511 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 511 W 159th St

This true gem is located in historic Washington Heights within a 5 minute walk to the 1/C trains, the Heights Tavern, a huge C-Town, the cobble stone streets of Sylvan Terrace the Morris Jumel Mansion, and the Hudson River. Centrally located just a couple blocks from the C/1 trains and Highbridge Park, you can get the best deal in a prime neighborhood. Jessica Wagner (Mar 2014)
Pre-War Building, Near C Train @ 163rd and 1 Train @ 157th, Near Historic Church of the Intercession and picturesque Trinity Cemetery, Twin Donuts, Planet Fitness, Radio Shack and Taszo Espresso Bar. Kevin Santos (Aug 2014)
Located just 2 blocks to the 1/C trains, you are in a PRIME WAHI location with Planet Fitness, Heights Tavern, Sweet Life Pastry, and Taszo's Gourmet Espresso all at your doorstep. Jessica Lit (Jul 2014)
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 few. Planet Fitness, Bikram Yoga, dry cleaning, laundry near by, and even Grow NYC's Farmer's Market are also available. Agueda Ramirez (Apr 2014)
Also conveniently located near New Leaf Restaurant, Casa del Mofongo, The Monkey Room, Probus NYC, Malecon Restaurant, Dallas BBQ, and Next Door. Ground Floor of Walk up building, >NEIGHBORHOOD Near 1 Train and only a few minutes from the C Train. Samuel Quiggins (Sep 2014)
Tons of parks and outdoor spaces, (Harlem River, High Bridge Park, Riverside Park), Convenient to the C local Train or. Abbie Gregory (Oct 2014)
Broadway, the water front, City College, parks, restaurants, cafes, supermarkets and more at your doorstep. Sebastien Haizet (Jul 2014)
Walking distance to Columbia University Medical Center, as well as the 1 train, only 2 blocks away. Etie Khan (Jul 2014)

Nearby Subway Stations

  • C A 163 St - Amsterdam Av (0.15 mi)
  • 1 157 St (0.23 mi)
  • C A 155 St (0.28 mi)
  • D B 155 St (0.38 mi)
  • 1 168 St - Washington Hts (0.43 mi)

building details

Floors: 5
Units: 17
Floor area: 9650
Year built: 1910

Building Median Rents

Studio: $1,150
2br: $1,725

Nearby Schools

P.S. 004 Duke Ellington
Elementary
500 WEST 160 STREET
P.S. 028 Wright Brothers
Elementary
475 WEST 155 STREET
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. 046 Arthur Tappan
Elementary
2987 FREDERICK DGLS BLVD
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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