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East Harlem

Located in All Upper Manhattan, Manhattan

What's Close by?

East Harlem
$608 per ft² (avg.)
Central Harlem
$814 per ft² (avg.)
$1,593 per ft² (avg.)
Carnegie Hill
$2,602 per ft² (avg.)
West Harlem

East Harlem (which begins at 97th Street, ends at 125th Street and is bordered to the west by Fifth Avenue and to the east by the FDR Drive) is one of Manhattan’s most diverse and vibrant neighborhoods. Over the decades it has witnessed inflows of emigrants from Italy, the Spanish speaking world and most recently China. Once a strictly working class neighborhood, the area has recently seen a wave of young professionals and more affluent families who have been lured by affordable co-ops and amenity laden new condos, as well as quick access to the rest of Manhattan. Formerly a retail wasteland, new and sophisticated establishments are opening at an increasing rate. Gourmands wishing to tempt their taste buds have their choice of bistros, hip steak houses, Italian wine bars and multiple Latin establishments. Higher end French boulangeries and other artisanal shops have become staples for foodies over recent years. Finally, anyone missing the suburbs can get their fix at East River Plaza which is home to Manhattan’s only Costco as well as Target, Best Buy and PetSmart among others. It would be difficult to find a neighborhood in Manhattan with more public transportation options. In addition to the Lexington Avenue subway line, there is nearby access to Metro-North as well as multiple bus lines. The much anticipated Second Avenue subway will provide East Harlem residents with transportation to points both east and west. East Harlem also boasts the closest proximity to LaGuardia Airport of any Manhattan neighborhood. East Harlem is home to various well-regarded public and parochial schools including Central Park East I & II and St. Paul School. In addition, the nationally acclaimed all boys, private school, St. Bernard’s, is located at the southern end of the neighborhood at 98th Street. In response to the influx of new families, the area has also seen an increase in charter schools including two branches of the Success Academies. Parents with young children also benefit from having legendary Central Park and Marcus Garvey Park to the west and Jefferson Park to the east. While still a good value compared to other, more established neighborhoods, prices have been on the rise as noted recently by StreetEasy ‘s own research which revealed that East Harlem had the highest year over year increase in price (52%) of any neighborhood in Manhattan.

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Availability & value

Prices displayed are median values

Condos Co-ops
1 Bed $524,000 6 listings
2 Beds $899,000 3 listings $1,025,000 1 listings
3 Beds $2,490,000 1 listings
3+ Beds
New devs Rentals
Studios $1,600 23 listings
1 Bed $780,000 3 listings $1,797 64 listings
2 Beds $1,023,000 6 listings $2,295 108 listings
3 Beds $2,699 41 listings
3+ Beds $3,100 7 listings

34 Listings For Sale

2 new listings, 0 sold this week

median: $919,400 | $845 per ft² | 1,090 ft²   View All Listings

2132 2nd Avenue #PH
$2,490,000 for sale
3 beds3.5 baths3,707 ft²
Condo in East Harlem
508-512 East 117th Street
$6,750,000 for sale
20 beds7 baths20,829 ft²
Multi-family in East Harlem
221 East 117th Street
$2,250,000 for sale
1 bath
Townhouse in East Harlem
221 East 117th Street
$2,250,000 for sale
1 bath10,092 ft²
Apartment in East Harlem

248 Listings For Rent

17 new listings, 6 rented this week

median: $2,137 | $34 per ft² | 900 ft²   View All Listings

1635 Lexington Avenue
$2,500 for rent
1 bed1 bath722 ft²
Condo in East Harlem
178 E 117th Street
$3,000 for rent
2 beds2 baths1,200 ft²
Condo in East Harlem
343 East 109th Street
$1,695 for rent
1 bed1 bath
Rental Unit in East Harlem
2027 1st Avenue
$4,000 for rent
Furnished3 beds2 baths1,300 ft²
Rental Unit in East Harlem

10 New Developments

median: $941,800 | $908 per ft² | 1,105 ft²   View All Listings

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