521 W 156TH ST in Washington Heights

Washington Heights

Quiet On the rise Near park

Extending from 155th Street to Dyckman Street, Washington Heights is home to some of the most interesting geographic features in Manhattan.

The neighborhood’s lofty name is derived from the fact that—at 256 feet above sea level—it is situated at the highest point in Manhattan. Because of its steep inclines, numerous "step" streets (one of which has 130 stairs) connect one street to the next.

The population of Washington Heights is over 150,000.

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Building Mix

  • 44% Pre War
  • 19% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 15% Elevator Building
  • 13% Walk-Up
  • 4% Post War
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Descriptions of 521 W 156th St

Enjoy cute shops and restaurants like Coogan's, Antika Pizzeria, Starbucks, Coral's Diner, Margot's, La Libertad, and The Heights Tavern to name a fe with Other conveniences include, C-Town, Associated, and Gristedes Supermarkets. Planet Fitness, Bikram Yoga, dry cleaning, laundry near by, and even Grow NYC's Farmer's Market are also available. Agueda Ramirez (Sep 2013)
Seeing that you can get much better space in a newer building with better amenities for a whole lot less money and still be 15 minutes from midtown, the secret is becoming the standard. Although it requires a commute to reach this far-uptown escape, the neighborhood's community feel and plainspoken demeanor make up for the distance. The building is close to Columbia University Medical Center, and is mere steps from the subway. Justin DiGiulio (Dec 2013)
Steps to a 24 hour grocery store, drug store, post-office, excellent restaurants, laundromat and convenient to Columbia-Presbyterian and City College. Close to Columbia Presbyterian, parks, restaurants, laundromat, and the C and 1 Trains (15 minutes to midtown. Emily Ackerman Mencke (Mar 2013)
Conveniently located, vibrant Broadway, restaurants, bars, cafes, supermarkets and countless of other business at your doorstep. Sebastien Haizet (Jan 2014)
126th and Morningside $2200 Walk-In Closet + Great Views 146th and Broadway $1700 (1 Train Access + Dishwasher. Lu Daley (Nov 2012)
Close to grocery stores, Taszo Espresso Bar, a new Caffe Bene, banks, pharmacies, and the SUBWAY. Kathleen LaMagna (May 2014)
Close to City College, Columbia, Chipped Cup, Harlem Public, Grocery Stores, Banks and much more. Brian Letendre (Sep 2013)
Fantastic location close to restaurants, fitness centers, shopping, transportation and more. Lindsay Nelms (Oct 2013)
Nearby brand new Planet Fitness, NEW Dunkin Donuts, TD Bank, Bank of America, Twin Donuts. Kevin Santos (Dec 2013)
Super close to the #1 train, Riverside State Park and two avenues west of the C trains. Karen Cantor (Aug 2013)
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Nearby Subway Stations

  • 1 157 St (0.14 mi)
  • C A 155 St (0.2 mi)
  • C A 163 St - Amsterdam Av (0.32 mi)
  • D B 155 St (0.39 mi)
  • C A D B 145 St (0.56 mi)

building details

Floors: 5
Units: 46
Floor area: 19740
Year built: 1900

Building Median Rents

1br: $1,313
Studio: $1,175
2br: $1,495

Nearby Schools

  • P.S. 028 Wright Brothers
  • Elementary
  • 475 WEST 155 STREET
  • P.S. 004 Duke Ellington
  • Elementary
  • 500 WEST 160 STREET
  • P.S. 210 21 St Century Academy
  • K-8
  • 501-503 WEST 152 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
  • Hamilton Heights School
  • Elementary
  • 1750 AMSTERDAM AVENUE
  • P.S. 153 Adam Clayton Powell
  • Elementary
  • 1750 AMSTERDAM AVENUE
  • Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School
  • Elementary
  • 276 WEST 151ST STREET
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