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

  • 33% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 28% Elevator Building
  • 19% Walk-Up
  • 17% Pre War
  • 2% Post War
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Descriptions of 690 Ft Washington Ave

I have a plethora of beautifully renovated units throughout all of Manhattan close to all forms of public transportation, walking distance to local supermarkets, restaurants, lounges, and parks. Kenneth Francis (Oct 2013)
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. Facing the front of the building you get light and a vie with Apartments are not easily obtained in this area so please don't sit on your hands. 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)
Great location, just steps to the A train, fast commute to midtown and lower Manhattan, amazing landmark neighborhood near Ft. Prewar elevator building with laundry, heat and hot water included, cats/small dogs okay up to 30 lbs. Chauncey Palmer (Mar 2013)
This Beautiful, Art Deco Washington Heights building features double elevators, laundry on premises, next to Fort Tryon Park. Matan Farris (Aug 2013)
BEST Location in Upper Manhattan exclusive and sought after Block QUIET, Tree-Lined and super safe and secure. Best Apts Leroy (Feb 2013)

apartments in this building

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
  • K-8
  • 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
  • P.S. 152 Dyckman Valley
  • Elementary
  • 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
  • Elementary