Known as ~ SpaHa, East Harlem is colorful dinamic, vibrant and full diversity community with long scale murals. Despite its name, it is sometimes not considered to be a part of Harlem. Also it is notable for its contributions to Salsa music and Hip-Hop.
East Harlem is within Harlem and Manhattan and bordered by Port Morris, Mott Haven, Upper East Side, and The Bronx. U will need around 31 minutes by subway to the Wall Street / Financial District and to get to Times Square 25 minutes by subway.
Historically it has been home to several immigrant communities. All presents are still there feeling alive. With a population of nearly 120,000 today it's one of the largest predominantly Latino communities in New York City.