211 West 144th Street Unit 6A

1231231

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2

Bedrooms

1

Bathroom

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211 West 144th Street Unit 6A ABUNDANT NATURAL SUNLIGHT! PENTHOUSE LIVING

Here you have a true 2 bedroom unit with tons of natural sunlight. 211 West 144th Street Unit 6A has North and East exposure where the north is unobstructed. The apartment has hardwood floors throughout, a picture window kitchen so when entertaining, numerous spacious closets, and a big bathroom with a full-size tub. Co-op maintenance fee: $608/monthly.

211 West 144th Street is a Building located in the Central Harlem neighborhood in Manhattan, NY. 211 West 144th Street was built in 1940 and has 6 stories and a total of 19 units (3 per floor).

This home is 2 blocks away from the 2 train and only 4 blocks away from the A, B, C, D, trains. Neighborhood features include bars, restaurants, and even Jackie Robinson park which has its own gym, amphitheater, and Olympic-sized swimming pool. This home is turn-key ready and is just waiting for you! Schedule a viewing today!

211 West 144th Street Unit 6A

211 West 144 Street Co-op Income Caps (The fiscal year 2019)
1 person$89,640
2 people$102,480
3 people$115,320
4 people$128,040

Zoning District 1  R7-2, Class C1, Built Area 15,516 ft (Average ~816 sq ft per unit), Lot Area 3,964 sq ft (40.0 × 99.92), The floor area ratio (FAR) 3.91
211 West 144th Street  nearby schools include:
Ps 194 Countee Cullen School, Harlem Village Academy West Charter School, and Frederick Douglass Academy School.

Get to know Hamilton Heights

Sandwiched between Washington Heights and Morningside Heights, Hamilton Heights is named after the founding father (and Broadway inspiration) Alexander Hamilton. The home he lived in for the last two years of his life, the Grange, still stands (in St. Nicholas Park, moved from its original location). While this part of Manhattan was rural farmland in Hamilton’s day, beginning at the end of the 19th century, and fueled by the extension of elevated train and subway lines, developers erected stately rowhouses and apartment buildings.
And, like Harlem today, Hamilton Heights is enjoying a resurgence of interest. The main City College campus also gives the area some of the collegiate feelings of neighboring Morningside Heights.


Hamilton Heights is a neighborhood in the northern part of Manhattan in New York City. It is the northernmost part of the West Harlem area, along with Manhattanville and Morningside Heights to its south, and it contains the sub-neighborhood and historic district of Sugar Hill. Washington Heights lies to Hamilton Heights’ north, and to its east is Central Harlem.

Hamilton Heights is bounded by 135th Street to the south, Riverside Drive to the west, 155th Street to the north, and Edgecombe Avenue and Saint Nicholas Avenue to the east. The community derives its name from Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, who lived the last two years of his life in what is now the Hamilton Grange National Memorial, back when Upper Manhattan was mostly farmland.

Hamilton Heights is part of Manhattan Community District 9, and its primary ZIP Codes are 10031, 10032, and 10039. It is patrolled by the 30th Precinct of the New York City Police Department.

Most of the housing dates from the extension of the elevated and subway lines at the end of the 19th and the start of the 20th Century. This fairly elegant housing became less desirable to white residents in the 1930s and 1940s as the population changed from white to black, even though the black residents were just as affluent as the white residents. There are spacious apartment buildings, brownstones, and other row houses prominently lining the leafy eastern streets of Hamilton Heights, an area traditionally home to a substantial black professional class.

The brownstone revival of the 1960s and 1970s led to a new movement of middle-class blacks in the area. Latinos arrived in large numbers in the 1980s, with Dominicans making up the majority. Today the local population is changing again, with Hispanics constituting a majority of the population followed by African Americans, West Indians, and Whites. Gentrification since 2005 has dramatically increased the proportion of non-Hispanic whites. Many actors, artists, teachers, and other professionals now reside in Hamilton Heights.

After the Russian Revolution, especially after the 1940s, many Ukrainians, Russian White émigré, and Polish found their way to New York City. Hamilton Heights had a very heavy population of Eastern European heritage, with a predominantly large amount of Russians living in this immediate area. There were a couple of Russian Orthodox Churches erected, Russian book stores, bakeries, grocery and delicatessen stores, with theatres all along Broadway.

The house on the corner of Broadway and W. 141st Street was known as the “Russian House” (Русский Дом) and a Russian library was on the other corner. During the late 1950s and throughout the 1960s, a lot of these Russians began to move out to suburban areas of New York and New Jersey. The only remaining landmark of this era is the Holy Fathers Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia, located on 524 W 153rd Street, with some notable Russian Americans buried at the bordering Trinity Cemetery.

 

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Address: 211 West 144th Street Unit 6A
  • Country: United States
  • Province / State: New York
  • City / Town: New York
  • Neighborhood: Harlem
  • Postal code / ZIP: 10030
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  • Property ID 1231231
  • Price $335,000
  • Property Type Co-op
  • Property status For sale
  • Rooms 4
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathrooms 1
  • Year Built 1940
  • Label For Sale

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