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Living in West Harlem New York

West Harlem is the 43rd most walkable neighborhood in New York with 107,403 residents.

West Harlem has world-class public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: Central Harlem, East Harlem, Concourse Village, Highbridge, Washington Heights, South Bronx and Upper West Side.

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Walk Score of West Harlem, New York, NY

West Harlem is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Le Monde

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Foliage in Manhattan

Daily errands do not require a car in West Harlem New York.

West Harlem is the 43rd most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 96.

Find apartments in New York's most walkable neighborhoods: Little Italy, NoHo and NoLita.

West Harlem New York Apartments for Rent

West Harlem Neighborhood Ranking

Compare West Harlem to other New York neighborhoods.

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Population

41 Washington Heights 97 97 70 158,951
42 Concourse 96 93 72 54,406
43 West Harlem 96 99 66 107,403
44 Williamsburg 96 92 84 138,526
45 Clinton Hill 96 98 90 25,887

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 518 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in West Harlem.

People in West Harlem can walk to an average of 19 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Tonalli Cafe Bar

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Harlem Public

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Transit Score of West Harlem, New York, NY

West Harlem is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find West Harlem New York apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

West Harlem has world-class public transportation and about 19 bus and 5 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from West Harlem on public transit.

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West Harlem has about 10 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar, Hertz On Demand and Enterprise CarShare.

Bike Score of West Harlem, New York, NY

West Harlem is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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The Avalon

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Columbia University Interdisciplinary Science Study Tower

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Morningside Heights

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Morningside Heights

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Morningside Heights

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The Cathedral of St. John the Divine

thumbnail for Architecture at Columbia UniversityLocated on the heart of Columbia University is a wealth of beautiful architecture dating back to the late 1800s. Right in the heart of #MorningsideHeights, Columbia University is close to a wide variety of NYC public transportation.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Architecture at Columbia University

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Nycha Manhattanville Community

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St John the Divine Cathedral, New York

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Morningside Heights

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AMSTERDAM AV - W 131 ST

thumbnail for Columbia University CampusLocated along Broadway in #MorningsideHeights, residents can find one of the most prestigious universities in the country. Columbia University, an ivy league institution, is based out of Morningside Heights in New York City.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Columbia University Campus

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AMSTERDAM AV - W 131 ST

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BROADWAY - W 131 ST

Photo of BROADWAY - W 131 ST in West Harlem, New York

BROADWAY - W 131 ST

Photo of BROADWAY - W 131 ST in West Harlem, New York

BROADWAY - W 131 ST

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Kalli Meisler
on Le Monde

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