Morningside Heights

Manhattan

Summary

Median rental price: $2,850, min $1,550 - max $7,235

Why?
Not great commute
Touristy
Not great community
Not hip
Not great for nightlife
Not for families
Too noisy
Not diverse
Not great for shopping
Too trendy
Not great for dining
Too residential
Too diverse
Not green enough
Not safe
Too quiet
Too commercial
Not artsy
Not LGBT friendly
No good schools
Naah, not for me

Commute

There are 3 subway stops and these subway lines:

Crime level

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Average, rank #171 of all neighborhoods

Noise level

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Average, rank #84 of all neighborhoods

Neighboorhood Reviews

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Great for

  • Schools
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Safe & Sound
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Internet Access

Not great for

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Who lives here?

  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Students
“Morningside Heights – Transient Students & Long-Time Residents“

You won’t find a more diverse neighborhood in Manhattan than Morningside Heights. Some people consider it part of the Upper West Side while others think of it as part of Harlem, but it is really its own special place. Its northern and southern boundaries are 125th Street and West 110th Street; it... Read more

Debbie1328 • Mar 14, 2012
“Morningside Heights: Quiet and Well Kept with a lovely park (Riverside Park)“

Morningside Heights is a best kept secret for those who live uptown. Near Columbia University, it offers lots of apartments of various types which are rather spacious, but at a more affordable rate than downtown because of its proximity to Harlem. While the university and neighborhood is rather c... Read more

megagirl • Dec 31, 2011
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Restaurants (28)

Fast Food / Pizza / Sandwiches (9)

BBQ Joints (1)

Diners (2)

Salad Places (1)

Gastropubs (1)

Food Courts & Trucks (14)

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Shopping (13)

Pharmacies & Doctors' Offices (11)

Dog Run & Pet Services (1)

Laundry & Dry Cleaning (3)

Banks (5)

Playgrounds (10)

What do you think about this neighborhood?

Why?
Not great commute
Touristy
Not great community
Not hip
Not great for nightlife
Not for families
Too noisy
Not diverse
Not great for shopping
Too trendy
Not great for dining
Too residential
Too diverse
Not green enough
Not safe
Too quiet
Too commercial
Not artsy
Not LGBT friendly
No good schools
Naah, not for me