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A Sense of Place

300 West is surrounded by several historic parks and abundant green space for those craving proximity to nature. Access to academic institutions, outdoor activities, and a vast array of fine dining and nightlife options make Harlem a sought after destination. Enjoy a stroll along tree-lined streets or be in Midtown Manhattan in one stop with express trains just two blocks away.

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Park stairs near 300 West building
Apollo theater
exterior historic Harlem building

Explore the Neighborhood

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Shopping

 

Convenience at your fingertips, 125th Street is at the epicenter of a collection of national retailers and local boutiques to make errands and grocery shopping a breeze. Nearby Whole Foods offers exceptional eco-minded products and fresh produce. The Winery specializes in artisanal eco-friendly wines and hosts complimentary wine tastings every Friday and Saturday night.

300 West Gourmet Market

Bed Bath & Beyond

Best Market

BTL Harlem

Fine Fare Supermarket

Flamekeepers Hat Club

Harlem Shambles

Pompette Wine Shop

Vintage Harlem

Whole Foods

The Winery

Hat shop and Whole Foods Market near 300 West building in Harlem
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Restaurants

 

The diverse array of cuisines and fine dining options in the neighborhood are endless. Celebrity chef, Marcus Samuelsson, known for his early success at SoHo’s Aquavit and his restaurants in Chicago and Stockholm, serves up creative comfort food at what has now become a neighborhood establishment, Red Rooster Harlem. Harlem is home to the city’s highest-rated and most iconic soul food restaurants including Sylvia’s, Melba’s, and BLVD Bistro, as well as international cuisine favorites like upscale Italian, Vinatería and La Diagonal, one of the few Agaveria’s in the city offering elevated Mexican plates nightly.

Amy Ruth’s

Angel of Harlem

B2 Harlem

BLVD

The Cecil Steakhouse

Clay

La Diagonal Agaveria

Melba’s

Red Rooster

Seasoned Vegan

Sushi Inoue

Sylvia’s

Vinatería

Restaurants and bars available around 300 West
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Nightlife

 

A vibrant and bustling nightlife scene filled with intimate jazz clubs and sophisticated cocktail bars pays homage to the rich beginnings of Harlem’s speakeasy past. Sugar Monk is one such cocktail lounge offering an innovative approach to creative concoctions in an art-filled atmosphere. Mixologist Ektoras Binikos and photographer-designer Simon Jutras have partnered to deliver a magnificent selection of original cocktails made with the freshest ingredients, finest spirits, artisanal bitters, infusions, and extracts to elate even the most discriminating palates.

67 Orange Street

Barawine Harlem

Bill’s Place

Corner Social

Ginny’s Supper Club

Hop House Harlem

Mess Hall

Minton’s Playhouse

Paris Blues

Sugar Monk

Nightlife options around the 300 West building
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Cafés

 

Artisanal coffee shops and bakeries are a staple in the neighborhood. Popular Levain Bakery, known for their dangerously delectable six-ounce chocolate chip cookies, has been featured on the Food Network and in numerous publications. Nearby, City Pastry, Double Dutch Espresso, PROOF Coffee, and Lee Lee’s Baked Goods offer craft beverages and delightful pastries. For a coffee spot where everyone knows your name, visit Shuteye Coffee. Owned and operated by Joe Vannucchi and Guy Samuelson, this cafe specializes in thoughtfully prepared and sourced espresso plus a friendly atmosphere.

Double Dutch Espresso

The Harlem Pie Man

Lee Lee’s Baked Goods

Lenox Coffee Roaster

Levain Bakery

The Money Cup

Shuteye Coffee

Sugar Hill Creamery

Cafes available around the 300 West building
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Education

 

Often referred to as “The Academic Acropolis,” Harlem is home to a vast amount of prestigious academic institutions including Columbia University and Barnard College, as well as public and private establishments for children of all ages.

Barnard College

Columbia Secondary School

Columbia University

French American Charter

Harlem Academy

Hebrew Language Academy

KIPP STAR Middle School

Promise Academy 1

PS 180 Hugo Newman

Success Academy 1

Success Academy 4

Education opportunities around 300 West building in Harlem
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Community

 

Step outside to acres of parks and green spaces right outside your front door. All members of the household will find a wide variety of things to do in the neighborhood. A typical weekend might include activities such as a family brunch, playdate in the park, gymnastic class, or Little League. Outdoor fitness options in the area are boundless; join a runner’s club in Central Park, a dance class at Riverside Park, and a kayak excursion on the Hudson at West Harlem Piers.

Central Park

Charles A. Dana Discovery

George Bruce Library

115th St. Library

Kumon Center

Marcus Garvey Park

Morningside Park

Mount Sinai Morningside

My Gym

Petits Poussins Too

Riverside Park

St. Nicholas Park

Tribeca Pediatrics

West Side Tae Kwon Do

WeWork

Harlem parks
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Culture

 

The neighborhood has a deep-rooted literary, musical and visual arts history. It is the birthplace of American Jazz music and was once home to some of the great literary figures of the twentieth century such as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Allen Ginsberg, Langston Hughes, and Zora Neale Hurston. Today, the area is known for annual dance, art, and music festivals including the Apollo Theatre Open House, Women’s Jazz Series, Harlem Arts Festival, and the Museum Mile Festival.

Apollo Theater

Gavin Brown’s Enterprise

Long Gallery Harlem

The Mastering Palace

Maya Angelou’s Home

The National Jazz Museum

Studio Museum 127

Museums and theaters near 300 West building
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Wellness

 

With multiple Pilates, yoga, and fitness studios within a ten-block radius, Harlem offers health and wellness options for all. The highly-rated Center Studio offers classical Pilates classes as well as MELT Method known for an intense workout without the stress and strain of high impact exercises. Balanced Pilates offers intimate-sized reformer classes both for beginners and more advanced practitioners. Join a high-intensity workout at Harlem Cycle Fitness Studio, offering spin classes in a hip and subterranean space.

Balanced Pilates

Blink Fitness

Bread and Yoga

Candlestick Pilates

GrooveFit

Land Yoga

New York Sports Club

Superior Fitness Lab

Yoga and running in Harlem
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  • 300 West Gourmet Market
  • Bed, Bath & Beyond
  • Best Market
  • BTL Harlem
  • Fine Fare
  • Flamekeepers Hat Club
  • Harlem Shambles
  • Pompette Wine Shop
  • The Winery
  • Vintage Harlem
  • WeWork
  • Whole Foods