Washington Heights Apartments

Manhattan

$2,4003BR, 1BA
West 178th St Washington Heights
ExclusiveConvertible Floorplan
Pre War
9 Minutes since update
$2,1083BR, 1BA
West 177th St Washington Heights
Elevator, Laundry Room, Dishwasher, Elevator/Laundry Building
16 Minutes since update
$1,6952BR, 1BA
Audubon Ave Washington Heights
Small Dogs & Cats, Dishwasher, Pre War
16 Minutes since update
$2,2003BR, 1BA
Wadsworth Ave Washington Heights
Elevator, Dishwasher, Elevator Building
16 Minutes since update
$1,7502BR, 1BA
Audubon Ave Washington Heights
Small Dogs & Cats, Dishwasher, Pre War
16 Minutes since update
$2,4003BR, 1BA
West 156th St Washington Heights
Exclusive
Post War
3 Minutes since update
$2,4502BR, 1BA
Riverside Dr Washington Heights
No Fee
Elevator
6 Minutes since update
$2,7003BR, 1BA
Fort Washington Ave Washington Heights
Exclusive
1025 Sq. Ft., Pets Allowed, Elevator, Dishwasher, Elevator Building
~ 2 Hours since update
$2,2002BR, 1BA
West 171st St Washington Heights
Exclusive
850 Sq. Ft., Pets Allowed, Elevator, Dishwasher, Elevator Building
~ 2 Hours since update
$1,595STUDIO
West 156th St Washington Heights
Exclusive
500 Sq. Ft., Pets Allowed
~ 2 Hours since update
$2,7953BR, 1BA
West 156th Washington Heights
No feeExclusive
Dishwasher
~ 3 Hours since update
$2,7953BR, 1BA
West 158th St Washington Heights
No feeExclusive
Dishwasher, Pre War
~ 3 Hours since update
$2,3002BR, 1BA
West 158th St Washington Heights
No feeExclusive
Dishwasher, Pre War
~ 3 Hours since update
$2,6252BR, 1BA
Haven Ave Washington Heights
No fee1 month free
Pets Allowed, Elevator, Laundry Room, Dishwasher, On-site super, Elevator/Laundry Building
4 Minutes since update
$2,6002BR, 1BA
Ft Washington Ave Washington Heights
No fee1 month free
Pets Allowed, In-Unit Laundry, Dishwasher, On-site super, Walk-Up
4 Minutes since update
$4,2004BR, 2BA
Saint Nicholas Ave Washington Heights
No fee1 month free
Pets Allowed, Elevator, In-Unit Laundry, Dishwasher, On-site super, Elevator Building
13 Minutes since update
$4,2004BR, 2BA
West 180th St Washington Heights
No fee1 month free
Pets Allowed, Brownstone
13 Minutes since update
$3,2003BR, 1BA
Wadsworth Ter Washington Heights
Pets Allowed, Dishwasher
14 Minutes since update
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Neighborhood Description

The neighborhood’s lofty name is derived from the fact that—at 256 feet above sea level—it is situated at the highest point in Manhattan. Because of its steep inclines, numerous "step" streets (one of which has 130 stairs) connect one street to the next.

The population of Washington Heights is over 150,000. Though the area is not necessarily gentrified, it has undergone urban renewal over the past few years and the crime rate has decreased significantly. Many aspiring professionals and students value Washington Heights as an affordable alternative to other Manhattan neighborhoods, as well as for its gorgeous, verdant park scene. The Cloisters medieval art museum is another prized landmark not far from the neighborhood, and noteworthy restaurants include El Malecon restaurant, Saggio, and New Leaf Restaurant and Bar. The neighborhood is the setting of the musical, In the Heights. It is also featured as a location in several films including Citizen Kane, Mad Hot Ballroom, American Gangster, and Frances Ha.

Washington Heights is bordered by Harlem to the south, Inwood to the north, the Hudson River to the west, and the Harlem River to the east.

The area is named after Fort Washington, a fort constructed on the most elevated part of Manhattan during the Revolutionary War to defend the area from British forces. Today the history of the battle is marked in a series of bronze statues along Broadway. Washington Heights has also been a site of immigration: Irish immigrants moved to Washington Heights in the 1900’s and, during the 1930’s and 1940’s, European Jews moved to Washington Heights to escape Nazism.

Another perk of living in Washington Heights is that it is well served by the NYC Subway. The A/C trains stop at 155th Street and 163rd Street-Amsterdam Avenue. The 1 and A/C trains stop at the 168th Street station, the A train stops at 175th Street, 181st Street and 190th Street, and the 1 train stops at 157th Street, 168th Street, 181st Street, and 191st Street.

Local Subway Stops

  • 1 157 St
  • C A 163 St - Amsterdam Av
  • 1 168 St - Washington Hts
  • A 175 St
  • C A 168 St
  • D B 155 St

The Top No-Fee Buildings

Building Address # no-fee apts
4051 Broadway 64
4 South Pinehurst Ave 44
690 Ft Washington Avenue 42
3868 Broadway 38
504 West 159 Street 38
92 PINEHURST AVENUE 37
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Washington Heights Statistics

$1,800
1BR Median Rent
  • 37% Pre War
  • 27% Elevator/Laundry Building
  • 18% Elevator Building
  • 12% Walk-Up
  • 2% Post War
Building types
51
popularity rank 2014 rank: 52

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