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If there’s any neighborhood that has experienced a real estate transformation in New York, it’s Harlem.

Beautifully renovated townhouses are slowly replacing older buildings. And people who at one point wouldn’t have dared to go above 125th Street now not only go up there, but choose to live there for the space, affordable rent, culture and neighborly vibe.

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Building Mix

  • 27% Pre War
  • 19% Walk-Up
  • 10% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 9% Post War
  • 8% Elevator Building
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Descriptions of 281 Saint Nicholas Ave

Hardwood floors throughout Exposed brick walls HUGE living room Great kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops Dishwasher Spacious living rooms Marble bathroom with shower stall and double vanities Located steps to the ABCD trains, 125th St shopping, laundry and so much more. Sumayyah Perine (Mar 2014)
Featuring laundry in building, elevator, dishwasher, acrylic shower, stainless steel appliances, solid oak doors, (practically soundproof, hardwood floors throughout, high ceilings, generous closet space, and granite counter tops. Mariesa Valentino (Feb 2014)
5 Clean-tile Bath(s Eat-in Kitchen, All Brand New Stainless Steel Appliances, Brand New Hardwood Cabinets, Polished Stained Hardwood Floors, High-Vaulted Ceilings, Refrigerator, Renovated Kitchen, Elevator, Laundry Room. Edward Conroy (Mar 2014)
Dishwasher, Hardwood Floors, Gut Renovated Kitchen and Bath, Double Sinks/Vanities in Bath, Granite Counter Tops, Modern Finishes Step to the A, B, C, D train station, ONLY about 10 mins walk to columbia university. Zoe Gu (Apr 2014)
Close to Supermarkets, Shopping, Starbucks, NY Sports Club, Red Rooster, Chez Lucienne, Corner Social, Maison Harlem, Whole Foods (coming next year The Apollo Theater, and the B, C, and Express A and D trains. Jeremiah Wiggins (Aug 2014)
Exposed brick detail-dishwashers and stainless steel appliances-frosted glass shower stalls-all new tiled bathrooms-ample sized bedrooms with closets-elevator-all new lobby and common areas on the way. Deborah Abraham (May 2014)
Centrally located steps to the ABCD trains, some trendy neighbors include Harlem BBQ, Vinateria, and Double Dutch Espresso, and is a short jaunt from City College and Columbia University. Jessica Wagner (Jan 2014)
This is a 1200 square foot gut-renovated beauty less than a minute walk from the A/B/C/D off a stretch of Avenue teeming with shops, theaters, restaurants, museums, offices and life. The windows are absolutely dripping with bucketfuls of golden sunlight, and the building is a classic wonder of taste and elegance with elevator and laundry for added convenience. Justin DiGiulio (Feb 2014)
Newly full renovated building, safe, steps away from landmarks like the Apollo Theatre, major public transport, world class shops, restaurants, entertainment and much, much more. Tavia Young (Apr 2014)
Building has just installed brand new elevator, boiler, all hallways are being renovated, lobby and entrance will be renovated Laundry room coming, soon in the basement. Gay Nichols (Mar 2014)
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Nearby Subway Stations

  • C A D B 125 St (0.08 mi)
  • C A D B 116 St (0.39 mi)
  • 1 125 St (0.5 mi)
  • 2 3 125 St (0.57 mi)

building details

Floors: 6
Units: 32
Floor area: 50706
Year built: 1921

Building Median Rents

5br: $4,800
4br: $4,000

Nearby Schools

  • P.S. 125 Ralph Bunche
  • Elementary
  • 425 WEST 123 STREET
  • Columbia Secondary School
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 425 WEST 123 STREET
  • P.S. 036 Margaret Douglas
  • Elementary
  • P.S. 154 Harriet Tubman
  • Elementary
  • 250 WEST 127 STREET
  • P.S. 180 Hugo Newman
  • K-8
  • 370 WEST 120 STREET
  • P.S. 076 A. Philip Randolph
  • Elementary
  • 220 WEST 121 STREET
  • P.S. 129 John H. Finley
  • K-8
  • 425 WEST 130 STREET
  • The Urban Assembly Institute For New Technologies
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 509 WEST 129 STREET
  • The Mott Hall School
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 71-111 CONVENT AVE
  • Urban Assembly School For The Performing Arts
  • High school
  • 509 WEST 129 STREET