1260 AMSTERDAM AVE 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 1260 Amsterdam Ave

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. Transportation is very good with subway line on 116th St. Waqar Samad (Nov 2013)
Conveniently located near Columbia University Campus, Teachers College, Barnard College, Bank Street College, Manhattan School of Music, Touro College and City College of New York. This pre-war townhouse building with voice intercom has on-site super and is in very convenient location. Anwar Samad (Jul 2011)
With Columbia University and the Manhattan School of Music nearby, this unique Upper West Side neighborhood will make your New York experience unforgettable. It features plenty of storage space, a washer/dryer, windowed, eat-in kitchen and an ideal location near Columbia University. Located two blocks east of Riverside Park and the Hudson River. Walking distant to many trains (1/A/D/B/C/2/3) and buses. Located in a charming, pre-war building. Aash Jethra (Nov 2013)
This up and coming neighborhood boasts some of the best organic shops and restaurants that offer an easy going and friendly vibe. Moreover, Columbia University and transportation are also at a short distance. Jennifer Saavedra (Nov 2013)
Fully Equipped Vented Bar Club Restaurant Lounge located on Amsterdam Avenue in Harlem. CLELL TICKLE (Nov 2013)
Close to 1 Train, A, B, C, D Express and Local Trains and M60 Bus line. Jennifer Rouse (Feb 2013)

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Nearby Subway Stations

  • 1 125 St (0.33 mi)
  • C A D B 125 St (0.42 mi)
  • 1 116 St - Columbia University (0.45 mi)
  • C A D B 116 St (0.47 mi)

building details

Floors: 6
Units: 29
Floor area: 24248
Year built: 1901

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