550 RIVERSIDE DR 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 550 Riverside Dr

This prewall building is well maintained plus a live-in super and very close to Riverside Park, Fairway shopping, restaurants, transportation at the corner of Broadway #1 train, #4, #5 Buses and Bx15 crosstown buses. Sa Mc (Jul 2011)
This building in its time was very luxurious with fancy architecture and a entrance way constructed from white marble walls with matching deco fireplace near the stairwell and Elevator. Angelo Stewart (May 2011)
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 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 (Jun 2011)
Gorgeous, Prewar 2Bedroom with Eat-in Kitchen, French Doors, Great Closet Space and Southern Exposure in Classic Prewar Elevator/Laundry Building. This beauty is just steps from Columbia, Barnard and Manhattan School of Music, so it is in the perfect spot for students or faculty. Jay W. Walker (Jan 2013)
7/1/11 Elevator Building with Laundry 1 bathroom Bright Big Closets Live-in Super Pets Allowed Easy Deal. Adriana Floarea (Jun 2011)
I have thousands of listings throughout Manhattan in every size, price range and neighborhood. Meagan Soloff (Jun 2011)

Nearby Subway Stations

  • 1 125 St (0.14 mi)

building details

Floors: 6
Units: 50
Floor area: 58560
Year built: 1926

Building Median Rents

4br: $4,400
2br: $2,450

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
  • I.S. 195 Roberto Clemente
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 625 WEST 133 STREET
  • New Design Middle School
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 625 WEST 133 STREET
  • P.S. 036 Margaret Douglas
  • Elementary
  • 123 MORNINGSIDE DRIVE
  • The Mott Hall School
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 71-111 CONVENT AVE
  • Columbia Secondary School
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 425 WEST 123 STREET
  • P.S. 161 Pedro Albizu Campos
  • K-8
  • 499 WEST 133 STREET
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