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EC New York: Comfort Summer Residence - 1760

Photos show samples of available rooms. Fixtures, fittings and sizes may vary.

Accommodation Features

  • Communal Kitchen
  • Communal Lounge
  • Games Room
  • Multimedia room and lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi facilities
  • Public computers
  • Fitness center
  • Bed linen provided
  • Coin operated laundry facilities available
  • 24-hour on-site security
  • ATM in building


  • Library
Type of Room
University-style twin en-suite rooms
Board Status

Description of Local Area

1760 3rd Avenue Residence is a 18-story high-rise, newly renovated residence located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The residence is set just minutes away from the amazing Museum Mile, Central Park, Carl Shultz Park, and two blocks from the 96th St / Lexington Avenue subway station. Students staying in this area can savour the extraordinary affordable restaurants, retail stores, markets and cultural happenings all around.

Description of Accommodation

The residence offers fully furnished ensuite rooms. All rooms include air conditioning/heating, a refrigerator, microwave, private bathroom, cable TV, LCD TV, Wi-Fi access, and high-speed internet service for students who have their own laptops. Linens will be provided but students should bring their own towels. Common areas are cleaned by 1760 3rd Avenue staff, however, students are responsible for cleaning their own bedrooms and bathrooms.


1760 3rd Avenue New York,
NY 10029 USA

Emergency Number

+1 347 567 3543


July 06 - August 11, 2019

Arrival and departure

  • Arrival day: Saturday

  • Check in time: 15:00

  • Departure day: Saturday

  • Check out time: 9:45

Journey to school

The easiest way to get to school is by subway. The residence is a 30 minute subway commute from the school. Students can purchase a weekly ($32) or monthly ($121) Unlimited Ride MetroCard from Subway Station Booths or Metro Card Vending Machines (prices may vary).

EC New York (Times Square Center).

  • Take the 6 train from 96th St./Lexington Ave to 59th St./Lexington Ave.
  • Transfer and take the N, Q, or R train from 59th St./Lexington Ave. to 42nd St./Times Square.


  • Take the 6 train from 96th St./Lexington Ave to 42nd St./Grand Central
  • Walk West on 42nd Street from Grand Central station to 7th Ave.
  • Turn right on 7th Ave
  • The school is located at 1501 Broadway

Airport Pickup

Booked an airport transfer? After immigration, follow these instructions:

1. Collect your luggage

2. Pass through Customs

3. Go to the Welcome Center

4. WAIT for your driver(look for an orange EC New York sign with your name on it) Note: International transfers will arrive one hour after the flight lands and domestic arrivals will arrive 30 minutes after the flight lands to allow for the student to pass through Customs and successfully retrieve their luggage.

Dont see a driver with an EC New York sign and your name on it?

1. CALL or TEXT+1 (718) 392-6100 or the toll free number 1-800-473-8477 from any pay phone in the terminal (if you do not have phone service) and give your name, terminal and details of where you are standing.

If there is an emergency, call or text EC New York’s emergency line: +1 (347) 567-3543.


Other ways to get to your residence


Go to the taxi stand outside, and tell the driver that you are going to 3rd Ave. between 97th St. and 98th St. in Manhattan. (The address is: 1760 3rd Ave.)


  • Take the Jamaica Station/Sutphin Line to Jamaica Station/Sutphin
  • Transfer to the E train headed toward Manhattan and get off at Lexington Ave./53rd St.
  • At 53rd St. transfer to the Uptown 6 train.
  • Take the 6 train to 96th St., and get off the train and walk east on 96th St. (walk toward 3rd Ave.)
  • When you get to 3rd Ave., turn left.1760 3rd Ave. will be on your left between 97th and 98th St.

Express Bus:

  • Take the Express bus from JFK Airport to Grand Central
  • At Grand Central, take the 6 train uptown to 96th St.
  • Get off the train at 96th St., and walk east toward 3rd Ave.
  • When you get to 3rd Ave., turn left.
  • 1760 3rd Ave. will be on your left between 97th and 98th St.

Arrival Procedures

When you arrive at 1760 3rd Ave., please tell the security guard that you are checking in. You will then have to do some paperwork before you receive your key. The residence office is not open 24 hours a day, however if you arrive outside office hours the keys will be left at the security desk for you to pick up upon arrival.

House Rules

  • No smoking is permitted in the residence.
  • Unlimited free local phone service available for all students.
  • You do not need to provide any deposit or security hold to the residence.
  • Kitchen supplies are not provided and can be purchased inexpensively nearby. Some kitchen supplies may be available at the school for a small deposit. Supplies include sauté pans, pots, can openers, spatulas, wooden spoons, & mesh strainers. It is the students’ responsibility to purchase cups, plates, forks, knives, and spoons. In order to be refunded the deposit, any supplies lent out must be returned clean and in the same condition that the student received it.
  • Living in a student residence is ideal for students aged between 18 – 25 years. We strongly recommend anyone over the age of 25 years to book alternative accommodation.

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