6.2 out of 10

West 143 St, Harlem

Ranked 2nd best street in Harlem
40.8201976434255 -73.9396772083555
Great for
  • Internet Access
  • Schools
  • Childcare
  • Clean & Green
  • Cost of Living
Not great for
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Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists

Reviews

4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 3/5
  • Clean & Green 3/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 3/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Parking 3/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 3/5
  • Public Transport 3/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 4/5
  • Childcare 3/5
2yrs+

"Park The Best Part"

If you drive up W. 143rd Street, you will find something rather unique about the street. Despite a bunch of apartment buildings lining the streets, the most sought after area on the street is what lies between Harlem River Drive and Malcolm X Blvd.

At this location is a huge park. During the summer many people hang out here. If you have kids, they will love to be there. In fact, you may find your kids there playing baseball or basketball.
Pros
  • Nice neighborhood park
  • A peaceful neighborhood feel
Cons
  • No nightlife scene
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Students
  • Trendy & Stylish
3/5
2yrs+

"West 143rd Street"

Perhaps not the most eventful street in the Heights, but a pretty one nonetheless. I think this is a great block to look for a place to live, but doesn't offer much in the way of anything touristy. To be honest, this side of town is really for its residents, and that is shown through the convenience stores and the constant hubbub.

This street is close to the A at 145th street and is always busy.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids

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2

West 143 St

3/5
"Park The Best Part"
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"A Park, Apartment Buildings, and Schools - What a Treat"
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4

West 144 St

2.5/5
"A School Zone With Apartments Thrown In"
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5

West 145th St

2.5/5
"West 145th Street"
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6

8th Ave

2.5/5
"On Fredirck Douglass Boulevard"
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7

West 129 St

2.5/5
"A bit out of the way, but not out of the question. "
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8

West 131 St

2.5/5
"Easy Street Taken and To Be Forgotten"
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9

West 154 St

2/5
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West 135 St

2/5
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