515 W 122ND ST in Morningside Heights

Morningside Heights

Good transportation Near park LGBT-popular Young crowd

Morningside Heights is located in the northernmost section of the Upper West Side. Despite its geographical location on the UWS, Morningside Heights is referred to by many today as “Greater Harlem.”.

Some also refer to it as SoHa, meaning “south of Harlem.” Before any of these names, however, the neighborhood was known in the 17th century as Vandewater's Heights.

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Building Mix

  • 32% Pre War
  • 20% Walk-Up
  • 15% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 8% Elevator Building
  • 6% New Building
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Descriptions of 515 W 122nd St

Morningside Heights has many charming restaurants and stores, not to mention a lively nightlife, so it is not simply a place for those who are in search of a quiet, historically hallowed area (although it certainly is that too It marries the Ivy League splendor of Columbia University with the notorious neighborliness of the Upper West Side. Located right across Columbia University, so you can step out the building and you are right in front of the campus. A short walk to the 1 train if you ever feel the need to step out of this great area. Justin DiGiulio (Jul 2014)
John's the divine, Columbia University, Barnard College, Manhattan School of Music, Central Park, Riverside Park, fine restaurants, cafes, outside eatries, trendy bars, and specialty stores. Waqar Samad (Nov 2013)
Located in the gorgeous neighborhood of Morningside Heights, only steps away from Columbia and the subway, surrounded by parks and some very beautiful New York City architecture. Aaron Kinney (Jun 2014)
In the heart of Columbia, Miller Theatre, Amsterdam, Riverside Park, Citi-Bank, Domino's, Dunkin Donuts, Apple Tree Supermarket, and Pisticci. Uchenna Onyia (Jul 2014)
So many parks in the neighborhood to spend with friends, or play sports, go for a stroll after a long school, or work day. Elisabeth Boris (Aug 2014)
This fully renovated beauty is located on a great Columbia Block and has just wrapped up a gut renovation. I have thousands of listings throughout Manhattan in every size, price range and neighborhood. Jay W. Walker (Jun 2012)

Nearby Subway Stations

  • 1 125 St (0.32 mi)
  • 1 116 St - Columbia University (0.42 mi)
  • C A D B 125 St (0.45 mi)
  • C A D B 116 St (0.49 mi)

building details

Floors: 6
Units: 32
Floor area: 25017
Year built: 1907

Building Median Rents

3br: $3,195

Nearby Schools

P.S. 036 Margaret Douglas
Elementary
123 MORNINGSIDE DRIVE
Columbia Secondary School
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
425 WEST 123 STREET
P.S. 125 Ralph Bunche
Elementary
425 WEST 123 STREET
P.S. 180 Hugo Newman
K-8
370 WEST 120 STREET
Urban Assembly School For The Performing Arts
High school
509 WEST 129 STREET
Academy For Social Action: A College Board School
Secondary School
509 WEST 129 STREET
The Urban Assembly Institute For New Technologies
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
509 WEST 129 STREET
I.S. M286 Renaissance Military Leadership Academy
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
509 WEST 129 STREET
P.S. 129 John H. Finley
K-8
425 WEST 130 STREET
The Mott Hall School
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
71-111 CONVENT AVE
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