The NY Arts Program Residence

NY Arts Residence

The NY Arts Residence is the university housing for students participating in the NY Arts Program (NYAP) an off campus accredited program managed by Ohio Wesleyan University.  The NY Arts Residence provides a diverse community consisting of  students from the United States and abroad who are participating in internships or educational programs; college or university groups, and/or cultural organizations visiting NYC to pursue cultural research. Recent guests have included students of Atlantic Theatre Institute, Joffrey Ballet,  Paul Taylor Ballet, University of Texas at Austin;  and faculty-led groups from  Carleton College; School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Ohio Wesleyan University; Oberlin College,  Otis College of Art & Design, Denison University, and the Sadie Nash Leadership Project.




Where We Are

The NY Arts Residence dorm is a 5-story townhouse in historical Chelsea located at 305 West 29th Street in Manhattan.  We are minutes away from the theatre and gallery districts, museums, literary, dance, and multimedia spaces. The neighborhood contains a mixture of residential and commercial use, including grocery stores, movies, restaurants, shops, and Penn Station. All mass transit is within a short walking distance. No parking is provided at the building, but there are garages located within walking distance

About Our Space

The NY Arts Program offices occupy the entrance floor of the building. The top floors 1 to 4 are dedicated to student housing.
Residence rooms
Doubles rooms used for 1 or 2 persons
Quads used for 3 to 4 persons.
All rooms are  furnished with bunk beds, mini refrigerators, and small storage units and are air conditioned. All floors have either one or two full communal bathrooms.   The residence is professional cleaned twice a week. Students/renters are responsible for cleaning their own rooms and laundry. We do not provide any bed linen, blankets or towels.
Two located on the 3 & 4 floor fully equipped with cookware, stoves, toasters, microwave, refrigerators, and a small dining counter. Students provide their own food.
Three communal lounges located on the 1 floor and basement. 2 large lounges with flatscreen television, DVD players and premium cable; one lounge with a computer station with Mac computers & printers; and a smaller lounge used for quiet study with computer and printer.  Students are encouraged to install wireless cards in their laptops.
The residence is professional cleaned twice a week. Students/renters are responsible for cleaning their own rooms and laundry. There are several drop of laundry services nearby. We do not provide any bed linen, blankets or towels.  

Features & Security

Features offered:
Live-in Residence Manager
Key-card entrance  (front & back doors)
Fully furnished rooms (linens not included)
Air conditioning
Mini Refrigerators 
High-speed WIFI  throughout building
Laundry facilities on premises

Public computers & printers
Fully equipped kitchens
Communal lounges with flatscreen TV & cable

Security & Fire Prevention
Building Security:  NY Arts Residence promotes a safe and secure living environment.  It has secured video surveillance cameras in the front entrances, backyard and roof and is monitored by the live in Residence Manager.  Building is locked at all and all visitors must announced.  NY Arts Program residence uses the Blackboard Connect-Ed emergency contact system for all tenants.
Fire Prevention: These are the fire safety systems you will find at 305 Residence; fire sprinkler & alarm system, fire extinguishers, smoke detectors, CO2 detectors, fire alarm pull boxes, emergency lights, and emergency exits. The fire extinguishers are checked to ensure that they are in working condition in accordance to the law. There will be at least one fire drill per semester. Residents are provided with the Fire Safety Evacuation Instructions on the back door of their room doors.

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