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Broome Street

Posted on February 20, 2014 | by Bryna Shuman

Bryna Shuman for WSN

Estimated cost: $12,200-$17,300
Low-cost rooms available: Yes
Commute to campus: 20-25 minutes
Nearby subways: N, Q, R, 6, B, D, J
Shuttle: Yes

Broome Street residence hall, located right at the intersection of Little Italy and SoHo between Cleveland Place and Mulberry Street, is known as the upperclassman dorm for the residential college program. The residential college program offers a social and civic environment for students, creating more of a community at Broome than is typically found in other residence halls. Different “streams,” or interest-specific programs, are led by an RA and faculty advisor. Throughout the year each stream will schedule various events, from Broadway shows to trapeze lessons.

There are a variety of rooms available at Broome. Shared suites with one to five bedrooms house two to seven students, in addition to singles and two-student studios. Common rooms and kitchens are spacious, and some of the five-bedroom suites include two bathrooms.

The residence hall offers laundry rooms on most floors and spacious, comfortably furnished study lounges. A next-door deli and convenience store, connected to the residence hall through the lobby, means you never have to leave the building to stock up on essentials.

Broome is located in a vibrant part of New York City. It is mere steps away from some of the best restaurants Little Italy has to offer, suitable for either splurge dinners or late-night pizza runs. SoHo, with its trendy boutiques and art galleries, provides endless opportunities for entertainment.

Bryna Shuman


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