1270 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 1270 Amsterdam Ave

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. Best known for its role in creating the 1920s cultural movement, the Harlem Renaissance, the neighborhood still celebrates its African American roots and vibrant culture. From the galleries of its iconic theatres to the dusky insides of its monumental jazz clubs, Harlem's influential rhythm permeates the persevering neighborhood. Although this neighborhood’s coffee shops fill with studious co-eds by day, The Upper West Side’ streets tend to empty as the evening progresses. Justin DiGiulio (Aug 2014)
Also, minutes away from the main campus of Columbia University with direct access to public transportation (M11, M60, M4, M104, and 1 train close to various shopping/restaurant venues, literally avenues away from amazing nightlife like Dinosaur BBQ, Hudson River Cafe, as well as down the block from Amsterdam Lounge. Hossein Abadi (Aug 2012)
If you cant come up with extra security and making less then the income requirements or you are a student you will need to use a guarantor which will need to earn in between 80-100 times the asking rent. Javon Swindell (Jan 2014)
But who needs the MTA when you're walking distance from grocery stores, laundromats, bars, famous restaurants like Dinosaur Bar-B-Que and Tom's Restaurant, and both Riverside and Central Parks. Brian W. Murphy (Apr 2013)
Located in the gorgeous neighborhood of Morningside Heights, only steps away from Columbia and the subway, surrounded by parks and some very beautiful New York City architecture. Aaron Kinney (Jun 2014)
Located on a charming walk-up building features Exposed bricks, Hardwood floors, stainless steel kitchen appliances, Right around public transportation, restaurants, and more. Richard Sevilla (Jul 2014)
(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)
It is steps from numerous train lines, grocery stores, fun shops and boutiques, an an overwhelming assortment of restaurant, bar, and pub options. J. Jude Branco (Aug 2014)
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Nearby Subway Stations

  • 1 125 St (0.31 mi)
  • C A D B 125 St (0.41 mi)
  • 1 116 St - Columbia University (0.47 mi)
  • C A D B 116 St (0.48 mi)

building details

Floors: 5
Units: 16
Floor area: 10618
Year built: 1926

Building Median Rents

Studio: $1,723

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