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No Sleep Til Brooklyn
It'll be hard not to fall in love with this residence's location, just one subway stop away from Manhattan in one of the world's most premier neighborhoods, Brooklyn Heights. You'll be just a quick subway ride away from Jay-Z's new Barclays Center and TV and movie shoots such as HBO's Girls. Plus, residents will live among more than 60,000 college students also living in the area, thanks to the 11 institutions of higher learning located nearby.
The newly renovated St. George Weller shares an expansive lobby and student center with the St. George Clark and St. George Studio residences.
Welcome to majestic Brooklyn Heights. Located in one of New York City’s most desirable neighborhoods, The St. George property occupies the site of the former St. George Hotel. Residents staying here are just one subway stop from lower Manhattan, and are steps from the shopping and restaurants on Montague Street, and the breathtaking views of Manhattan at the Brooklyn Promenade.
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Ample room to study and socialize.
All students and interns residing at the St. George Weller have access to a cutting-edge, 8,300-square foot student community center located on the building’s main floor. Here you can make dinner with friends in our bistro kitchen, hold a study group in the library, watch a movie in the screening room, or play pool while catching a game on a flat screen TV. Furthermore, residents are eligible for a complimentary membership to the Eastern Athletic Club, located next door.
Fully Furnished Rooms
As with all of our residences, your room at the St. George Weller comes fully furnished with designer beds, desks, and wardrobes/dressers that maximize living space. Plus free Wi-Fi access, TV with cable, refrigerator/microwave, and local phone service in every room 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 bathroom, and downstairs you will have 24-hour access to iPads in the lobby and an on-site laundry room.
A Breathtaking View of Manhattan
Brooklyn Heights has been a historically preserved district for over 40 years. It boasts safe, tree-lined streets, classic brownstones, and picturesque mansions. Steps from the St. George Weller, is the popular Brooklyn Promenade—a half-mile-long stretch on the waterfront with breathtaking views of the Statue of Liberty, the Manhattan skyline and the majestic Brooklyn Bridge. Lined with flowerbeds, trees, benches and playgrounds, it is a perfect place to walk, bike, skate, or jog.
The neighborhood is also full great places to eat, friendly coffee shops, several groceries stores, banks, dry cleaners, and pharmacies. And nearby Montague and Fulton Streets are basically outdoor malls.
Fast, Easy Transportation
So close to the subway, you don’t need an umbrella when it rains.
The 2/3 train’s Clark Station is literally right at the doorstep of the St. George Weller, and there are over six additional subway lines within a short walking distance. From here you can get you anywhere you need to go, and fast.
- 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
- Bathroom in room
- Cable TV in room
- Wi-Fi access
- Unlimited local and long distance phone service
- Laundry facilities in building
- Communal kitchens
- Gym facilities
- Communal lounges
- ATM in building
- Vending machines in building
Available Room Styles
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 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 private bathroom, refrigerator, and television are also provided within the room (except Marymount).
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).
Brooklyn Heights is great for a stroll, quiet streets and beautiful buildings.
You’ll find a grocery store/pharmacy, a coffee shop, plus several restaurants and bodegas literally right next door to the St. George Weller Residence. Down the street is a small cinema, and a larger Cineplex is a five-minute walk away.
Within walking distance you’ll also find a large post office, several banks, grocery stores, Smith Street’s “restaurant row”, DUMBO’s galleries, and great shopping on Montague Street, Atlantic Avenue, and at the Fulton Street Mall.
Public Transportation: 2/3/N/R/4/5/A/C/F
Recent Happenings & News
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.
William Robert Haynes
Associate Director of Residence Life
William Robert Haynes, originally from Charleston, AR, joined EHS in the summer of 2012. A graduate from Arkansas Tech University, he earned both a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with emphasis in Management and Marketing and a Master of Science in College Student Personnel. Robert is extremely passionate about the comfort and success of every student living in the EHS St. George residences and works hard to make sure the facilities are enjoyable and all students’ needs are met. Prior to joining EHS, Robert served as a Resident Director at both Union College in Schenectady, NY and William Paterson University in Wayne, NJ. In his spare time, he enjoys reading in Central Park, catching a show on Broadway, or hitting the tennis courts with friends.
