478 W 159TH ST in Hamilton Heights

Hamilton Heights

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One would never guess that crossing into Hamilton Heights is actually setting foot onto a vast estate--35 acres to be exact--land appropriated by the statesman, war hero, diplomat, and one of America’s founding fathers, the great Alexander Hamilton.

His affinity to the area is clear.

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Building Mix

  • 22% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 21% Elevator Building
  • 21% Pre War
  • 14% Walk-Up
  • 8% New Building
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Descriptions of 478 W 159th St

Columbia University's Medical School, Dental College and The Mailman School of Public Health. Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education. Jay W. Walker (Apr 2013)

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Nearby Subway Stations

  • C A 163 St - Amsterdam Av (0.17 mi)
  • C A 155 St (0.24 mi)
  • D B 155 St (0.26 mi)
  • 1 157 St (0.36 mi)
  • 1 168 St - Washington Hts (0.49 mi)

building details

Floors: 5
Units: 15
Floor area: 13570
Year built: 1896

Nearby Subway Stations

  • C A 163 St - Amsterdam Av (0.17 mi)
  • C A 155 St (0.24 mi)
  • D B 155 St (0.26 mi)
  • 1 157 St (0.36 mi)
  • 1 168 St - Washington Hts (0.49 mi)

Nearby Schools

  • P.S. 004 Duke Ellington
  • Elementary
  • 500 WEST 160 STREET
  • P.S. 028 Wright Brothers
  • Elementary
  • 475 WEST 155 STREET
  • P.S. 046 Arthur Tappan
  • Elementary
  • 2987 FREDERICK DGLS BLVD
  • M.S. 328 Manhattan Middle School For Scientific
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 401 WEST 164 STREET
  • M.S. 326 Writers Today & Leaders Tomorrow
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 401 WEST 164 STREET
  • Gregorio Luperon High School For Science And Mathe
  • High school
  • 501 WEST 165TH
  • P.S. 210 21 St Century Academy
  • K-8
  • 501-503 WEST 152 STREET
  • P.S. 008 Luis Belliard
  • Elementary
  • 465 WEST 167 STREET
  • M.S. 319 Maria Teresa
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 21 JUMEL PLACE
  • M.S. 324 Patria
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 21 JUMEL PLACE
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