East Harlem is a neighborhood located in the northeastern part of Manhattan, New York City. The neighborhood is bounded by 96th Street to the south, 142nd Street to the north, Fifth Avenue to the west, and the Harlem River to the east. The neighborhood is known for its vibrant street art, murals, and community events. The neighborhood has a mix of residential and commercial buildings, with a range of housing options from public housing projects to historic brownstones. The area is also home to several parks and green spaces, including Marcus Garvey Park and Thomas Jefferson Park.