559 W 191ST 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

  • 33% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 28% Elevator Building
  • 19% Walk-Up
  • 17% Pre War
  • 2% Post War
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Descriptions of 559 W 191st St

A short commute from midtown, this is a place where families have BBQs in the park, where neighbors laugh on sunny stoops while the ice cream trucks roll by, where cyclists and joggers take advantage of river paths and foodies feast at new restaurants that pop up every year. Justin DiGiulio (Oct 2014)
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 (Jun 2012)
Lovely, well maintained pre-war bldg, with spacious, renovated apts, hardwood flrs, hi ceilings, modern appliances and fixtures and good closets nearr 'a' train and inwood park. Raquel Ruiz (Sep 2014)
Employment verification letter (including starting date, position and salary 3 recent bank statements, 3 pay stubs, 2 recent tax return/w2, copy of social security card and ID. KC Ogura (Oct 2014)
Hardwood floors, lots of windows for great natural light, high ceilings, clean tiled bathroom, fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops make this residence a must see. Hossein Abadi (Oct 2011)
Pre-War buildings are naturally quiet due to there excellent construction, and have ample space, which affords, most of the time for very large bedrooms. Paul Seales (May 2013)
I am well versed in the various neighborhoods of upper Manhattan and the amenities they offer in subway access, shopping, dining, parks and recreation. Tim Heath (Dec 2013)
Only steps away from the 1 train, and walking distance from shopping, restaurants, parks, cafes, bars, nightlife, boutiques, and so much more. Hossein Abadi (Jun 2012)
Well-maintained walk-up building, quiet residential street close to transportation, restaurants and shopping. Frank S (Feb 2012)
Pre-war building, Live-in super, Elevator, Intercom, School nearby, Restaurants nearby, Shopping nearby. Maurice Wilson (Jul 2013)

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Nearby Subway Stations

  • 1 191 St (0.09 mi)
  • 1 Dyckman St (0.4 mi)
  • A 190 St (0.49 mi)
  • 1 181 St (0.55 mi)

building details

Floors: 6
Units: 30
Floor area: 20742
Year built: 1923

Nearby Schools

High School For Media And Communications
High school
549 AUDUBON AVENUE
High School For Law And Public Service
High school
549 AUDUBON AVENUE
High School For International Business And Finance
High school
549 AUDUBON AVENUE
High School For Health Careers And Sciences
High school
549 AUDUBON AVENUE
P.S. 189
Elementary
2580 AMSTERDAM AVENUE
Proffesor Juan Bosch Public School
Early Childhood
12-18 ELLWOOD STREET
P.S. 048 P.O. Michael J. Buczek
Elementary
4360-78 BROADWAY
P.S. 152 Dyckman Valley
Elementary
93 NAGLE AVENUE
P.S. 005 Ellen Lurie
Elementary
3703 TENTH AVENUE
I.S. 218 Salome Urena
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
4600 BROADWAY
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