Few Manhattan neighborhoods can claim to be as profoundly a part of the greater idea of New York City, or more legitimately iconic, than Harlem. Harlem is a real neighborhood in Manhattan, of course, stretching from the Hudson River to the East River between 158th Street and a border that no one can quite agree upon on the south. But Harlem is also more than just a Manhattan neighborhood -- it’s a vibrant piece of living history, and a place somehow just as real in the imagination as it is in the real world of New York City. Seemingly every block in Harlem is packed with New York City history, and national landmarks abound, ranging from John D. Rockefeller's sprawling Dunbar Apartments to The Apollo Theater to the historic townhouses of Strivers Row. After a series of down decades in which much of the neighborhood’s historic housing fell into disrepair, Harlem began an epic comeback that continues today. Harlem property values soared 300 percent in the 1990s, and a host of new construction condominiums rose alongside the neighborhood's historic brownstones.
Harlem retains its distinctive character thanks to its world-famous classic restaurants and the jazz clubs and lounges that highlight its booming nightlife scene, but it is also home to new restaurants from world-renowned chefs, trendy bars, and the other resolutely new-school attractions. Increasingly, too, Harlem is also home to some rather straightforward Manhattan luxury brands -- witness the neighborhood's Citarella and Fairway markets, for instance, or Harlem's numerous high-end boutiques. The new condominium listings of Harlem run from inventive adaptive-reuse projects like PS90 -- a luxury condominium in a stately converted school building -- to more conventional luxury condo developments that would impress anywhere in Manhattan. Harlem’s new condominiums are all different, of course, but they carry the same message -- namely that there's more to Harlem than history, and that Harlem’s ongoing revitalization suggests that this most historic Manhattan neighborhood is not done making history yet.
2098 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, Harlem
Right in the vicinity of Morningside park, Central park and Columbia University is The Gateway Tower located in Central Harlem. This condo has open views from every room, with amenities such as hardwood floors, maple cabinets and stainless steel appliances. There are many perks to living in this lovely neighborhood.
100 West 119th Street, Harlem
Historic Harlem is home to the Normandie, a pre-war conversion building located at 100 West 119th Street. Neat and stylish apartments with a slew of amenities, and add to that a lovely location close to subways, shops and restaurants, and the Normandie is an easy choice a great luxury residence in Manhattan.
555 Lenox Avenue, Harlem
With up to 32 floor plans being offered, the Savoy West is a luxury condominium situated in Harlem’s prime location. Residents can enjoy sun-drenched condos featuring top-of-the-line fixtures and finishes. Outstandingly lush amenities await residents such as a recreation room and 24-hour concierge.
1890 Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard, Harlem
Living at the Strathmore, located on 1890 Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard in Harlem, residents will enjoy a fusion of old charm and contemporary amenities. Located minutes away from Central Park, the Strathmore features 28 expansive two and three- bedroom units.
2002 Fifth Avenue, Harlem
2002 Fifth Avenue is a new co-op in the ever-flourishing neighborhood of Harlem. This building features 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments, some of which include coveted private outdoor space and beautiful park views.
305 West 150th Street, Harlem
Take things to the next level by moving uptown to No. 305 On the Park. This member of the Park Collection is directly across from Jackie Robinson Park on a serene, quiet street, surrounded by the best luxury buildings in Harlem. Built in 1921, this building is a classic example of NYC charm and grace, with all the comforts of modern living.
This renovated elevator building features one-bedroom apartments with 10-foot high ceilings, beautiful oak floors, crown moldings, and marble open kitchens with under cabinet lighting and GE Profile stainless steel appliances.
106 West 116th Street, Harlem
If you're looking to be surrounded by beautiful green spaces on a quiet street while still getting the best Manhattan has to offer, look no further than Graceline Court, just off Lenox Avenue and a short walk from Central Park, Morningside Park, and Marcus Garvey Park.
This Central Harlem building boasts a doorman, a fitness center that overlooks a beautiful garden and is pet-friendly. The apartments feature hardwood floors, floor-to-ceiling windows, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, custom cherry kitchen cabinetry, and real wood-burning fireplaces.
333 East 109th Street, Harlem
Located in the diverse and culturally affluent neighborhood of Harlem, Pascal is a new construction condominium offering its residents a premier and luxurious living experience. Each spacious apartment boasts floor-to-ceiling windows, a private balcony, a terrace, and state-of-the-art fixtures and finishes.
2110 Frederick Douglass Boulevard , Harlem
Harlem’s The Douglas boasts a reputation as a standout luxury building on 2110 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, synthesizing comfort and class with the hip Harlem environment. Amenities include but are not limited to an attended lobby and a landscaped second floor courtyard. It is also only steps away from Central Park.
2131 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, Harlem
Situated in Harlem, the Livmor certainly encourages residents to “live more” with amenities ranging from a children’s playroom, conference room, residents’ lounge, and a landscaped terrace. Bamboo floors, energy-efficient windows, and frameless glass showers provide sustainable yet beautiful living.