563 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 563 W 191st St

Best selling building in Brooklyn Heated Indoor Pool and Hot Tub 5-Star Hotel-Style Concierge Sauna 24/7 Fitness Centers Massage/Yoga Room 400-Foot Pier and Esplanade 24/7 Doorman Childrens Playroom Outdoor Deck with Views Residents Lounge with Wet Bar Bicycle Storage On-Site Valet and Parking Screening Room 2 Restaurants IT doesn't stop there. The building was masterfully created by world renowned architect FX Fowle with interiors by Stephen Alton. Matthew Hars (Sep 2012)
Especially from the separate dining area which offers floor-to-ceiling windows Full Service luxury Doorman Building with outstanding amenities and white glove staff. Jonathan Tauzowicz (Sep 2012)
Washington Heights near trains, restaurants, shops, etc It features, hardwood floors, high ceiling, large windows, lots of closets, lots of cabinets. Julian Suazo (Sep 2012)
Nearby restaurants include Yeung's Number 1 Chinese Restaurant, Borrego Pizza Delia 2, and West 190th Pizza Corp. Excellent top floor vie with Walk Arielzol Cafe and Restaurant and buy groceries at M and B International Foods. Sean Agans (Sep 2012)
Original hardwood floors, renovated kitchen, plenty of closet space on a tree lined block. Near shops, restaurants and transportation (R train and express bus Contact Maria at ext. Flip Realty LLC (Sep 2012)
Just one block away from restaurants, supermarkets, groceries stores, pharmacy, and more. Located in a well maintained building with live-in super. This is a quiet tree lined block, steps to the 1 train. Amauris Martinez (Sep 2013)
Steps to Yeshiva University, #1 Train right at the Corner on W191st/St. Jose Velazquez (Oct 2013)
Very close to public transportation, restaurants, bars, coffee shops. Tony Branin (Nov 2013)

apartments in this building

Nearby Subway Stations

  • 1 191 St (0.08 mi)
  • 1 Dyckman St (0.4 mi)
  • A 190 St (0.48 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
  • High School For Law And Public Service
  • High school
  • High School For International Business And Finance
  • High school
  • High School For Health Careers And Sciences
  • High school
  • P.S. 189
  • Elementary
  • Proffesor Juan Bosch Public School
  • Early Childhood
  • P.S. 048 P.O. Michael J. Buczek
  • Elementary
  • 4360-78 BROADWAY
  • P.S. 152 Dyckman Valley
  • Elementary
  • P.S. 005 Ellen Lurie
  • Elementary
  • I.S. 218 Salome Urena
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 4600 BROADWAY