505 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 505 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. If you ever do want to leave this marvelous neighborhood, the (A, B, C, D,1 express and local) trains will take you anywhere in Manhattan your heart may desire. Diplomas aside, Morningside Heights riverside park offers plenty of recreational space and its simple restaurants sell cheap eats. Justin DiGiulio (Jul 2014)
All of your entertainment is just steps away such as the scenic views of Riverside Park and the Henry Hudson River, the markets and shops of Broadway and Amsterdam Avenues, or the little neighborhood secrets that become the favorites of any Columbia University student. Gregory Crisci (Mar 2013)
(Columbia University, Barnard College, Union Theological Seminary, New York Theological Seminary, Jewish Theological Seminary of America, Manhattan School of Music, Teachers College, Bank Street College of Education. Only blocks away from Columbia University and Subway(1/A Close by to plenty of great restaurants, nightlife, and parks such as Central Park and Riverside Park. Brian W. Murphy (Aug 2012)
Baby steps to Columbia University making it prime location for students that want a convenient walk to Campus located near the 1 subway station, Great local restaurants nearby, Only 20 Minutes to Midtown. John B. McGriskin (Jun 2014)
Living close to the train is always a plus, as you breeze through the neighborhood youll be welcomed by the jazz music, menu options, and cultural significance of the ever evolving community. Alexis Flakes (Jun 2012)
1ST, LAST MONTH RENT, AND 1-MONTH SECURITY DEPOSIT, Strong credit and letter of employment, letter of acceptance and tri-state guarantor accepted, all others extra security, broker full fee. Rosa Ann Bryant (Aug 2012)
Renovated kitchen, ss appliances, dark cabinets and granite countertops, walk up bldg, close to columbia and city college, local restaurants, 20mins away from midtown, close to 1 train. Daniel Mendez (Aug 2011)
Pretty street one block from Morning side Park in the heart of Columbia University and City College1 Train, A, B, C, D Express and Local Trains and M60 Bus line. Bernie Wright (Jul 2013)
Building is located on a beautiful and quiet tree lined block conveniently near major transportation, gourmet restaurants, shops, bars, grocery stores and more. Yasin Minhas (Jun 2014)
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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: 18
Floor area: 13500
Year built: 1905

Building Median Rents

2br: $2,795

Nearby Schools

  • P.S. 036 Margaret Douglas
  • Elementary
  • 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