I'm an 18 year old Dutch guy and I'm going to intern in NYC. Im currently looking for an apartment and I saw one in East Harlem (116th str 1st ave). I've read a lot of not so nice things about this area, but is it really that bad? Is it still OK to walk through the streets at like 10pm?
That neighborhood certainly has an edge and is less gentrified then other neighborhoods which does not necessarily mean it's unsafe. Depending on what your budget is you will find better deals on the upper Eastside Harlem etc. my name is Kennedy Moore I run this website and I'm also a broker be happy to help you out feel free to give me a call 718-737-3990