East Harlem is a vibrant neighborhood just north of Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Diverse eateries, colorful murals, and fascinating museums are all hallmarks of the community. Residents can learn more about the area’s history at notable destinations like El Museo del Barrio, Museum of the City of New York, and the Graffiti Hall of Fame.
East Harlem is also home to some of the city’s best hospitals, including the Mount Sinai Hospital and NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan. Numerous lush parks provide an escape from city life, such as Marcus Garvey Park, Thomas Jefferson Park, and Harlem River Park. The famous Central Park and Randall’s Island Park are just outside the neighborhood as well. Excellent subway access makes getting around from East Harlem a breeze.