312 College Avenue's prime location places your apartment mere steps from Cornell University campus and in the heart of Ithaca, NY's, bustling hub of student life, Collegetown, and all of its exciting retail, dining and entertainment. With a WalkScore of 88, 312 College Avenue is rated as Highly Walkable, meaning most errands can be accomplished on foot.

Restaurants featuring cuisines from around the world surround 312 College Avenue. Among the fares represented: Chinese, Greek, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Middle Eastern, and Vietnamese, as well as countless American home-style eateries/sandwich shops, in addition to several establishments recognized for their Vegan, Vegetarian, and Gluten-Free options. Furthermore, the majority of the restaurants are moderately priced and many are open late. Additionally, there is an organic supermarket, Greenstar, located directly across the street where you can find fresh organic food and drinks.

If you are more in the mood for desert, a number of shops specialize in satisfying the most insatiable sweet tooth; with delectable freshly baked pastries and blended frosted treats being served well after midnight every night of the week.

Retail stores including clothing and footwear boutiques, bicycle shops, and eyewear emporiums dominate the pedestrian friendly walkways that frame 312 College Avenue. Additionally, a number of service providers including photocopying and printing professionals, international parcel delivery companies, salons and yoga studios all are close by.

From live music and karaoke nights being hosted in the neighborhood's packed bars and pubs to pulsating dance clubs; Collegetown's nightlife is truly effervescent. While Cornell University's Performing Arts Center and downtown Ithaca's many galleries and indie movie theaters also provide a more relaxed artistic respite from daily routines.