503 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 503 W 122nd St

Since outsiders rarely head uptown, neighborhood nightlife mostly consists of grad students avoiding dissertations in beer bars (1020 Bar undergrads avoiding papers with heavier drinking (The Heights Bar and Grill and residents avoiding that all in dives (Patrick Ryan's Columbia will regularly bring in word-class operas at the Miller Theater. Henry Goodison (May 2012)
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. Justin DiGiulio (Aug 2014)
With CENTRAL PARK less than a ten minute walk down the street and a staggering array of restaurants and wine bars peppering the neighborhood, come find out what all the buzz is about in Morningside Heights. Situated in the prime of Morningside, It is steps from numerous train lines, grocery stores, fun shops and boutiques, and an overwhelming assortment of restaurant, bar, and pub options. J. Jude Branco (Apr 2011)
Located in a beautifully maintained brown stone building off of Seminary Road, this 2bedroom has an ideal layout with equal-sized queen bedrooms, a separate eat-in kitchen, and very large living area. Jessica Pena (Nov 2013)
Charming walk-up located a block from Columbia University and Morningside Park, and not much further from City College, Manhattan School of Music, Riverside Park, and countless bars and restaurants. Brian W. Murphy (Apr 2013)
Renovated kitchen, ss appliances, dark cabinets and granite countertops, walk up bldg, close to columbia and city college, local restaurants, 20 mins away from midtown, close to 1 train. Daniel Mendez (Aug 2011)
Located on a beautiful tree lined block, Near all local neighborhood attractions such as restaurants parks, shops, Great price for a fantastic location will rent IMMEDIATELY. Cassandra Cali (Oct 2014)
Moments to the ABCD express station or 1 trains, Close to Harlems Restaurant Row, including great spots like Lido, Vinateria, Chocolate, and Harlem Tavern, plus many more. Kaley Pruitt (Oct 2013)
If this residence does not suit your specific needs, perhaps my residence on Saint Nicholas with its sprawling common area and glistening finishes would be a better fit. Jonathan Gartrelle (Oct 2014)
Modernized Kitchen, Stainless Steel Kitchen Appliances, Dishwasher, Granite Counters, Gleaming Tiled Bath, Natural Wood Floors, Brignt Rooms, Walk Up Building, Super. James Rivera (Apr 2014)

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Nearby Subway Stations

  • 1 125 St (0.32 mi)
  • 1 116 St - Columbia University (0.43 mi)
  • C A D B 125 St (0.44 mi)
  • C A D B 116 St (0.49 mi)

building details

Floors: 6
Units: 18
Floor area: 13500
Year built: 1905

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
The Urban Assembly Institute For New Technologies
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
509 WEST 129 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
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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