Incredible spot on a bustling corner in the enjoyable Fort George section of Manhattan, close to Washington Heights. This building is one that once you’ve found it, you’ll want to stay forever – with the 1 train just steps away and located along St. Nicholas Avenue’s developed retail corridor, yet still close to the tranquility of the several parks and cultural destinations that are also in the area.
Washington Heights Population Growth:
2000 2010 % Growth
Washington Heights 1,318 1,689 28.1%
New York State 18,976,457 19,378,102   2.1%
Just steps away is the 191st Street subway station, providing service via the 1 train to 2,344,317 travellers in 2010. The A train is also easily accessible, the 190th Street station being just a few blocks west. This building at St. Nicholas and 190th has great visibility as commuters make their way along a main route to the George Washington Bridge. The bridge is located just a mile south, and provides transportation to an average of 289,329 vehicles per day.
St. Nicholas Avenue is a major retail corridor in the Washington Heights/Fort George section where this building is located, and is comparable to Broadway and West 181st Street. It is considered a “Walker’s Paradise” on walkscore.com, where this address earns a 98 out of a 100. With new restaurants and shopping options popping up every day, the area is well into its rennaissance, explaining the recent surge in population and new businesses. The immediate area also offers a harmonious mix of locally-owned, ethnically diverse restaurants and national franchises such as Subway and IHOP. In addition, this vicinity offers a variety of coffee shops, grocery shops and delis, bakeries, pizzerias, and much more.
The neighborhood surrounding this site is rich with a sense of community, open space, and truly honors its culture and history. Side streets are quaint, primarily residential, and very quiet. The surprisingly high terrain give the area character and spectacular views. Just two blocks west is Gorman Park, a 1.89 acre space with steep hills, stone walls, and winding paths. Two blocks in the opposite direction is Highbridge Park, an impressive 130-acre space with three miles of new bike trails, a recreation center and community pool, and magnificent cliffs and outcroppings overlooking the Harlem River.
The site also incorporates some of the Fort George neighborhood characteristics and allows access to the landmarks, schools, and popular destinations found there. The neighborhood stretches from West 181st Street to Dyckman Street and also is known as “Hudson Heights” by some of the locals. The area here is also very quiet, the terrain very hilly, and the population very diverse. The original site of Fort George can be found at the intersection of Audubon Avenue and 192nd Street and the historical George Washington High School, just two blocks east. The school moved into its current Audubon Avenue site in 1925, and has taught notable students such as Henry Kissinger, Manny Ramirez, and Ron Perlman.
Upon entering this building at 601 West 190th, a visitor will immediately notice the bright spacious lobby and impressive columns. With an on-site, live-in supervisor, general maintenance is taken care of regularly and should problems arise, they are dealt with promptly. Parking garages are nearby, specifically Broadway Parking (646-796-9466) and Fort Tryon Parking (212-927-0500).
- 62,208 square foot building in exciting Washington Heights
- 120 feet of road frontage on West 190th Street, 97 feet along St. Nicholas Avenue
- Brick building, six stories, with basement, 39 residential units, and 4 retail
- Average residential unit size is 1,501 square feet; Retail units range from 633 square feet to 1,300 square feet
- Laundry room
- Intercom system
- Elevator service
- One block to 1 train
- Storage cubes available in basement
- Parking garages nearby
- Close to parks, museums, great restaurants, and conveniences
Washington Heights and neighboring Inwood are known for their vibrant nightlife and dining options, with new establishments being attracted to the neighborhoods regularly. Some examples of the establishments gaining respect and regular patronage include:
- 809 Bar and Grill, Dyckman Street, Inwood: newly expanded and redesigned lounge and restaurant offering Latin Modern Cuisine and an electric atmosphere
- Corcho Wine Room and Tapas Bar, Dyckman Street: great customer service and an inviting environment are enjoyed at this premier wine bar
- Arka Lounge, 4488 Broadway (192nd St.): one of the area’s hottest clubs with popular DJs and weekly parties
This exceptional neighborhood is waiting for you … but maybe not for long – call today to learn more!