Morningside Area Alliance Members

Barnard College

Barnard College with 2,400 students offers a rigorous liberal arts foundation to young women whose curiosity, drive, and exuberance set them apart. Barnard was the first college in New York City—and one of the few in the world—where women could receive the same liberal arts education available to men.

Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine

Over 600 feet in length, St. John the Divine is the largest Gothic cathedral and the fourth-largest Christian church in the world. Built over a century ago, it is the seat of the Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New York, chartered as “a house of worship for all peoples.” The Cathedral and its surrounding gardens and buildings form an 11-acre complex collectively referred to as The Close, which is open to the public year-round during daylight hours.

Columbia University

Columbia University is one of the top academic and research institutions in the world, encompassing 17 schools with more than 25,000 students and 2,000 international faculty. Its Morningside Heights campus was established in 1897.

Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi Church played an important part in the Liturgical Renewal movement before the Second Vatican Council and now continues the best of the Catholic liturgical tradition.

General Grant Houses

The General Grant Houses, a part of the New York City Housing Authority, consists of nine buildings that house over 1400 families.

Interchurch Center

The Interchurch Center, owned and managed under the auspices of several Christian organizations, is Morningside Heights' largest office facility recognized for its ongoing art exhibits. Interchurch provides a working environment that is conducive to ecumenism and interreligious involvement.

International House

The International House provides 700 international graduate students and interns, representing more than 100 countries, with a home in New York City.

Jewish Theological Seminary

Founded in 1886 by the distinguished rabbis Dr. Sabato Morais and Dr. H. Pereira Mendes, JTS is the academic and spiritual center of Conservative Judaism worldwide, encompassing a world-class library and five schools. Its mission is to preserve the knowledge and practice of historical Judaism while sharing a vision of Judaism that is learned and passionate, pluralist and authentic, traditional and egalitarian.

Manhattan School of Music

Manhattan School of Music is a preeminent international conservatory of music granting bachelor of music, master of music, and doctor of musical arts degrees.

Mount Sinai Morningside

Mount Sinai St. Luke's is widely respected for providing high quality clinical care and for its contributions to research. It has always placed strong emphasis on responding with compassion and sensitivity to the unique needs of the communities it serves.

St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s

St. Hilda’s & St. Hugh’s is an independent, Episcopal day school for children through grade 8, committed to nurturing the whole person: body, mind, and spirit.

Teachers College

Teachers College, Columbia University, is the oldest and largest graduate school of education in the United States, and also perennially ranked among the nation’s best.

The Riverside Church

The Riverside Church has an interdenominational and international congregation and is committed to welcoming all persons. This commitment extends to the church’s global involvement in social and economic justice to ensure equity for God’s people locally, nationally and internationally.

Union Theological Seminary

Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York is a seminary and a graduate school of theology established in 1836. With roots that are firmly planted in the Protestant, Reformed tradition, the Seminary continues to reform itself in response to the changing needs of the world.