3139 BROADWAY 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 3139 Broadway

Since outsiders rarely head uptown, neighborhood nightlife mostly consists of grad students avoiding dissertations in beer bars (1020 Bar undergrads avoiding papers with heavier drinking (The Heights Bar and Grill and residents avoiding that all in dives (Patrick Ryan's Columbia will regularly bring in word-class operas at the Miller Theater. Restaurants The Columbia kids have many long-standing quick favorites such as the giant slices of Koronet Pizza or the quick Middle Eastern food of Amir's. Henry Goodison (Jul 2012)
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. Justin DiGiulio (Jul 2014)
Neighborhood attractions include Amazing restaurants (Dinosaur BBQ, Floridita, Jin Ramen, El Porton) Beautiful parks (Riverside Park, Sakura Park, West Harlem Piers Park) Multiple colleges and universities (Columbia University, Manhattan School of Music, City College) and convenient transportation on the 1 train and several bus lines. Layla Sotelo (May 2014)
Mexican Grill, Fairway Supermarket, Floridita Cuban Restaurant, Hana Sushi, Oasis Juice Bar, Subway's, Sushi-Sushi, Toast Bar, Steps to Riverside Park, West Harlem Piers Park, and much more. Rick Hernandez (Jul 2013)
Steps to Columbia U, Barnard, Manhattan School of Music, Union Theological Seminary, etc, Riverside Park, great coffee shops, restaurants, laundry around the corner. Linda Childs (Oct 2013)
This Pre War Building is known for it's High Ceilings, Original Moldings, Marble Entry, Elevator, Extra Large Rooms and Fabulous Location with Laundry in Basement. Hossein Abadi (Apr 2011)
With spacious apts, hi ceilings, hardwood floors, modern fixtures and appliances and charm galore on lovely block near riverside park, subway and columbia 'u'. Srdjan Stojanovic (Jan 2011)
Only blocks away from Columbia 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 2013)

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Nearby Subway Stations

  • 1 125 St (0.15 mi)
  • 1 116 St - Columbia University (0.53 mi)
  • C A D B 125 St (0.57 mi)

building details

Floors: 6
Units: 26
Floor area: 25412
Year built: 1905

Nearby Subway Stations

  • 1 125 St (0.15 mi)
  • 1 116 St - Columbia University (0.53 mi)
  • C A D B 125 St (0.57 mi)

Nearby Schools

  • I.S. M286 Renaissance Military Leadership Academy
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 509 WEST 129 STREET
  • Academy For Social Action: A College Board School
  • Secondary School
  • 509 WEST 129 STREET
  • Urban Assembly School For The Performing Arts
  • High school
  • 509 WEST 129 STREET
  • The Urban Assembly Institute For New Technologies
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 509 WEST 129 STREET
  • 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
  • The Mott Hall School
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 71-111 CONVENT AVE
  • I.S. 195 Roberto Clemente
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 625 WEST 133 STREET
  • P.S. 129 John H. Finley
  • K-8
  • 425 WEST 130 STREET
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