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The Ludlow Residence is SVA’s residence hall located in the heart of the Lower East Side, one of New York City’s most historical and cultural neighborhoods.  Today, the Lower East Side is a hotspot for the city's newest restaurants, galleries, nightlife, and shopping.  The Ludlow Residence is a traditional style residence hall that offers suite-style single and double rooms with adjoined bathrooms.  It is also conveniently located to subway and bus transportation just a block away.

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Building Amenities

The Ludlow Residence is SVA’s newest residence hall, built in 2009.  It is comprised of 259 single and 47 double rooms, and houses more than 350 students.

  • 24-hour security
  • Free Laundry Facilities
  • Free WiFi and high-speed Internet
  • Free Cable TV
  • Free Monthly Unlimited MetroCards (academic year only)
  • Community room with TV and DVD player
  • Pool and foosball tables
  • Communal Kitchen
  • Outdoor terrace with a grill
  • Vending machines
  • Key card access into rooms and the building
  • River and City views
  • Elevators
  • Mail area
  • Live-in student and professional staff
Room Amenities

The rooms are adjoined together by a shared bathroom, single-to-single or single-to-double, making them suite-style rooms.  Double rooms have lofted beds to accommodate a larger living area for the residents.  Single rooms' beds are not lofted.  Single rooms are on average 8 x 10', and double rooms are on average 16 x 20'.

  • Extra long twin bed with mattress
  • Desk and chair
  • Mini-refridgerator and microwave
  • Closet and 4 dresser drawers
  • Central air conditioning and heating
  • Storage cabinet
  • Overhead Lighting
  • Large windows with privacy shades
  • Cable and Ethernet Port connections
  • Smoke and Carbon monoxide detectors
  • Security Intercom
  • Suite-style bathrooms with shower, toilet, vanity, mirrored medicine cabinet, and under cabinet storage

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