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Renovated Studio Apartment

Renovated 1-Bedroom Apartment

McGraw House has 105 apartments – 65 studio units and 40 one bedroom units – with physical features and social activities for the benefit, security, and comfort of the residents.

Floorplan – (click image to enlarge)

Location – We are located in the heart of downtown Ithaca, within walking distance to shopping, banks, places of worship, library, Senior Citizens Center, and on the public bus line.

Main Floor – The entire building is protected with a secure, apartment buzzer, entry system. The main floor includes a spacious, air-conditioned lounge, plus laundry, activity room and dining area, available for all residents to enjoy.


An evening meal can be purchased from our own kitchen at 5:00 Monday through Friday, and at 1:00 on Sundays and holidays. Different pricing packages are available to suit individual needs.


Coin operated washers and dryers are available on the first floor for resident use.


All floors include attractive, comfortably furnished lounge areas. A library is also available.

Activity Room

Here, residents use exercise equipment, hold exercise and meditation classes, play cards and board games, use the computer and a large screen magnifying reader, enjoy WiFi services, participate in a morning coffee hour, meet for a monthly book club and diversity awareness group, and arrange other activities of interest to Seniors.

Roof Garden and Promenade Deck

This private area includes picnic tables, chairs, and gliders for eating, visiting, and enjoying the tremendous view. Residents also have individual planter boxes and other containers for vegetable and flower gardening.

Elevators – Two elevators service all six floors.

Maintenance – Friendly staff keep the building and grounds well maintained, and make sure public areas are clean and secure. Staff are available 24 hours a day to respond to emergencies.

Guest Apartment

This comfortable studio is available for overnight guests at $75. per night. Applicants are welcome to rent the Guest Apartment for several days as a way of learning what it’s like to live at McGraw House. The room is fully furnished, including a queen size bed and a pull-out couch. It also has WiFi service. Call McGraw House to make a reservation.