Harlem Brownstone Location


Description and Specs

  • 19th century period Harlem brownstone  TV and film location in triple mint condition. Light flooded, restored, overflowing with original details such as carved woodwork and exposed brick walls. Managed by DP (ASC) and Producer.
  • 17 feet wide, 53 feet long. Ceiling height 11’ – 12’
  • Central Air Con throughout house
  • 4 floors plus basement
  • Two large rooms on each floor including
    • Study/office
    • Bedroom
    • Media room with wide screen TV
    • Bathrooms on every floor
      • Bathroom with footed tub and skylight
  • 8 fireplaces, 6 working wood burning.
  • Chef’s kitchen: Viking stove, Sub Zero refrigerator, Miele dishwasher, custom cherry cabinetry, pull out pantry, custom granite countertops, open plan with moveable granite topped island, wood burning fireplace outfitted for cooking.
  • High-end security system – Alarm and monitored police call.

Views and Light

  • Each floor has a 'bay' window that permits side views of the entire brownstone street.
  • Two Skylights on top floor – over stairwell and in bathroom with footed tub
  • The parlor floor has a window on the west side as well as windows front and back


  • Main fuse box has 2x200 amps. Apartment service is 2x100 amps
  • Sub breaker boxes on every floor.
  • Every floor is overbuilt with multiple quad boxes on separate 20amp circuits. 

Threaded Starter Rods for lighting grid on parlor floor. The parlor floor, which is devoid of heavy furniture, has a dining room and chef’s kitchen leading onto a large deck and 50’ back yard. To allow quick load in and prep, the ceiling has 18, 3/8” threaded starter rods bolted to the beams, to which the grip can quickly rig individual lights or a full SPEED RAIL grid system.

Independent, fully equipped ground floor apartment leading to the yard, open plan, loft style with its own entrance. Available for photography, Video Village, or office space.

Outdoor Space: 50 foot planted backyard yard garden with century-old grape vine, peach and apple trees, plus a deck made of wood and subway grating 16’ wide x 13 ½’ long.

Production Savvy Owner/Occupants. The house is occupied by two production savvy owners: a Director of Photography, ASC and a Producer.

$4,000/shoot day
$2,000/prep-build-wrap day

Contact: Janet Forman
                 Tom Houghton, ASC
917 495 2711