What is the neighborhood like?
The Brandon is
located on Manhattan�s Upper West Side and it�s a great neighborhood.
Lincoln Center, home of the Metropolitan Opera House, the State Theater
and other NYC cultural landmarks, is only blocks away. Columbus
Avenue with its many restaurants is three blocks east of here, and
there is great shopping one block away on Broadway. And you�re only two
blocks from the subway and bus.
May I have male visitors?
Only on the first floor, in the main sitting room. There are no male visitors allowed upstairs.
Who will my neighbors be?
Domestic and foreign students, artists, teachers and a few long-time residents.
What is security like at the Brandon?
The front desk and elevator are staffed at all times. Plus, no one enters the building without being buzzed in.
Are pets allowed?
For the comfort of all the residents, no pets are allowed.
May I bring my own furniture or other items?
are already furnished with a bed, bureau, desk and chair. You are
welcome to bring your own television, computer, and anything else that
May I have my own phone?
Each resident is
provided with a telephone and one incoming line. To establish
outgoing service, you can contact the telephone company directly.
Must I be on the meal plan?
Yes, the meal plan,
including breakfast and dinner are served every day, is included in
your rent. You are also welcome to use the kitchenette on the 8th
floor, which has a stove and oven, refrigerator, microwave and toaster.
What will my mailing address be?
340 West 85th Street, New York, NY 10024
May I receive deliveries at the Brandon?
Yes. The front desk is staffed 24-hours a day. Someone is always available to accept your deliveries.