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Uptown Style: Harlem Heights

Your pied à terre on Sugar Hill. Perched on the highest elevation in Manhattan, the neighborhood feels like a slice of Colonial Williamsburg airlifted into the city. The townhouse looks at the Morris-Jumel Mansion, George Washington’s headquarters for 1776′s Battle of Harlem Heights and home to the infamous grand horizontal, Madame Jumel.
At the time Duke Ellington dubbed it the “The Crown of Sugar Hill,” the immediate neighborhood was also home to W.E.B. DuBois, Paul Robeson, Count Basie, Lena Horne, Coleman Hawkins, Teddy Wilson, Johnny Hodges and dozens of Jazz Masters.
The self-contained garden apartment features a library specializing in Harlem Heights' history - from its roots in Revolution through the jazz-age Renaissance to its very Now now. It still swings.




“La casa di Kurt è un’”esperienza”. Si varca la soglia e si è letteralmente immersi, circondati, assediati dalla cultura. Anzi, dalla Cultura. Cultura in ogni sua manifestazione: Storia (seppur “giovane” agli occhi di un visitatore europeo), Letteratura, Musica, Arte, Fotografia. E libri. Centinaia e centinaia di libri, che foderano tutti gli ambienti dell’appartamento che vi […]


Charlotte Powell of Brighton’s review.

What Charlotte loved about your listing: “This is without doubt the best Airbnb listing in the world! We arrives to a book lined, music-filled home with a wonderful lit garden, then to discover our wonderful hosts, Kurt and Camilla…they guided us through the best experiences of New York. We’ve visited before but have never had […]