511 Amsterdam Avenue

Upper West Side

Quiet Good transportation Fun nightlife Great food LGBT-popular

Upper West Side residents can’t imagine living anywhere else.

The buildings are beautiful and, with a few exceptions, tend not to tower over the blocks. The pace of life is a bit slower than in other areas of NYC. For anyone that has lived in or knows Boston, the neighborhood is the closest thing to Boston living that New York has.

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Building Mix

  • 30% Pre War
  • 25% Luxury Highrise
  • 14% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 8% Brownstone
  • 7% Walk-Up

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Descriptions of 511 Amsterdam Avenue

The best restaurants and entertainment are around every corner in this beautiful, highly desirable UWS neighborhood, and the tree lined block can't be beat. It's also conveniently located with transportation just a few blocks in every direction. Jared Gettinger (Jul 2014)
Brand new listing in a well-maintained walkup building. Great location REF 69995. Keith Tobas (Jul 2013)

Nearby Subway Stations

  • 1 2 3 86 St (0.15 mi)
  • 1 2 3 79 St (0.37 mi)
  • C A D B 81 St - Museum of Natural History (0.43 mi)
  • C A D B 86 St (0.45 mi)
  • 1 2 3 96 St (0.54 mi)

building details

Floors: 5
Units: 12
Floor area: 10330
Year built: 1900

Building Median Rents

2br: $3,200

Nearby Schools

The Global Learning Collaborative
High school
145 WEST 84 STREET
The Urban Assembly School For Green Careers
High school
145 WEST 84 STREET
Innovation Diploma Plus
High school
145 WEST 84 STREET
Frank Mc Court High School
High school
145 WEST 84 STREET
Louis D. Brandeis High School
High school
145 WEST 84 STREET
P.S. 009 Sarah Anderson
Elementary
100 WEST 84 STREET
M.S. 243 Center School
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
100 WEST 84 STREET
P.S. 166 The Richard Rodgers School Of The Arts An
Elementary
132 WEST 89 STREET
P.S. 290 Manhattan New School
Elementary
311 EAST 82 STREET
P.S. 006 Lillie D. Blake
Elementary
45 EAST 81 STREET