The neighborhood of Washington Heights is part of the city of New York, New York.
Washington Heights offers a variety of experiences for home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors. Overall, there are numerous things to do in this part of the city for those looking for a dynamic vibe. Although the nightlife is limited, there are usually a very large number of people around. The greenery in this area is prominent as the tree canopy coverage for numerous streets is fairly good. There are about 30 green spaces close by for residents to check out, such as Jackie Robinson Park and Riverside Park, which results in them being very easy to reach from most locations in the neighborhood.
A majority of the housing growth in Washington Heights occurred prior to the 1960s. The sizeable percentage of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of this area is an important part of its character. Roughly 95% of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by renters whereas the rest are occupied by owners. This part of New York offers mainly one bedroom and two bedroom homes.
Locals will value that no matter where their house is situated in Washington Heights, both primary and secondary schools are close by. Property buyers have the option of public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. Concerning food, it is especially convenient to reach both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from anywhere in Washington Heights. Audubon Avenue is among the best streets for groceries. Additionally, thanks to over 350 restaurants and around 30 coffee shops, Washington Heights is a fairly good area in which to eat out. Property owners can find countless clothing stores within walking distance, for instance along Amsterdam Avenue.
This part of the city allows home buyers to get around by different methods of transportation. The public transit network in Washington Heights is especially practical. Rapid transit stations, including 163 St - Amsterdam Av Station, 175 St Station and 190 St Station with access to the A | 8 Avenue Express Line, 1 | Broadway - 7 Avenue Local Line, B | 6 Avenue Express Line, D | 6 Avenue Express Line and C | 8 Avenue Local Line, are not very far-removed from the bulk of residences in the neighborhood. Residents have access to around 20 bus lines, and bus stops are typically nearby. A majority of the homes for sale in this area are located in places that are also especially conducive to traveling on foot; running daily errands is very convenient, and plenty of businesses are especially nearby. This part of New York is quite bike-friendly since the bicycling network is reasonably comprehensive.