1272 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 1272 Amsterdam Ave

Baby steps north of Columbia's main campus and straddling the A, C, B, D and 1 trains, the massive space comes with stainless steel kitchen appliances and granite countertops, authentic hardwood floors, big windows for full sunlight, and a clean tiled bathroom for soothing the strains of work and school. 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. Justin DiGiulio (Oct 2013)
Your front door is literally steps to Columbia University's Main Gate and highly convenient to Barnard College, Union Theological Seminary, New York Theological Seminary, Jewish Theological Seminary of America, Manhattan School of Music, Teachers College, and City College. Granite countertops, with bar seating Stainless steel appliances including dishwasher Darkwood cabinetry Contemporary and spacious bathroom Exposed brick Perfect location near groceries, restaurants, and laundry. Allan Jimenez (Apr 2014)
Close to 1 train, A/D express trains and M60 bus line Must make total income of 40 x the rent and have good credit If you like this residential space please send me a message with your telephone number and e-mail address so we can make an appointment to see the place. Carlos Suarez (Feb 2011)
You Can Grab a Bite at a Number of Fine Dining Restaurants with a Wide Range of Cuisines From Around the World Along Amsterdam Avenue a Short Walk Away Like Ethiopian at Massawa, Asian Fusion at Nikko or Italian at Sezz Medi. Alan Robeson (Nov 2012)
It features exposed brick, completely renovated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, large windows with lots of natural sunlight, wide open rooms, in-building super, and high ceilings, and a completely renovated kitchen. Mariesa Valentino (Mar 2014)
Only blocks away from The City College of New York, Columbia Medical and only a stone's throw to the Subway(1/C) which is only a short ride to Central Park and the incredible Upper East and West Side. Brian W. Murphy (Jul 2012)
Living close to the train is always a plus, as you breeze through the neighborhood youll be welcomed by the jazz music, menu options, and cultural significance of the ever evolving community. Alexis Flakes (Jun 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)
This is a PRIME location because are surrounded by Dinosaur BBQ, FAIRWAY, Mel's Bar and Burger, and everything that this amazing neighborhood has to offer. Jessica Lit (Mar 2014)
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Nearby Subway Stations

  • 1 125 St (0.3 mi)
  • C A D B 125 St (0.39 mi)
  • C A D B 116 St (0.48 mi)
  • 1 116 St - Columbia University (0.49 mi)

building details

Floors: 5
Units: 16
Floor area: 10610
Year built: 1926

Building Median Rents

Studio: $1,895
2br: $2,450

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