About Us

About Us

Project Owner
9th & 10th Street, LLC.
Gregg Singer, Principal


University House
605 East 9th Street
New York, NY 10009

Project Overview
University House is an exciting new state of the art college living experience with a grand opening for the 2016/17 school year in the heart of the East Village. The redevelopment and historic restoration of this century old landmark, former New York City elementary school, will be transformed into a modern, amenity-rich home designed, built and managed for 535 students for New York’s participating colleges and universities. Ideal for all students with safety and amenities as the top priorities. University House will become the perfect place for New York City’s students to live, study and socialize. The property is owned by 9th & 10th Street, LLC, a New York Company. Click here for the Project Team.

The opportunity for your institution to master lease a portion of University House on a multi-year basis is now available, offering you the ability to control this campus enhancing asset at competitive terms favorable to your schools balance sheet.

Building Amenities
– Latest in fire/life safety & smart security with 24 hour personnel
– State of the art technology
– Residence Life Program tailored to schools preferences
– Health Center operated by Beth Israel Medical Center
– Fitness Center
– Game Room with video wall, pool, ping pong and foosball tables
– Resident lounge with theatre/media/gaming
– Group and private study computer rooms (wireless & hard wired internet)
– Private music practice rooms
– Yoga studios
– Art studio with spray hood
– Café & Vending machines
– Laundry room with text & email notification
– Mail room with mail boxes for each suite
– Secure bicycle storage room
– Landscaped outdoor courtyard and terrace areas
– Wireless throughout building
– Building Generator
– Designed to meet the standards of sustainable buildings and LEED principles
– Property & Facility management with 80 years of experience, over three generations,with 60 buildings under management in Manhattan
– Residence Life Management experience with 27,000 students in 18 states.

Suite Features
– High ceilings with over sized windows for abundant natural light
– Kitchen with refrigerator, electric stove & range, microwave oven
– Dining table & chairs and a large flat screen TV
– Private bathroom(s)
– In suite storage
– Central air condition
– Primarily two or three beds per room
– Each resident will receive
* bed
* private closet
* set of drawers
* desk with shelf & chair
* personal safe
* private area for toiletries in the bathroom
– Included in the rent is the cost of electric, heat, hot water, air conditioning, local phone service, cable TV, wireless & wired internet use, schools intranet, building amenities and furniture

The Building Location & Neighborhood
– Exceptional location next to the wireless Tompkins Square Park with weekly farmers market, music & art festivals, summer film nights, basketball and handball courts and open grass areas for lounging
– Excellent Public transportation in front of the building and within one block connecting to all of Manhattan
– Within two blocks of a police station, public library, grocery store and many affordable restaurants, cafes and nightlife venues
– Three blocks away from East River Park which has 57 acres along the East River with 12 tennis courts, basketball courts, baseball and soccer fields, running track and bike paths

Contact us to discuss available floor(s), rent and lease terms.

Ground Floor – 50 Beds leased to Joffrey Ballet School
First Floor – 82 Beds leased to Joffrey Ballet School
Second Floor – 98 Beds leased to Cooper Union College
Third Floor – 98 Beds leased to Cooper Union College
Fourth Floor – 98 Beds available for lease
Fifth Floor with
Mezzanine – 109 Beds available for lease

With controlled entry, video surveillance and highly trained security personnel, University House is designed to provide a safe environment for its residents and guests. Entry will require management issued credentials to ensure that only registered residents and guests enter the building. Additionally, University House will feature the latest in fire/life safety technology including a complete sprinkler system, two way evacuation speaker system, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and fireproof stairwells.

Environmental Excellence
University House is undergoing a complete, environmentally sensitive redevelopment which will create a state of the art student housing facility, designed to meet the standards of sustainable buildings and LEED principles. As part of this extensive redevelopment work, the building will be rehabilitated from top to bottom with all new systems including: high efficiency heating and cooling systems, energy conserving electrical controls, motion sensors and lighting, complete thermal insulation, new energy efficient windows, sound reduction materials surrounding living spaces and low flow plumbing fixtures.

Residence Life Program
University House recognizes the importance of residence life programs and will work collaboratively with existing residence life management staffs and/or programs while also being prepared to provide independent residence life services and programs to include but not limited to:

– Professionally trained personnel, management and security
– Residence life programming and education
– Wellness checks
– House calls
– Social events and outings
– Sustainable green lifestyle reinforcement
– Access to school information channels

University House is located nearby excellent public transportation to access all of Manhattan. Click on the bus number and train in blue to see the route in the table below.


Property Data
– 6 Stories
– 95 Units
– 307 Rooms (212 Bedrooms, 95 Common/Kitchen rooms)
– 535 Beds
– Kitchens in every unit
– One or two bathrooms in every unit
– Two Elevators
– 12’ to 13’ Ceiling Height
– 122,404 Square Feet – Building Size
– 27,681 Square Feet – Lot Size
– 150’ X 184.5’ – Lot Dimensions
– 1904-1906 – Original Construction
– Public School 64 – Original Use
– 2015 – Complete Renovation
– 2006- Designated Exterior Landmark
– New Windows
– Construction – Steel, Masonry, Brick and Terra Cotta Arch