo in Central Harlem

31 New Developments

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

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