689 FT WASHINGTON 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 689 Ft Washington Ave

Lovely pre-war bldg with laundry room and large, renovated apts with wood flrs and large closets. Gorgeous neighborhood with safe, close-knit community near the cloisters and good schools. James Rudkins (Dec 2012)
Large space with high ceilings steps from parks, Cloisters, subways, shops, restaurants. Outdoor patio in the Heights. Tryon Park, A train. David Apetz (Feb 2010)
This is a spectacular deal, in a well maintained building. Colin Glenn (Dec 2012)

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Nearby Subway Stations

  • A 190 St (0.15 mi)
  • A 181 St (0.42 mi)
  • 1 191 St (0.46 mi)
  • 1 181 St (0.56 mi)

building details

Floors: 5
Units: 84
Floor area: 56686
Year built: 1928

Nearby Schools

P.S. 187 Hudson Cliffs
K-8
349 CABRINI BOULEVARD
P.S. 048 P.O. Michael J. Buczek
Elementary
4360-78 BROADWAY
I.S. 218 Salome Urena
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
4600 BROADWAY
City College Academy Of The Arts
Secondary School
4600 BROADWAY
Middle School 322
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
4600 BROADWAY
Proffesor Juan Bosch Public School
Early Childhood
12-18 ELLWOOD STREET
P.S. 152 Dyckman Valley
Elementary
93 NAGLE AVENUE
I.S. 528 Bea Fuller Rodgers School
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
180 WADSWORTH AVENUE
Community Health Academy Of The Heights
Secondary School
512 W 182ND ST
P.S. 132 Juan Pablo Duarte
Elementary
185 WADSWORTH AVENUE
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