Co-op pick of the week

This Harlem prewar is stylish and offers good value at $375,000

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By Mimi OConnor  |
September 10, 2018 - 12:00PM

The one bedroom was recently updated with high end finishes

Keller Williams 

Aside from its bathroom, there's nothing particularly flashy about 128 West 138th St., 6J in Harlem, but for those who enjoy a modern aesthetic and a palatable price tag, it's worth a look. Listed for $375,000 (with a manageable $450 maintenance) this one-bedroom, one-bath co-op is in a prewar six-story building, Holstein Court. (It is also an HDFC building, so income restrictions apply.) 

The apartment was recently updated with high-end finishes, has two large windows in the living room, and original hardwood floors in a dark finish that contrasts nicely with the white walls. And the bathroom is the star of the apartment, with a dark gray palette and attractive fixtures.


The kitchen features Blanco faucets and fixtures, a Zarussi oven/range, Summit refrigerator, custom marble countertop and backsplash, and custom quiet-close cabinets. 


The bathroom brings the glam with custom tile work, Hangsrohe sink and shower fixtures, and a floating sink. 


The bedroom accommodates a king-size bed, and has floor-to-ceiling concealed storage, as well as south-facing windows for lots of natural light. 


You can catch the 2 and 3 trains three blocks away at 135th Street, and stores and restaurants can be found along Seventh Avenue or Malcolm X Boulevard. 


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Mimi OConnor

Contributing Writer

Mimi O’Connor has written about New York City real estate for publications that include Brick Underground, Refinery29, and Thrillist. She is the recipient of two awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors for interior design and service journalism. Her writing on New York City, parenting, events, and culture has also appeared in Parents, Red Tricycle, BizBash, and Time Out New York.

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