188 CLAREMONT 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 188 Claremont Ave

In the heart of Morningside Heights, within minutes from Riverside Park, Columbia, Manhattan School of Music, Union Theological Seminary, Jewish Theological Seminary, Fairway Market, Dinosaur Barbecue and the Broadway local train. Lesley Steiner (Aug 2012)
Walking distance from Columbia University, great location for anyone seeking a convenient space close to campus as well as pubs, restaurants, parks, and pleasures (Hudson biking/jogging paths are nearby for the physically active. This ultra-trendy neighborhood completes its super cool repertoire with alternative-looking street art and two-story murals. Justin DiGiulio (Aug 2013)
Short distance to Columbia University and City College, Shops on Broadway, amazing restaurants on Columbus or Amsterdam Ave, just minutes to the 1 subway line. Keiko Coleman (Jul 2014)
Bakeries, patisseries, bread markets, cafes, wine bars, and a diverse restaurant selection, including world-renowned jazz clubs and barbecue establishments. Close to the trains and close numerous schools, this neighborhood boasts an explosion of businesses any New Yorker would fall in love with. Situated in Morningside Heights, this building is in proximity to everything this vibrant and amazing neighborhood has to offer. Bergen Cooper (Apr 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 (May 2013)
You can enjoy the many restaurants and lounges in the area like Toast, Soundz Lounge, Panda Restaurant, Hudson River Cafe, or Cherry Lounge, to name a few. Laurie Nesbitt (May 2013)

apartments in this building

Nearby Subway Stations

  • 1 125 St (0.13 mi)
  • 1 116 St - Columbia University (0.56 mi)
  • C A D B 125 St (0.59 mi)

building details

Floors: 5
Units: 16
Floor area: 14050
Year built: 1905

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
I.S. 195 Roberto Clemente
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
625 WEST 133 STREET
P.S. 125 Ralph Bunche
Elementary
425 WEST 123 STREET
New Design Middle School
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
625 WEST 133 STREET
The Mott Hall School
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
71-111 CONVENT AVE
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