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1320 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027
(212) 666-4301 Fax (212) 665-9420

Street Boundaries
Amsterdam Avenue/Broadway
LaSalle Street/125th Street
Subway Lines
1 to 125th Street – walk 1 block east to Amsterdam Avenue and 1 block south to LaSalle Street
A, B, C, D to 125th Street – walk 2 blocks west to Amsterdam Avenue – walk 1 block south to LaSalle Street
Bus Lines
BX15, Q60, M100, M101 to 125th Street and Amsterdam Avenue – walk 1 block south to LaSalle Street
M18 to 125th Street and Morningside Avenue – walk 1 block west and 1 block south
M11 to 125th Street and Amsterdam Avenue

NAMED AFTER: ULYSSES S. GRANT (1822 - 1885) - A Civil War Union army general who went on to become the 18th President of the United States. He was head of the Union Army in 1864 and accepted the surrender of Gen. Robert E. Lee at Appomattox the following year. One of his greatest victories was the Battle of Vicksburg, which ended Confederate control of the Mississippi River. Grant served two terms as president. Grant Houses is in Manhattan.

General Ulysses S. Grant Houses in Manhattan consists of nine buildings, 13 and 21-stories tall with 1,940 apartments housing an estimated 4,519 residents. The 15.05-acre site was completed September 30, 1957 and is bordered by West 123rd and West 125th Streets, Morningside Avenue and Broadway.