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 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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