1268 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 1268 Amsterdam Ave

Ideal for share, couples, students, and professionals who would love and enjoy plenty of surrounding parks, shopping, sidewalk eating cafes, relaxing open air lounges, and vibrant nightlife inside the Heart of New York's MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS. Allan Jimenez (Sep 2014)
This gem includes spacious living area, renovated granite kitchen with stainless steel appliances, beautiful tiled bathroom, hardwood floors, plenty of storage space, tons of natural light, high ceilings, and voice intercom. Only blocks away from Columbia University, Teachers College, and Barnard University and Subway(1/A/B/C/D) which is only a short ride to Central Park and the incredible Upper East and West Side. Damian Cipressi (Sep 2014)
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. Brian W. Murphy (Aug 2012)
condition hardwood throughout, exposed brick charm, high ceilings, ample closets/storage, lovely new tiled bathroom and brand new, modern kitchen with breakfast bar and SS appliances including dishwasher. Carson Lee (Jul 2013)
It features stainless steel appliances, dishwasher, polished wooden floors, queen size bedrooms, spacious dining room, large windows, granite countertops, walk-in closets and voice intercom. It has really nice hardwood floors and dark wood cabinetry so you can feel super classy even though you're most likely living on Ramen and Red Bull, trust me I've been there. John B. McGriskin (Jun 2014)
This prime area offers everything an manhattan area should offer within a few blocks radius, including supermarkets, restaurants, public transportations, night life and much much more. Richard Mansfield (Jun 2010)
Morningside Heights is almost synonymous with Columbia University, though the savvy local will be quick to point out many other landmarks in the neighborhood, like Riverside Church. Hossein Abadi (Mar 2012)
Located just seconds to Columbia University's main campus, grocery shopping at Fairway Market, fantastic restaurants on Amsterdam Ave and express trains to midtown in 10 minutes. Krista Warren (Sep 2014)
Not to mention tons of local grocery stores, laundromats, corner stores and cleaners with pick up and drop off services, schools, parks, restaurants with day and nightlife. Alexander Rodgers (Oct 2014)
Moments to the ABCD express station or 1 trains, Close to Harlem's Restaurant Row, including great spots like Lido, Vinateria, Chocolate, and Harlem Tavern, plus many more. Kaley Pruitt (Jul 2014)
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)
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)
Residents enjoy these remarkable places and the casual atmosphere of the neighborhood as a whole, as well as fantastic restaurants, bars, and high-end retail. Justin DiGiulio (Sep 2014)
Prime Morningside location, Superb dining and entertainment on block, Exposed white brick sets the tone, 1 Train, The A-C-D-B trains are accessible as well. Tim Heath (Oct 2014)

Nearby Subway Stations

  • 1 125 St (0.31 mi)
  • C A D B 125 St (0.41 mi)
  • 1 116 St - Columbia University (0.46 mi)
  • C A D B 116 St (0.48 mi)

building details

Floors: 5
Units: 16
Floor area: 10600
Year built: 1901

Building Median Rents

Studio: $1,695

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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