Morningside Heights

Morningside Heights

Neighborhood

Morningside Heights is bounded by 125th St to the north, 110th St to the south, the Hudson River to the west, and Morningside Park to the east. Historical Landmarks: Grant’s Tomb is located at W.122nd St and Riverside Drive.

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What to do

PARKS AND RECREATION

The area is best known for its abundance of college and universities: Columbia University, Teachers College, Barnard College, the Manhattan School of Music, Bank Street College of Education, the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, the Riverside Church, Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York, Jewish Theological Seminary of America, Interchurch Center and St. Luke's Hospital.

GROCERIES AND SUPERMARKETS

Westside Market

For fresh produce and groceries available 24/7, check out the Westside Market on Brodway and 110th.

SHOPPING

Jack’s Art Gallery

Ivy League Stationers on Amsterdam and 119th carries school and business supplies, stationery, and Columbia sweatshirts. Need to frame that recent diploma? Jack’s Art Gallery on Broadway and 111th is the place! Got a loose screw or missing a bathtub stopper? Check out University Housewares on Broadway between 113th and 114th. This is a walking city, and when you break a heel, Carlos is your man! Head to Carlos Shoe Repair on Broadway between 110th and 111th for all your footwear upkeep needs. Flowers by Valli on Broadway between 110th and 111th provides gorgeous flowers for every occasion.

FITNESS

My Gym Harlem

The Dodge Physical Fitness Center at 3030 Broadway features a pool, basketball courts, running track, weights and other fitness equipment. Basic membership also includes towel and locker service! My Gym Harlem on 123rd and Saint Nicholas Avenue is the place to go for a unique fitness experience for the entire family. My Gym’s facility and program is designed to build physical fitness and cognitive development for children aged 6 weeks-10 years of age through a cohesive program comprised of dance, music, sports, games, gymnastics and more. Kids will have a blast while also building social skills and confidence.

Where to eat and drink

COFFEE SHOPS, BAKERIES, & MORE

Bakery Joe

For an Italian cafe experience, head over to Artopolis Espresso , located on Amsterdam & 113th St. Another Italian favorite is Max Caffe on Amsterdam and 123rd St.

RESTAURANTS AND NIGHTLIFE

Nikko

In addition to Max Caffe, there's Max Soha, an Italian restaurant by the same owner. More Italian? Check out St. Pisticci on La Salle and Broadway. If you're in the mood for some comfort food, The Kitchenette is located on Amsterdam and 122nd St. Le Monde is a great French option, located on Broadway & 111th. And just down the street on Broadway & 112th is Community Food and Juice, offering your eclectic american favorites. Grab some chicken tikka masala and all your other Indian cravings at Ajanta on Amsterdam & 120th. Vegertarian? Try Maoz on Broadway & 110th or VegeNation on 115th and Broadway.

Transportation

TRAINS, BUSES, AND CABS

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Trains: The 1 Trian runs along Broadway and makes stops at 110th, 116th, and 125th St.

Buses: The M5 bus runs north and south along Riverside Drive. The M60 bus starts at 105th and Broadway and runs along Broadway and Amsterdam Ave and heads east along 125th St to Laguardia Airport. The M4 bus runs along Broadway and then turns at 110th Street crosstown. The M11 bus heads north on Amsterdam Ave. MTA Link