Harlem is a neighborhood in the of the borough of . It is bounded roughly by Frederick Douglass Boulevard, St. Nicholas Avenue, and Morningside Park on the west; the Harlem River and 155th Street on the north; Fifth Avenue on the east; and Central Park North on the south.

Landmarks in the Area

Metro station
125th Street is a station on the IRT Lenox Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Photo: Jim.henderson, CC0.

Park and Tilford Building is a historic commercial building located at 310 Lenox Avenue in , . Photo: Smallbones, CC0.

Sylvia's Restaurant of Harlem is a soul food restaurant located at 328 Lenox Avenue, between 126th and 127th Streets, in , , . Photo: Americasroof, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Studio Museum in Harlem is an art museum devoted to the work of artists of African descent. Photo: Beyond My Ken, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Manhattanville is a neighborhood in the borough of bordered on the north by 135th Street; on the south by 122nd and 125th Streets; on the west by Hudson River; and on the east by Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Photo: Paul Lowry, CC BY 2.0.

Morningside Heights is a neighborhood in , , bordering the and within . is situated 1 mile west of Harlem. Photo: Petri Krohn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

East Harlem, also known as Spanish Harlem or El Barrio, is a neighborhood of is situated 1 mile south of Harlem. Photo: Diensthuber, CC BY 3.0.

Hamilton Heights is a neighborhood in the northern part of , which is a borough of . is situated 1¼ miles north of Harlem. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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