Spectacular multi-family residential location in fantastic Washington Heights! This site has a central location with access to endless shopping, transportation, and dining options, while maintaining a quiet side-street atmosphere that is ideal for city living.
Area Population Data (2011)
1-mile 3-miles 5-miles
Total Adult Population 104,375 801,744 1,607,730
Daytime Population 127,570 855,233 1,690,212
# Households 53,895 392,036 800,777
The immediate area blends residential and commercial characteristics that provide this building with all the shopping, services, and transit options within just a block or two, all while maintaining an out-of-the-way, quiet side street setting. This ideal location has instant access to the George Washington Bridge, Riverside Drive, and Henry Hudson Parkway. Other major routes with excellent commercial options and immediately accessible from this site are Broadway, within a block, St. Nicholas Avenue and West 181st Street – all highly traveled and conveniently located to 716 West 180th Street.
Public transportation is readily available as well, with the 1 Train located at West 181st Street and St. Nicholas Avenue, only about two blocks away. The A Train is just a block north, at West 181st Street and Fort Washington Avenue. The George Washington Bus Station is just moments south, providing transport to about 1,700 commuters every day, with almost 1,000 buses using the terminal. All points throughout the metropolitan area are at your fingertips when you live at 716 West 180th!
Also incredibly close to this spectacular building is Fort Washington Park, which is a pleasant walk just west, and offering 182 acres of parkland and river views. It provides a seamless route to Fort Tryon Park, just north and containing one of the highest points in Manhattan as well as the magnificent and very popular Cloisters, a branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and official New York City landmark that houses art and relics from medieval times. The building was reconstructed in the 1930’s from materials salvaged from several European abbeys and is truly a work of art. The park also offers great vistas because of its elevation, as well as playgrounds, gardens, and historical landmarks. The New Leaf Restaurant and Bar provides an unforgettable dining experience within the park, and has been voted “Upper Manhattan’s Most Romantic Restaurant.”
The block surrounding 716 West 180th Street is a friendly mix of residential and commercial uses, with plenty of dining and shopping options within a short walk. A pastry shop, grocery, deli, and laundry services are conveniently located at the end of the street, and a quick venture onto neighboring Broadway presents many banking options, local fruits and vegetable stands, several restaurants, and stores offering furniture, clothing, jewelry, and home décor.
Building Data and Highlights:
- 20,500 Square feet of prime residential space in the heart of Upper Manhattan
- Built in 1909, a five storey building with 21 apartments
- Ornamental brick and concrete façade
- Above average interior finishes include ceramic and marble tile, hardwood flooring, and ornate baseboard and crown molding details
- Apartments feature a generous number of large windows and building cut outs that allow sun to enter from all sides
- The site earns a perfect score on walkscore.com, as a result of the many transportation options and other conveniences that are accessible within moments
Washington Heights is well-known for its protection of its treasured green space, consisting of parks that cover much of the Upper Manhattan area. The City of New York’s Parks and Recreation Planning and Parklands Division has devised a plan to stitch the many parks into a cohesive group of recreational facilities that can be enjoyed by entire community. Aspects of this plan include:
- Restore paths and historical features
- Maintain park cleanliness
- Promote river access points
- Connect communities to the parks
- Promote native plant growth
This is a truly special place to call home. We invite you to make it your own – call to find out more today!