1760 Third Avenue

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Contemporary Living in Classic New York

Discover the exclusive Upper East Side in this recently renovated, eco-conscious highrise. Imagine living just a couple of blocks away from Central Park and the city's Museum Mile- a stretch along 5th Avenue that boasts nine of the city’s (and world's!) best museums. Need we say more?


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Take a virtual tour of the newest residence available through EHS.  1760 Third Avenue is a 19-story high-rise, with newly renovated state-of-the-art everything!  Located in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, students and interns staying here are steps from the subway, moments from central park, and are surround by great places to dine and shop. This is student living at it’s finest.

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Can't make it to NYC to tour the EHS 1760 Third Avenue Residence? No sweat! We used an iPhone to create this quick video, shot as if you were touring the building and neighborhood yourself. Learn more by giving us a call at 800-297-4694. 

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1760 3rd Ave 	New York, NY 10029

1760 3rd Ave
New York, NY 10029

Contemporary Accommodations with High-tech Perks.

All students and interns residing at 1760 Third Avenue have access to a wealth of versatile amenities. Stay fit by working out in our 3,500 square foot, on-site fitness facility; save time with our modern laundry room with washing machines that text you when your laundry is done; and mingle with your neighbors playing pool in our game room or catching a movie in the screening room downstairs. As the first choice residence for international students, you’ll also make friends from countries around the world.

Fully Furnished Rooms

As with all of our residences, your room at 1760 Third Avenue comes fully furnished with designer beds, desks, and wardrobes/dressers that maximize living space. Many of the rooms come equipped with private kitchenettes, and there are also two full-sized communal kitchens. 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 single, double, or triple room, your comfort is our priority. Every room has a private attached bathroom—something you won’t find in most college dorms—and downstairs you will have 24-hour access to computers and a quiet study lounge.

Culture, Cuisine, and Couture

Yorkville is one of the most coveted and established neighborhoods in Manhattan, and home to gorgeous architecture and unparalleled fine-art institutions. Check out Van Gogh, Monet and Picasso at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; view the exquisite collections at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Guggenheim and the Whitney Museum of American Art. In the old Carnegie mansion you’ll find the Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Design, and nearby you can discover 19th Century masters like Renoir and Rembrandt at the Frick. And don’t forget the Jewish Museum, the City of New York Museum, and the countless galleries you can explore.

Living here, you’ll also savor extraordinary affordable restaurants and specialty food shops on every block. After dinner catch a free concert in Central Park or meet up with friends in Carl Schurz Park to take in the view over the East River. If shopping is your thing, you find everything from discount stores to chic boutiques to the upscale designer shops that line Park, Fifth and Madison Avenues.

Fast, Easy Transportation

The 6 train is located just two short blocks away at 96th Street and Lexington, and you’re one stop away from the 4/5 express trains at 86th street. There are also numerous buses in the area including the M96, M98, M101, M102, and M103.

  • 24-hour security
  • Live-in Student Life staff
  • Key-card entrance to residences and rooms
  • Fully furnished rooms (does not include linens)
  • 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
  • ATM in building
  • Vending machine in building

Available Room Styles

  • 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 single-person living space furnished with a private bathroom and captain’s bed with drawers, desk, desk chair and wardrobe.  This also includes a “kitchenette” with a refrigerator, microwave, a stovetop burner, sink and additional kitchen storage.  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).

  • 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.


This area is full of amenities and things to do.

Get great Mexican food above 96th street, play a game of pick-up soccer nearby Central Park, visit one of the many museums along Museum Mile, or catch a lecture at the renowned 92nd Street Y.

There are several pharmacies banks and grocery stores just around the corner, and the area is also full of coffee shops, affordable restaurants, and shopping.

Public Transportation: 6 train, and the M96, M98, M101, M102, M103 buses.


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The Staff

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    Yolanda Cruz

    Director of Student Life

    Yolanda Cruz is in charge of all buildings and around 5,000+ residents. Yolanda is a native of Houston Texas, she received a BS in Psychology from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, and she has been with Educational Housing Services since May of 2006. Previously, she was the Residence Director at the St. George/Clark residences for two years, and the Residence Director at the 1760 Third Avenue Residence.  Yolanda also does a lot of 'behind the scenes' work that is vital to EHS. Before joining EHS Yolanda was a Residence Director at Marymount Manhattan College, as well as a Residence Manager at Boston University.

