488 AMSTERDAM AVE in Upper West Side

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

  • 23% Pre War
  • 23% Luxury Highrise
  • 13% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 12% Brownstone
  • 8% Walk-Up
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Descriptions of 488 Amsterdam Ave

Near multiple forms of transportation, central park and all the great places that makes the Upper West Side an amazing place area to live in. Gabriel Mayorga (Aug 2014)
Within the area are Central park, Museum of Natural History, fine restaurants, trendy bars, and specialty stores. Transportation is very good, where the subway station is only a few blocks away. Sasy Elya (Aug 2012)
Steps from central park, transportation restaurants and in the midst of vibrant upper west side life style. Prime location. Lena Maros (Mar 2014)
Convenient to all shopping and major transportation on Broadway. Great local restaurants nearby. Pet friendly Building. Eric Hamm (May 2014)

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Nearby Subway Stations

  • 1 2 3 86 St (0.17 mi)
  • 1 2 3 79 St (0.28 mi)
  • C A D B 81 St - Museum of Natural History (0.45 mi)
  • C A D B 86 St (0.52 mi)

building details

Floors: 5
Units: 8
Floor area: 9375
Year built: 1940

Nearby Subway Stations

  • 1 2 3 86 St (0.17 mi)
  • 1 2 3 79 St (0.28 mi)
  • C A D B 81 St - Museum of Natural History (0.45 mi)
  • C A D B 86 St (0.52 mi)

Nearby Schools

  • Frank Mc Court High School
  • High school
  • 145 WEST 84 STREET
  • The Urban Assembly School For Green Careers
  • High school
  • 145 WEST 84 STREET
  • The Global Learning Collaborative
  • High school
  • 145 WEST 84 STREET
  • Innovation Diploma Plus
  • 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. 087 William Sherman
  • Elementary
  • 160 WEST 78 STREET
  • The Anderson School
  • K-8
  • 100 WEST 77 STREET
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