The homes of Harlem’s Doctors Row

West 122nd Street, starting at Marcus Garvey/Mt. Morris Park, is lined on both sides with gorgeous, well-preserved brownstones.

If you can look past the parked cars, walking down the street is almost like going into a Gilded Age time warp.

Built at the turn of the century, the street was known as “Doctors’ Row” because so many professionals chose to reside there.

Another Doctors’ Row—well, at least the love row houses, if not the doctors—still exists in the South Bronx.

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2 Responses to “The homes of Harlem’s Doctors Row”

  1. uptownflavor Says:

    …and so beautifully restored. There are only a couple of homes in the area that are still in disrepair from the decline in the 1970s.

  2. The most beautiful block of row houses in Harlem | Ephemeral New York Says:

    […] As the 20th century went on, the block remained one of Harlem’s elite enclaves, positioned between the new apartment houses to the north and west in Sugar Hill and the brownstone-lined streets near Marcus Garvey Park. […]

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