Central Harlem contains many residences with plenty of green space that makes it hard to remember you’re in Manhattan while towards the south, businesses thrive and a strong sense of community survives.
Central Harlem is home to institutions like the Abyssinian Baptist Church, Lenox Lounge and Sylvia’s Soul Food.
Central Harlem is made up of beautiful brownstones, significant churches rowhouses and housing projects.
Best Kept Secret
Harlem’s demographic only became predominantly African American in the early 1900s. It was formerly host to a wide range of Europeans of various socioeconomic backgrounds.
Residents commute downtown for work and children go to school while others stroll the beautiful streets and parks.
The remnants of the Jazz Age come to life along 125th Street and make for a unique New York experience.