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

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)
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)
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)
I have renovated units with close access to local supermarkets, restaurants, and parks, and within walking distance to trains and buses. Allan Pimble (Jan 2014)
Located in a well maintained building with live-in super, quiet tree lined block, and just one block from the 1 train. Baby steps to The 1 train, Highbridge Park, restaurants, cafes supermarkets, groceries stores, and shopping. 7 mins by train to The New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center. Amauris Martinez (Aug 2012)
Near Shopping and Transportation (1 Block from the #1 Train One-Half Hour from Times Square. Shawn Bokhari (Feb 2012)
Caridad Restaurant, Dunkin Donuts, Fine Fare Supermarket, Lulo's Restaurant, Popeyes, St. Rick Hernandez (Dec 2013)
Located on a residential street very close to transportation and real-life living. Albert Capozzelli (Jul 2012)
A, Eclectic neighborhood where you can enjoy night time and day time activities. Nekia Beckles (Feb 2014)

apartments in this building

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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