Apartments For Rent in Morningside Heights, Manhattan
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Morningside Heights Guide
What are the schools, restaurants and shopping like in Morningside Heights?
Residents will value that no matter where their house is situated in Morningside Heights, both primary and secondary schools are nearby. Locals benefit from public and private elementary schools. As far as food is concerned, property renters in Morningside Heights will welcome that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away. In addition, there are about 30 restaurants and a few cafes to enjoy in Morningside Heights. It is also convenient to reach a selection of clothing stores on foot, for instance on Broadway.
What are the best ways to get around in Morningside Heights?
This part of the city permits house renters to move around by several alternative means of transportation. Traveling on foot is very practical for residents in Morningside Heights; all common errands can be run on foot, and various businesses are nearby. Commuting by bicycle is also convenient in this part of the city as there are a good number of bike lanes. The public transit network in Morningside Heights is especially convenient owing to 116 St - Columbia University Station with access to the 1 | Broadway - 7 Avenue Local Line, and a few nearby bus lines. Commuting by car is also easy in this area as the majority of houses for rent are relatively close to a highway.
What's it like to live in Morningside Heights?
Those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces will feel at home in Morningside Heights. Finding bustling streets in this part of the city is easy. Although the nightlife is limited, there are a very large number of people around most of the time. The greenery in this part of New York is reasonably prominent; there are a few parks close by for residents to explore, including Riverside Park and Morningside Park, which makes them very easy to access. Residents will also find that the tree canopy coverage for the majority of streets is reasonably good.
What kinds of homes are available in Morningside Heights?
In Morningside Heights, almost all dwellings are large apartment buildings, while small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. Most of the housing growth in this area occurred prior to the 1960s. This neighborhood is primarily composed of one bedroom and two bedroom homes. About 80% of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by renters and 20% are occupied by owners.