A Harlem townhouse is a classic NYC real estate dream. (Neil Patrick Harris and his husband bought one in East Harlem two years ago, and you can see it in all its envy-inducing gorgeousness here.) These properties hosting open houses this weekend could help make your dream a reality—NPH not included.
203 West 138th Street. This circa-1880s townhouse is on storied Striver's Row. It has many period details intact, including wooden balustrades, crown moldings, fireplaces, and more. Asking price: $1.8 million. Open house: Sunday, September 20, by appointment only.
130 West 127th Street. The owner's unit spans three floors in this townhouse; the other unit is on the garden level. The entire house has a total of five fireplaces, stone-and-onyx baths, and 12-foot ceilings. Asking price: $2.99 million. Open house: Sunday, September 20, 12:30 pm to 2 pm.
112 West 118th Street. With a total of 4000 square feet, this townhouse functions as a high-style single-family residence, with four bedrooms and a rec space. Asking price: $3.6 million. Open house: Sunday, September 20, 1 pm to 2:30 pm.
21 West 121st Street. This Mt. Morris five-story has been renovated but still retains old-world charm with period details such as original pocket doors, wood paneling and shutters . It has 10 bedrooms, five-and-a-half baths, and a large garden. Asking price: $4.695 million. Open house: Sunday, September 20, 3 pm to 5 pm.