Then and Now: 120th & Amsterdam

| July 24, 2014

In 1895, Amsterdam Avenue was the main thoroughfare through Morningside Heights.

house in black and white

120th Street And Amsterdam Avenue, Northwest Corner, Winter 1895-96.



You can see the roof of Teachers College Main Hall (now known as Zankel) in the background behind the house on the corner. Now, Whittier Hall occupies that corner of 120th St. and Amsterdam Ave.

building on corner

120th Street And Amsterdam Avenue, Northwest Corner, Summer 2014.