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Downtown Elegance with Historic Charm
Completed and opened in August 2007, the 55 John Street Residence brings EHS’s customized, first-rate amenities to the heart of New York City’s Financial District. Full of winding cobblestone streets and dazzling architecture, this is one of the most historic and fascinating neighborhoods in the city—and true to its name, this area is home to the New York Stock Exchange and Wall Street.
Residents at 55 John Street will also enjoy unmatched proximity to all of the city’s downtown destinations: TriBeCa, SoHo, South Street Seaport, Battery Park, the West Side Esplanade, and of course Pace University are all within walking distance.
All the customized, first-rate amenities of Educational Housing Services, in the heart of New York City’s Financial District — welcome to the 55 John Street experience. Residents living here can enjoy unmatched proximity to all of the city’s downtown destinations, including Pace University, South Street Seaport, and the glamorous neighborhoods of TriBeCa and SoHo.
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Quality living, and a cool community.
All students and interns residing at 55 John Street live in double and triple-occupancy rooms with large windows and private bathrooms. You can play pool or catch your favorite TV show in the activities lounge, check your email on one of the public computers, practice your cooking techniques in one of three communal kitchens, or study for a test in the quiet lounge. A fully equipped fitness center is also available on-site for round-the-clock use.
Fully Furnished Rooms
As with all of our residences, your room at 55 John Street comes fully furnished with designer beds, desks, and wardrobes/dressers that maximize living space. Plus free high-speed Internet, TV with cable, refrigerator/microwave, and local phone service means from day one you’ll never miss a beat. Whether you prefer a double or triple room, your comfort is our priority.
The city at your fingertips.
Many affordable restaurants and retail stores coexist among the neighborhood’s more extravagant options and provide great New York City activities. Visit the famous graves at historic Trinity Church; board an antique ship that has been converted into a floating museum at South Street Seaport; watch the construction at the new World Trade Center site; eat dim sum in Chinatown; check out modern art at the New Museum; or take a ride on the Staten Island Ferry.
In nearby TriBeCa you just might bump into a famous actor on your way to a movie; you can taste authentic gelato in famed Little Italy; there are a wealth of high and low-end retail stores in SoHo; and the West Side Esplanade is a perfect place to ride a bike or jog.
Fast, Easy Transportation
With a generous selection of subways nearby—including the 4, 5, A, C, J, Z, 2, 3, N, and R trains. 55 John Street residents are just one stop from Brooklyn and never far from any of the city’s other cultural treasures.
- 24-hour security
- Live-in Student Life staff
- Key-card entrance to residences
- Key-card entrance to rooms
- Fully furnished rooms
- Air conditioning
- Refrigerator in room
- Microwave in room
- Bathroom in room
- Cable TV in room
- High-speed internet access in room
- Unlimited local and long-distance phone service
- Laundry facilities in building
- Communal kitchens
- Gym facilities
- Communal lounges
- Public computers
- Vending machines
Available Room Styles
A triple occupancy living space furnished with loft beds, desks, desk chairs and wardrobes or a closet. “Loft” style beds have desks underneath for efficient use of space. A bathroom and refrigerator are also provided within the room. All residences except Marymount also have a television.
A triple occupancy living space furnished with either captain’s beds with drawers or beds with dressers, desks, desk chairs and wardrobes or a closet. A bathroom and refrigerator are also provided within the room. All residences except Marymount also have a television.
A double occupancy living space furnished with either captain’s beds with drawers or beds with dressers, desks, desk chairs and wardrobes or a closet. A bathroom and refrigerator are also provided within the room. All residences except Marymount also provide a television in each room.
A larger version of a single-person living space furnished with a captain’s bed with drawers or bed with a dresser, desk, desk chair and wardrobe or closet. A television, private bathroom, and refrigerator are also provided within the room (except Marymount).
Lots of amenities in this gorgeous historical neighborhood
Great affordable restaurants abound in this neighborhood, and there are plenty of upscale options too. Several grocery stores and pharmacies are just steps from the 55 John Street Residence. There is a bank and coffee shop literally across the street, and countless more in the area—and of course Pace University is only a few blocks away.
Public Transportation: 4, 5, A, C, J, Z, 2, 3, N, and R trains
Radio City Christmas Spectacular
EHS offers discounted tickets to one of NYC's greatest holiday shows. Featuring countless thrills and surprises, as well as NYC's own Rockettes, Radio City Christmas Spectacular is a must see!
2010 Coat Drive
EHS joins forces with NY Cares to help keep NYC warm. Drop off old, gently-used and laundered coats, as well as any old clothes you would like to donate. Let's lend a helping hand (or sleeve!) to those out in the cold this winter. Also, residents receive a donut when they donate.
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