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. Big sunfilled windows line the tall walls and accentuate the lovely details trimming this pad, like the handsome wide-plank hardwood floors, pre-war moldings, fine fixtures A few short blocks to the 1 will keep you connected to the rest of the city while maintaining the tranquility and civility of uptown living. 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. 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 (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)
A perfect share for students new to the area that want a safe neighborhood and affordable pricepoint with each room being large and of equal size all with large closet space. Kitchen comes renovated and equipped with house hold appliances all stainless steel, the building has a live in super, voice intercom and approved pets only. John B. McGriskin (Jul 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
  • 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