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    James D. Wojtkiewicz

    Associate Director of Residence Life
    1760 Third Avenue

    James Wojtkiewicz joined the EHS New Yorker staff in August 2011.  As a New Jersey native, James received his Bachelor of Arts in History and Education from Monmouth University where he began his career in student life as a Resident Assistant.  After graduating from Monmouth University, James began his professional career in student life at Drew University as a Complex Residence Director.  During his four and a half years, James obtained his Masters of Letters (Liberal Arts) degree, as well as completed his coursework for his Doctor of Letters (Liberal Arts) degree. James is also a certified teacher for Social Studies in NJ.  James has posted office hours and is part of a 24 hour on-call rotation with other staff members.  James works closely with all of the schools and companies to ensure your stay is a pleasant one. He, along with all the other Residence Directors, works to ensure that each student is living in a secure, successful, and thriving living environment.

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    Margaret Van-Ess

    Associate Director of Student Life
    1760 Third Avenue

    Margaret graduated from the University at Albany with a Bachelors of Arts in 2004  and a Masters of Arts in Africana Studies in 2012. She joined EHS in the Spring of 2013 as a Resident Director  for the Marymount summer Residence. In the Fall of 2013, Margaret will co –supervise the RAs at  the 1760 Third Ave residence. She prides herself in great customer service and community development in residence halls. Before joining EHS, Margaret worked as a Graduate Assistant for Residential Life where she supervised 8 paraprofessional staff members. In her spare time, she enjoys working out, reading, and eating out at new restaurants.

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    Valerie LaBarbera

    Resident Advisor
    1760 Third Avenue

    Valerie is from Commack, NY and is currently a Finance and Investments major at Baruch College's Macaulay Honors College. Valerie enjoys watching the Big Bang Theory on TV to unwind, as well as singing along to her favorite movie, The Sound of Music. When she's not enjoying her favorite food -- pizza -- Valerie likes to indulge her sweet tooth with Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. When Valerie isn’t working in the Student Life Office, she is writing, baking, or practicing her dance moves. Valerie’s NYC bucket list includes: riding the tram to Roosevelt Island, developing her leadership and interpersonal skills, exploring different restaurants and foods, and trying just about everything! Valerie’s favorite thing about EHS is how helpful and kind the staff is. 

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    Valerie Auciello

    Resident Advisor
    1760 Third Avenue

    Valerie is from Holtsville, NY and is currently studying Marketing at Baruch College. She is a huge fan of the show Gossip Girl and spends her time listening to songs by John Mayer, such as "Gravity." Val is also very into pop music. Some of her favorite dishes include Spaghetti and Chicken Parm. Val’s sweet tooth woes are usually cured by dark chocolate and Hershey's chocolate bars with almonds. When she's not at work and school, she enjoys running, baking, and making homemade gifts (especially scrapbooks). Val has also competed at the national level for a really unusual sport called Race Walk. Curious to know more about it? Ask Val and she'd love to tell you. This summer Val plans to take a "food tour" of the Greenwich Village,  take a stroll in Central Park, and just explore more of NYC! Val states that “when you have free time, it's great getting lost in the city and finding little cafés and new places along the way. EHS is close to amazing locations right here in the city, making it easy to explore." 

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    Evan MacManus

    Resident Advisor
    1760 Third Avenue

    Evan MacManus hails from St. Peters, Missouri and attends Hunter College. He is currently studying Anthropology and Psychology, and enjoys singing in the school A Cappella group Hawkapella. His first trip to New York City was with his high school chorus group where he performed at Carnegie Hall. Evan hopes to be fluent in Spanish by the end of summer. He also hopes to visit Montauk for the picture-perfect beach scene. For residents, he recommends exploring the many different cultures in the diverse boroughs.

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    Michael Stiefel

    Resident Advisor
    1760 Third Avenue

    Mike Stiefel is a lover of knowledge and a student of Criminology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. In his spare time, he favors all genres of music and volunteering at the Philippine Consulate General. He loves to explore, whether it be the woods of his hometown in Connecticut or the sidewalks of New York City. He enjoys walking to campus and taking new paths to discover new favorites along the way. He suggests new residents do the same to get the most out of their home away from home.