556 W 188TH ST in Fort George

Fort George

Near park On the rise

Named for a Revolutionary War era fortification, Fort George is truly an epitome of American independence.

In 1776, the American army fought off the Red Coats from Fort George after the pivotal battle of Brooklyn, allowing safe passage for General Washington and his troops to escape to New Jersey and Westchester. It is actually one of five forts built by the Americans with the name Fort George.


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Building Mix

  • 64% Pre War
  • 16% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 10% Elevator Building
  • 9% Walk-Up
  • 0% Condo or Co-Op Building
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Descriptions of 556 W 188th St

Quick walk to Super Market, Dry Cleaners, Pharmacy, Post Office, Flower Shop, Pastry Shops, Wine Shops and Gourmet Food Shop, as well as INTERESTING Restaurants and lively Clubs. Sean Agans (Mar 2012)
Not to mention tons of local grocery stores, laundromats, corner stores and cleaners with pick up and drop off services, schools, parks, restaurants with day and nightlife. Alexander Rodgers (Sep 2014)
All this and just one block to Yeshiva University, 3 blocks to the 1 train, a block to Harlem River Park, and 2 blocks to the restaurants, shops and bars of Broadway. Colin Sullivan (Sep 2014)
Two Blocks from the Train and Surrounded by Washington Heights' Renowned Shops and Restaurants, this is a Great Space that Gives You Fantastic Bang for Your Buck. Keith Collins (Feb 2014)
Located in a well maintained building with live, in super, steps to restaurants, groceries stores, supermarket, Highbridge Park, Yeshiva University. Located just on the 3rd floor of a well maintained building with live-in super, and close to everything you need. Amauris Martinez Rodriguez (Aug 2013)
Charming pre-war walk-up building with beige brick exterior, blue painted stone entraceway, and lobby with mosiac floors and marble steps. Allan Jimenez (Oct 2013)
This Salespersonis affliated with Rapid Realty LLC, 172 West 130th Street, NYC 10027, independently owned and operated franchise. Marithza Mcfadden (Oct 2013)
Situated in vibrant Inwood, this charming prewar walk-up features a beige brick exterior and a blue-painted stone entranceway. But change is always underway, and new restaurants, cafes and shops pop up every day to keep things lively. Walkup Building, Prewar Building, Pet Friendly, 24/7 Security Surveillance, Close to Public Transportation. Gregory Pendl (Dec 2011)
This place is a must see in a well-maintained Pre-War building located near transportation, shopping, and restaurants. Tempestt Smith (Feb 2013)
Live-in super, Pre-war building, Intercom, School nearby, Restaurants nearby, Shopping nearby. Yeifry Garcia (Apr 2013)

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Nearby Subway Stations

  • 1 191 St (0.14 mi)
  • 1 181 St (0.36 mi)
  • A 190 St (0.49 mi)
  • A 181 St (0.56 mi)
  • 1 Dyckman St (0.59 mi)

building details

Floors: 6
Units: 30
Floor area: 24000
Year built: 1916

Nearby Schools

P.S. 189
P.S. 048 P.O. Michael J. Buczek
4360-78 BROADWAY
Community Health Academy Of The Heights
Secondary School
512 W 182ND ST
High School For Media And Communications
High school
High School For International Business And Finance
High school
High School For Law And Public Service
High school
High School For Health Careers And Sciences
High school
P.S. 132 Juan Pablo Duarte
J.H.S. 143 Eleanor Roosevelt
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School
Secondary School