About The Latham Area

About Latham, New York

The historic hamlet of Latham is located in Albany County, NY. Latham is centrally located within the capital region and just minutes from the airport, grocery stores, shopping, and many popular restaurants.

As Latham’s first smart apartment community, Schuyler Commons is redefining the luxury apartment experience. Smart lights, thermostat, furniture, and locks are all controlled via our app, making your life easier. Modern kitchens, spacious floor plans, and desirable amenities make living at Schuyler Commons a truly luxurious experience.

In addition to the on-site amenities, Schuyler Commons is near some of the best schools, restaurants, shopping, and entertainment Latham has to offer. Keep reading to learn about your new hometown!

Schools and Education

Schuyler Commons is located in one of the top school districts in Upstate New York! North Colonie Central School District is ranked number three in the Capital Region and number nine in Upstate New York. North Colonie Central School District includes six elementary schools, one middle school and one high school.

Also in Latham are two exceptional private Catholic schools; Latham Christian Academy for K-12 and Saint Ambrose School for K-8.

Health & Fitness

Stay on top of your mental and physical health by visiting one of the many gyms, spas, and salons Latham has to offer.

Mind/Body Fitness

Relax your mind and body after a day at work or get energized on a Saturday morning by taking a yoga class! WellNest Studios offers yoga classes and private yoga sessions in addition to boxing, Pilates, cycling and TRX. After class you can enjoy a massage, meditation, or energy healing session.

Good Karma Studio provides traditional yoga classes as well as aerial yoga, barre fitness, and bungee workouts! If hot yoga is more your speed, The Hot Yoga Spot is only six minutes from Schuyler Commons and has classes during the morning, afternoon, and evenings.

Spas and Salons

Woman getting hair done at salonFinding a good hair salon can be tough, especially if you’re new to the area. Thankfully Latham has several highly rated hair salons that you can trust. Evo Salon & Spa and Rumors Salon and Spa are both popular among locals. For the men we recommend making an appointment at Castle Barbershop, Maestro Barbershop, or Bruno’s Barbershop for a fresh cut and style.

Gyms and Fitness Centers

Hit the gym and achieve your goals at one of the many fitness centers in Latham. Vent Fitness, ABC Sports & Fitness, and Anytime Fitness offer members group and personal training to provide support while you work towards your goals. If you prefer to put on some headphones and do your own thing, the gyms also have all of the equipment you need for a successful workout. Prefer a group class instead? Orangetheory Fitness combines inspirational coaches, science, and technology to bring members a workout unlike any other.

If you don’t have time for a yoga class or personal training session, why not visit the fitness center at Schuyler Commons? Our gym has everything you need to complete your workout and then get on with your day!


There is no shortage of shopping centers and stores in Latham. From pet and hardware stores to home goods and grocery’s, all of your favorites are close by!
Latham Crossing is a quick 4-minute drive and includes the following stores:

  • Pet smart
  • Staples
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • Hanaford
  • Home depot
  • Sam’s club

Across from Latham Crossing is Latham Center, another shopping center which includes:

  • Target
  • Ulta
  • TJ Maxx
  • Michaels

The Shoppes at Latham Circle is also near by and offers the following:

  • Lowe’s
  • Walmart
  • Burlington Coat Factory
  • Bob’s Furniture


If you’re a foodie there is no better place to live than Schuyler Commons. Whether you enjoy Italian, burgers, Thai food or sushi, there is an option for you less than 10 minutes away! For a quick bite, head to Five Guys, Panera, or CoreLife Eatery. Innovo Kitchen serves American classics and up-scale dishes while Philly Bar & Lounge and Warehouse Grill & BBQ serve pub fare and barbeque.

In the mood for pasta? Carrabbas’s Italian Grill is five minutes away and serves authentic Italian dishes in a relaxed atmosphere. Celadon Thai Restaurant and Yoshi Sushi are both delicious options for a fresh and light dinner.

Things to Do

Man putting on green at golf courseIn addition to shopping and great restaurants, Latham has an endless list of things do for both kids and adults. Get in touch with your creative side by attending a class at Saratoga Paint and Sip. You and your friends will enjoy creating works of art while sipping on wine or a cocktail.

Spend the day with the kids at Chuck E Cheese or All 4 Fun Entertainment, an outdoor entertainment destination with mini golf, go-karts, batting cages, ice cream and more! Brush up on your bowling skills at Spare Time Latham or spend an afternoon on the green at Mill Road Acres Golf Course.

Commute Times

Latham is centrally located, making commutes to nearby Albany, Troy, Clifton Park and Saratoga Springs short and easy! Commute times by car for major surrounding cities include: 14 minutes to Troy, 14 minutes to Clifton Park, 17 minutes to Albany, 24 minutes to Schenectady, and 30 minutes to Saratoga Springs.

Find Your New Home

Ready to move to the Latham? Find your next apartment at Schuyler Commons today!