East Harlem's lively, thriving community offers convenient banking, shopping, and restaurants on local streets and at the neighborhood's East River Plaza, home to Costco, Target, Best Buy, and Old Navy. It is an area rich in open space—Central Park's Harlem Meer, Marcus Garvey and Thomas Jefferson parks, and many community gardens—and is home to some of the city's prized cultural institutions.

View the slideshow below of the vibrant neighborhood surrounding the Graduate Center Apartments.




The complex offers easy access to bus, subway, and train travel. Ready transit to the Graduate Center (365 Fifth Avenue at 34th St.) is available via the Number 6 subway, from the 116th Street station at Lexington Avenue to the 33rd Street stop at Park Avenue. Buses run up and down Lexington and Third Avenues and across 116th and 125th Streets. For travel south to Grand Central Station or to points north of the city, there's the Metro-North station at 125th Street on Park Avenue.

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