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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.


“Wanted to spend more time in the area”

“I booked a room for myself for a February business trip where I was traveling solo. I enjoyed my room and private bath (which was on the second floor), and the little amenities, like the cheese, cookies, and water waiting for me in my room in the evening, plus the luxurious sheets and towels. My […]

“Worth Flying All the Way from Japan”

“I stayed at Jumel Terrace Books BB for 3 days. As I traveled alone and was my first time in NY, I was kind of nervous. However, Kurt, the owner of the hotel gave me a very kind instruction from the airport. He was indeed a very nice person as most of the people commented […]