Desirable location in the Inwood section of Manhattan, with A Train access just steps away! This mixed-use, residential/retail building is centrally located on the neighborhood’s primary commercial strip, with residential areas, parks, and various transportation options all very close by.
Land Area 1.7 sq. miles 23 sq. miles
2000 Population 9,325 1,537,195
2010 Population 9,631 1,585,873
Population Density 5,665/sq. mile 66,940/sq. mile
Access to major routes and public transportation is a breeze from this location on West 207th Street. The Henry Hudson Parkway is less than a mile away, and connects with the George Washington Bridge just south and the Saw Mill Parkway just north. This section of the Parkway handles an estimated 70,000 vehicles per day. The Major Deegan Expressway – the southernmost point of Interstate 87, and primary route from New York City to Montreal – is about a mile southeast, and provides transportation to approximately 125,000 vehicles per day. The Inwood-207th Street subway station, served by the A Train, is just steps away and served 2,747,423 passengers in 2010, a 13.8% increase from the year before. The 1 Train can be found just three blocks south at 207th Street, with this station carrying 1,875,395 passengers the same year. Right across the University Heights Bridge to the east, West 207th Street becomes Fordham Road, a major street and retail strip in the Bronx.
Inwood Hill Park is just a couple blocks away, and is a very popular destination for picnicking, athletics, history, playgrounds, and just enjoying the outdoors. The 196-acre park offers hiking trails, water views, baseball and soccer fields, tennis and basketball courts, dog runs, and was inhabited by the Lenape Indians through the 17th century, with evidence of an encampment still visible along the eastern edge of the park. A couple of blocks further east is Columbia University’s Baker Field, the primary athletic facility for Columbia University’s soccer, baseball, field hockey, and softball teams. The field is 26 acres and has seating capacity for more than 17,000 spectators.
Historical Dyckman Farmhouse and Museum is perched just around the corner at Broadway and West 204th Street, and has occupied that site since 1784. The farmhouse tells the story of surviving the Revolutionary War in the formally rural Upper Manhattan, watching the city grow up around the property, and going through various preservation efforts over the years. The museum is open to the public, and holds regular open house events where visitors can enjoy the porch and gardens, and view local artists at work.
Fort Tryon Park is just a short walk away as well, 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 salvaged materials taken from several European abbeys and is truly a work of art in and of itself. The park also offers great vistas because of its elevation, as well as playgrounds, gardens, and historical landmarks.
The building at 595 West 207th Street is centrally located in a 15-block, primarily middle-income residential neighborhood, as well as walk up and elevator apartment buildings . The street is one of the strongest commercial corridors in Upper Manhattan, with a refreshing mix of both local and national retail and dining options. Some of the tenants occupying space along this street include Radio Shack, Nike, The Original Soup Man, Rite Aid and Chase Bank.
Several buildings in the area are satellites of the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center; for example, the Allen Pavilion is a 300-bed facility just moments away at Broadway and 220th Street. A couple blocks to the east of the site at West 207th is a well-contained industrial strip. The bustling hub immediately surrounding the property consists of commercial shops, restaurants, residential apartments, grocery, and clothing stores. It is a very pedestrian-friendly sidewalk with easy access to public transportation and retail options.
Property Details and Highlights:
- Five-story masonry building with basement in a stable, very walkable residential and commercial area
- 55 feet of frontage on West 207th Street in Inwood, an Upper Manhattan neighborhood
- Variety of goods and services in immediate vicinity24-hour digital surveillance system and key fob entry
- On-site supervisor
- Excellent tenant history
- 27 residential units – 19 one-bedroom, one bath and 8 two-bedroom, one bath apartments, with various upgrades, spacious rooms, and adequate closet space
- Three commercial/retail units – separately metered, individual entries, and well-maintained
- Common hallways are well-kept with steel construction staircases, marble details, and ceramic tile
- Laundry and storage space in basement
- Half block to A Train access, three blocks to access the 1 Train
- Major highways conveniently located just a mile away
An extensive plan is underway to create a waterfront walkway along Sherman Creek, a waterway just a few blocks south of West 207th Street. The esplanade will be a welcome attraction for the busy, estimated 40,000 residents within a ten minute walk. Parts of the Master Plan include:
- Continuous access to waterfront, promoting fishing, boating, special events, educational opportunities, and recreation
- Improvements to shoreline
- Coexistence with exisiting amenities, and proposals for new ones
- Encouraging natural habitats such as wetlands and adding greenery, building look-outs, walkways, bridges, and pavillions
This site offers a variety of existing benefits, with more yet to come! Incredible ease of transportation, access to quality goods and services, and great parks for relaxation and recreation. This opportunity won’t last, so call now!