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

(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)
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. Located blocks from Columbia University, City College of New York, Morningside Park, General Grant Memorial Park, and many other hot Manhattan areas. Hossein Abadi (Mar 2012)
(Please note that photos may be from model apartments located in the same building I have abundance of apartments across Manhattan and can help you find the right one. RICHARD BOISVERT (Jun 2013)
Live in Prime Upper West Side Location, within minutes of Central Park, All Subways, and the best Restaurants, Shops and Entertainment that the UWS has to offer. Scott Chisholm (Sep 2012)
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)
It is steps from numerous train lines, grocery stores, fun shops and boutiques, and an overwhelming assortment of restaurant, bar, and pub options. Bergen Cooper (Jan 2011)
Although this neighborhood’s coffee shops fill with studious co-eds by day, Morningside Heights’ streets tend to empty as the evening progresses. The living room/common room is perfect for relaxation after a long day at work/school as well as having all your friends over. Easily accessible via the 2/3/1/B/C trains, you'll have the bustle of New York at your fingertips, but never at your throat. Justin DiGiulio (Jun 2014)
Easy assess to the train (1, A, B, C, D) and the bus (m7 and m11 Amenities and great restaurants like Kitchenette are only steps away. Josiah Hyatt (Aug 2013)
Close to Harlem's Restaurant Row, including great spots like Lido, Vinateria, Chocolate, and Harlem Tavern, plus many more. Kaley Pruitt (Jul 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
  • 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