College students mingle with urbanites and professionals in Morningside Heights. Thanks to nearby Columbia University, local shops and cafes often cater to a youthful crowd in this neighbourhood. Diplomas aside, Morningside Heights’ riverside park offers plenty of recreational space and its simple restaurants sell cheap eats. Although this neighborhood’s coffee shops fill with studious co-eds by day, Morningside Heights’ streets tend to empty as the evening progresses.See places to stay Save this neighbourhood
An Academic Outpost in Upper Manhattan
Lots of students, very young neighbourhood, but definitely not stressful compared to Midtown or Downtown."
Quiet Escapes in Morningside Heights' Riverside Park
A very safe neighbourhood and very walkable. I will most likely stay there again on my return trip next year!"
Visited in 2012
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Kenn Tam is a Canadian photographer living and working in New York City's Manhattan, that specialises in portraits and street photography. And yes, he was that high school year book guy with a 50mm lens for a face.