Best streets in Morningside Heights

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Ranked 1st best street in Morningside Heights

"Morning Side Park is Beautiful to See"

- hhusted
If you ever want to see beauty on a street, you need to go the corner of Morningside Drive and E. 118th St. Morningside Dr. runs alongside Morning Side Park. It is because of this park that makes the...
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West 118 St

Ranked 2nd best street in Morningside Heights

"Like the area a lot."

- Cheesewrites
I like Uptown because it's really casual and seemingly more normal than some other areas of the city and 118th Street fits the bill. Small businesses and residential buildings sit in the shadows of Co...
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West 120 St

Ranked 3rd best street in Morningside Heights

"A Little Africa in New York City"

- markahorn
As Africans immigrated to New York City for a better life many landed in Harlem. Since the largest number of immigrants from Africa come from Senegal the neighborhood they settled in is called Little...
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West 122 St

Ranked 4th best street in Morningside Heights

"Take A Look at the Harlem Renaissance"

- Macsizzle
This is a great area, filled with stores, hair salons, brownstones, and real Harlem culture. A local described this area as “fun.” The people are fun and friendly and the block is home to one of many...
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West 112 St

Ranked 5th best street in Morningside Heights

"Homey, quiet and peaceful "

- Cheesewrites
Bank Street College of Education is on 112th St. as is St. Johns, a sprawling church that is just gorgeous in it's own respect. Riverside Park offers a nice retreat into nature as does Central Park. C...
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Ranked 6th best street in Morningside Heights

"Columbia University - College Walk!"

- katiec
On W 116th st between Broadway and Amsterdam lies Columbia University and in between those avenues, the street is closed to traffic. Instead, it’s the heart of the Columbia campus, called College Wal...
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Ranked 7th best street in Morningside Heights

"Lovely and lively"

- Cheesewrites
Amsterdam Avenue offers a little bit of everything but it stays true to it's name with a real flare for the nightlife and maybe a bit of the seedy underground. Columbia and Yeshiva both have campuses...
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Ranked 8th best street in Morningside Heights

"Filled with Columbia kids"

- katiec
Although W 111th st is a few blocks away from Columbia University’s main campus, it still bustles with Columbia kids who live near the street. One of the highlights of W 111th st and Broadway is Koro...
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West 113 St

Ranked 9th best street in Morningside Heights

"Lots of college kids"

- katiec
I’ve lived on W 113th st for a few years. It consists of three Columbia dorms and a few Columbia frat houses. It does get noisy at times, especially during weekend nights when lots of frat kids are...
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West 114 St

Ranked 10th best street in Morningside Heights

"Annoying frat kids"

- katiec
On W 114th st, between Broadway and Amsterdam is Columbia University’s frat row. The whole street is basically filled with houses of Columbia fraternities and sororities so you really don’t want to l...
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Ranked 11th best street in Morningside Heights

"Heart of Columbia University"

- katiec
W 117th st, west of the Morningside Park is the heart of Columbia University and Barnard College. If you’re in the area, a notable Columbia building to see is St. Paul’s Chapel, which is utterly gorg...
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