East Harlem

Manhattan

Summary

Median rental price: $2,100, min $1,250 - max $39,995

Why?
Not great commute
Touristy
Not great community
Not hip
Not great for nightlife
Not for families
Too noisy
Not diverse
Not great for shopping
Too trendy
Not great for dining
Too residential
Too diverse
Not green enough
Not safe
Too quiet
Too commercial
Not artsy
Not LGBT friendly
No good schools
Naah, not for me

Commute

There are 4 subway stops and these subway lines:

Crime level

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Average, rank #36 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #39 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Parking
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Public Transport
  • Internet Access
  • Parks & Recreation

Not great for

  • Nightlife

Who lives here?

  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Students
“All People Commenting are White“

East Harlem is a very beautiful neighborhood and I've lived here for over 10 years. Most people speaking about crime rates and uncleanliness sound very microagressionist. New York City overall is very dirty it smells strange unless you're in an uber rich neighborhood. Soho reeks of trash in the s... Read more

SamH • May 18, 2015
“Like a Phoenix from the ashes“

East Harlem aka Spanish Harlem is a neighborhood on the rise.

It has had a very negative past and is overcoming its bad reputation. It has its negative areas like all places but is much like Boston's South End in the 1980's...yes ladies and gentleman it is being gentrified.

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navamsas • Dec 13, 2012
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Street view

Eating-out

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Restaurants (50+)

Fast Food / Pizza / Sandwiches (50+)

BBQ Joints (1)

Diners (4)

Salad Places (1)

Food Courts & Trucks (14)

Sport

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Yoga (1)

Gyms / Sport Clubs (30)

Basketball (2)

Swimming (2)

Entertainment

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Bars and Pubs (8)

Nightclubs (2)

Movie Theaters & Theaters (5)

Music Venues (5)

Parks & Gardens (16)

Arts and Museums (11)

Other

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Shopping (26)

Pharmacies & Doctors' Offices (36)

Dog Run & Pet Services (9)

Laundry & Dry Cleaning (37)

Banks (10)

Playgrounds (18)

Shared Car Services (1)

What do you think about this neighborhood?

Why?
Not great commute
Touristy
Not great community
Not hip
Not great for nightlife
Not for families
Too noisy
Not diverse
Not great for shopping
Too trendy
Not great for dining
Too residential
Too diverse
Not green enough
Not safe
Too quiet
Too commercial
Not artsy
Not LGBT friendly
No good schools
Naah, not for me