West Harlem Apartments


$4,2004BR, 1BA
Claremont Ave West Harlem
No fee
Approved Pets Only, Walk-Up
11 Minutes since update
$2,6253.5BR, 1BA
East 83rd West Harlem
No fee
Pets Allowed, Walk-Up
Less Than A Minute since update
$3,0002BR, 1BA
Claremont Ave West Harlem
Pets Allowed, Elevator, Laundry Room, On-site super, Elevator/Laundry Building
~ 4 Hours since update
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Neighborhood Description

Harlem has fast been becoming the New York renter’s favorite rising neighborhood and West Harlem is no exception.

West Harlem technically contains two smaller sub-neighborhoods called Hamilton Heights and Manhattanville. They are located north of 125th Street and below 155th Street, with the City College of New York based right in the center – so many students find it practical to set up shop in this affordable neighborhood. West Harlem’s lush greenery in Riverside Park makes it easy to exercise, walk dogs and take romantic waterfront strolls with views of our New Jersey neighbors across the Hudson River.

Hamilton Heights has had a large population of Latino and African American people since the 1980s, although the attractive rent prices and large brownstone apartments are bringing in students, young professionals and couples of all ethnicities. This green and hilly area is north of Morningside Heights and south of Washington Heights, both neighborhoods that contain campuses and students from Columbia University.

Manhattanville’s riverside location has played a pivotal role in the city’s transport and trade activity in the past. Manhattanville became the first station on the Hudson River Railroad and the wharf was heavily relied on by ferries and boats throughout the 19th century. The city has been investing in the waterside setting by building the West Harlem Piers Waterfront Park, which includes a fishing pier, sculptures, water taxi stations and greenery – making the area even more attractive to families, fitness lovers and those who are moving uptown to enjoy having more space.

West Harlem also has many historical religious institutions such as St. Mary’s Protestant Episcopal Church, the Roman Catholic Church of the Annunciation and the Old Broadway Synagogue. Other landmarks include Grant’s Tomb, the Manhattan School of Music and the Trinity Church Cemetery – so exploring historical architecture and culture isn’t difficult. While a few chains and small, family-owned stores are scattered along Broadway to provide you with your basic needs, a few trendier watering holes for young people are also popping up.

In terms of transit, drivers will enjoy the many parking spots and easy access to the West Side Highway and commuters will be able to access Lower Manhattan in the blink of an eye with the 1, 2 and 3 trains.


Local Subway Stops

  • C A D B 125 St

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West Harlem Statistics

1BR Median Rent
  • 53% Pre War
  • 29% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 6% Walk-Up
  • 5% Elevator Building
  • 4% Luxury Highrise
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popularity rank 2014 rank: 61

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