690 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

  • 64% Pre War
  • 16% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 10% Elevator Building
  • 9% Walk-Up
  • 0% Condo or Co-Op Building
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Descriptions of 690 Ft Washington Ave

Close to 1 and A subways, buses, City College, Boricua College, Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, Jackie Robinson Park, Riverbank State Park, Riverside Park, great shopping, and fine dining. Berm Pluviose (Aug 2013)
Not to mention tons of local grocery stores, laundromats, corner stores and cleaners with pick up and drop off services, schools, parks, restaurants with day and nightlife. Your on Ft Washington Close to 190th You have great train access with the A Train Station at 190th and several bus lines. Alexander Rodgers (Oct 2014)
Public transportation (1, A, subway lines ) is close by and steps away is great shopping on Broadway including charming restaurants, shops and entertainment. The building is located steps away from gorgeous Fort Tryon Park and The Cloisters, as well as scenic bike and walking paths along the Hudson River. Daria Campbell (Jun 2011)
With large lobby and laundry rm, nicely renovated apts, hardwood flrs, high ceilings, modern kitchen and marble bath near tryon park (cloisters) and subway. Rory O'Sullivan (Apr 2012)
Just Steps to Yeshiva University, Columbia University Pavillion, New Balance Track and Field Center, Bars, Boutiques, And All Transportation( 1, A, C, E. J.Rodriguez Melgar (Jun 2013)
Nearby is Fort Tryon Park, New Leaf Cafe, incredible scenics of the Hudson River and all the things you need are within blocks of your front door. The Art Deco styled pre-war building has an elevator, laundry facilities and is located in a great neighborhood. Niteyes Ghauri (Apr 2013)
There are not too many 2 beds around in Hudson Heights so if you are one of those people who really want this area I would move super fast. Sumayyah Perine (Nov 2013)

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Nearby Subway Stations

  • A 190 St (0.15 mi)
  • 1 191 St (0.41 mi)
  • A 181 St (0.43 mi)
  • 1 181 St (0.54 mi)

building details

Floors: 6
Units: 100
Floor area: 90446
Year built: 1940

Nearby Schools

P.S. 187 Hudson Cliffs
P.S. 048 P.O. Michael J. Buczek
4360-78 BROADWAY
I.S. 218 Salome Urena
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
City College Academy Of The Arts
Secondary School
Middle School 322
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
Proffesor Juan Bosch Public School
Early Childhood
P.S. 152 Dyckman Valley
I.S. 528 Bea Fuller Rodgers School
Junior High-Intermediate-Middle
Community Health Academy Of The Heights
Secondary School
512 W 182ND ST
P.S. 132 Juan Pablo Duarte