East Harlem New York is known for historic brownstones and vibrant street life.

East Harlem is a vibrant, historic neighborhood nestled between the northeastern corner of Central Park and the Harlem River in Manhattan, New York City. Known for its colorful murals, global cuisine, and diverse residents, East Harlem has long been one of the more affordable New York neighborhoods in which to live, although an influx of new development is bringing change. Read more about the area in StreetEasy’s East Harlem neighborhood guide, and get a feel for its brownstone-lined, art-filled streets in the pictures below.

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