Taylor Rogers is a Forensic Psychology major at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and is originally from Youngstown, Ohio. Taylor enjoys watching Requiem for Dream and Workaholics while snacking on Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, but only after she’s had some Mac and Cheese. Taylor is a big fan of rap & hip hop music, sleeping, recreational reading, spending time outside, soccer, and listening to new music. She may seem like an introvert but she enjoys speaking to large groups of people. Taylor advises that you visit a New York City landmark, try as many kinds of food as you can, and make as many connections as possible. “With EHS, you have a second family that is always there for you.”
Brian graduated from Adelphi University in with a Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Arts Psychology. He joined EHS at the end of 2009 as an Administrative Assistant for the Student Life department and provided support to the St. George Residence assisting the residents of the buildings alongside the RAs and ADs with any issues or questions they may have. He also provided administrative/creative support to the corporate, Leasing and Finance offices. Outside of EHS he enjoys playing music in wedding and community orchestras, and teaching dance at small dance schools in the city.
Brendan is one of the two Residence Directors in Brooklyn Heights. Having joined the EHS team in the summer of 2015, he works to foster a strong community throughout the St. George. Focusing on quality programming and student engagement he aspires to have 55 Clark St. and Brooklyn Heights truly feel like home for all residents. Before EHS Brendan worked at Stony Brook University as a Residence Hall Director. He graduated from the University of Virginia with his B.A. in Economics and M.Ed. in Higher Education, Student Affairs Practice. Originally from the D.C. Metro Area, and living on Long Island before coming to work at EHS, Brendan spent most of his free time commuting to the city to visit friends, go to shows, and explore. He is thrilled to have access to all of the city now just moments from his doorstep!
Hailing from Cinnaminson, NJ, Marcela is a freshman Marketing major at Baruch College. In her free time, she enjoys listening to and discovering new indie rock & alternative music, watching her favorite movie “The Aviator”, a good steak, crafts, baking, finding great deals, and stumbling upon quirky and different things while exploring New York City (lucky for residents, she is great at finding out about free food, concerts, and events!). She recommends that residents take advantage of everything they can, even if they are on a limited budget, because there is always something free to do and something new to learn. One of her favorite things about living with EHS is the events because “they allow people to meet each other in a city that can otherwise feel lonely... personally, I have met some of my closest friends at EHS events!”
Austin Provancher is studying Finance at Pace University, but has been in the Army for almost seven years. His love for New York has grown through getting to know different people from all over the world. Austin appreciates that there are so many diverse cultures in one city. A good book and a good dinner are all he needs to enjoy himself. He finds running and Crossfit to be among the best ways to stay in shape!
Mara Herbert is an Economics and Fashion Design major at Hunter College. Mara has a big sweet tooth for anything chocolate. You’ll find a huge selection of Rock and 80s music on Mara’s iPod; she can jam out all day long if she has the chance. During her free time from school and work, Mara enjoys running, designing clothes, dancing, waterskiing, and finding new adventures. You’ll find an episode of Game of Thrones playing on Mara’s TV. She is looking to expand her knowledge in the world of photography and the fundamentals of economics. Her recommendation to residents is to get out and explore NYC! Stop by the peanut vendor on the street, a friend’s rooftop or just walk until your legs hurt while enjoying all of the magic and music the city has to offer.
Mason Sullivan is studying acting at the Actor's Studio Drama School at Pace University. Originally from Lexington, Tennessee, he loves the sense of home and friendliness from the staff at EHS. He is an avid gym and health food guru, and enjoys all recreational sports; however, soccer is his favorite. Mason loves seeing all of the parts of the city as a way to relax after long, stressful days in his program. He enjoys wandering the city because he is able to strike up a conversation with random people wherever he goes.
Rachel Borka is a Graduate student at the Actor's Studio Drama School. Her favorite foods include sushi and dark chocolate. Rachel enjoys running, cycling, hiking and any other activity spent outside! Her undergraduate days included Track & Field but this summer she is going to focus on learning how to crochet. Central Park and Chelsea Market are among her favorite NYC landmarks.
Jeremy Renner may share his name with the famous actor from the movie “Hurt Locker” but he has yet to win an Oscar. While he studies Computer Information Systems, his interests include film, photography, as well as drawing. His passion for skateboarding has taken him to all five boroughs even before he moved to the city. Jeremy hopes to continue exploring the city, finding new food, and attending more concerts this summer.