Living in NYC

NewYork-Presbyterian Housing

Royal Charter Properties/NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital housing portfolio consists of 946 apartments within walking distance to Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Apartment sizes range from studio to four bedrooms. There are 20 buildings located from West 164th Street to West 170th Street, between Broadway, Fort Washington and Haven Avenues. Eligibility for NewYork-Presbyterian housing is reliant upon being a full time hospital or Columbia University Medical Center employee. 

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Washington Heights/Inwood

Washington Heights is the neighborhood immediately surrounding CUIMC, whereas Inwood is just north, extending from either Fairview Avenue or Dyckman to the northern end of Manhattan. Attractions include multiple parks, most notably Inwood Hill Park and Fort Tryon Park, both large, hilly expanses of parkland along the Hudson River. Fort Tryon is also the location of the Cloisters (a division of the Metropolitan Museum of Art).

Upper West Side/Morningside Heights

These neighborhoods occupy the west side of Manhattan between Central Park and the Hudson River from the West 60s through approximately 125th Street. The entire neighborhood does share an easy commute to CUIMC. The A, C, and 1 trains run through these neighborhoods providing frequent convenient service to the hospital. It is probably for this reason that approximately 50% of the surgical residents tend to live in this neighborhood.

New Jersey

Bergen County is on the other side of the George Washington Bridge (GWB), in New Jersey. Within Bergen County, the towns of Edgewater, Cliffside Park, Fairview, Ridgefield, Fort Lee, Palisades Park, Englewood, Tenafly and Cresskill are particularly accessible to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

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