1479 SAINT NICHOLAS AVE 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 1479 Saint Nicholas Ave

It's conveniently located three blocks from the subway and is a stones throw to local shopping and restaurants. Eric Cruz (Nov 2013)
Stunning pre-war building is just three blocks to 1 train and a short walk to express A train. Surrounded by tasty local restaurants, grocers, parks and more. Angela Patterson (Oct 2013)
Nicholas avenue steps to #1 and A express trains with a live in super. Well maintained prewar building located w 184th street and St. Gurkan Aydemir (Nov 2013)
Very close to public transportation, restaurants, bars, coffee shops. Prime location. Tony Branin (Nov 2013)
610 West 150th Street. Jose Velazquez (Sep 2013)

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Nearby Subway Stations

  • 1 181 St (0.15 mi)
  • 1 191 St (0.34 mi)
  • A 181 St (0.37 mi)
  • A 190 St (0.54 mi)
  • A 175 St (0.57 mi)

building details

Floors: 6
Units: 38
Floor area: 47726
Year built: 1920

Nearby Schools

  • Community Health Academy Of The Heights
  • Secondary School
  • 512 W 182ND ST
  • P.S. 132 Juan Pablo Duarte
  • Elementary
  • 185 WADSWORTH AVENUE
  • I.S. 528 Bea Fuller Rodgers School
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 180 WADSWORTH AVENUE
  • P.S. 048 P.O. Michael J. Buczek
  • Elementary
  • 4360-78 BROADWAY
  • J.H.S. 143 Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
  • 511 WEST 182ND STREET
  • Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School
  • Secondary School
  • 511 WEST 182ND STREET
  • P.S. 189
  • Elementary
  • 2580 AMSTERDAM AVENUE
  • P.S. 115 Alexander Humboldt
  • Elementary
  • 586 WEST 177 STREET
  • P.S. 187 Hudson Cliffs
  • K-8
  • 349 CABRINI BOULEVARD
  • High School For Media And Communications
  • High school
  • 549 AUDUBON AVENUE
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