Convenient Apartments Near New York City

Visiting Manhattan for work or play is exciting, but for many, living right in the heart of the Big Apple may be a bit too overwhelming or expensive.

That’s why many opt for apartments near New York City in places like New Jersey. The Harrison in Somerset is close enough to Manhattan that you can easily and quickly commute every day to the city for work, meetings or just pleasure—but it’s also just far enough away to offer a laidback, peaceful setting to come home to at night.

There are a number of ways to commute to Manhattan from The Harrison. The building is less than five miles from 1-95 North, just a 45-minute drive. However, if you want to avoid the traffic troubles that often come with driving into the Big Apple, the train is the way to go.

Residents can grab the Route 1R bus right out front on Easton Avenue for the three-minute ride to the New Brunswick train station, or opt for some fresh air and travel the two miles on foot. Amtrak and New Jersey Transit trains leave around the clock, pulling into the city in just about 50 minutes.
From the train station, commuters can quickly get anywhere to be in the city: the office, school, sightseeing, top-notch shopping and dining and the countless other exciting opportunities Manhattan offers. When the day is over, hop back on the train and be back in the comfort and quiet of The Harrison in just an hour.

The Harrison offers plenty of excitement right on property: a swimming pool, sundeck, gameroom, fitness center, lounge, firepits and more. But, when the big city comes calling, it’s easy to answer! Living in apartments near New York City means that our residents can enjoy all that Manhattan has to offer, while still having an affordable, stress-free living experience.