Google Plus Business   Pinterest

800.ELLIMAN

The smartest way to find your next home.

Search over 1,200,000 listings, reviews and conversations.

What people are saying

johnr45
"Polluted"
hallies
"people litter on the blocks coming out of the train"
cypress-hills-resident
"Friendly welcoming neighbors"
namep206
"No pros just walk away"

Movers & shakers in the rankings

#18 - Up 11 spots in Brooklyn

#8 - Up 25 spots in Brooklyn

#32 - Up 18 spots in Queens

Top community reviews

LisaAnnBurke
3/5 rating details
  • Childcare 3/5
  • Clean & Green 3/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 3/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Neighborly Spirit 4/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parking 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Pest Free 2/5
  • Public Transport 2/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 3/5
  • Shopping Options 2/5
  • Safe & Sound 3/5
  • Schools 3/5

"Affordable Rents But Still Sketchy in Spots"

Washington Heights is neighborhood on the far northern part of Manhattan. Washington Heights borders Harlem to the South along 155th Street, Inwood to the North along Dyckman Street, the Hudson River to the West, and Harlem River to the East.

The area offers very affordable rents and large size apartments which makes the area a popular destination for students and young professionals. Because the apartments are so large, many people participate in shares to keep expenses low. While rents are... Full review
Pros
  • affordable rents
  • Many verdant parks abound
  • Gorgeous architecture lines streets like Pine Hurst Avenue, Cabrini Boulevard etc
  • Rich history
  • Stunning views of the Hudson River
  • Cute stretches of shops and restaurants
Cons
  • far from downtown
  • Crime rates continue to be a problem
  • Not much nightlife
  • terrible grocery stores
  • Can be dangerous
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Tourists
  • Students
As seen on:

All data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the RLS or Douglas Elliman. See Terms of Service for additional restrictions.

All information regarding a property for sale, rental, taxes or financing is from sources deemed reliable. No representation is made as to the accuracy thereof, and such information is subject to errors, omission, change of price, rental, commission, prior sale, lease or financing, or withdrawal without notice. All square footage and dimensions are approximate. Exact dimensions can be obtained by retaining the services of a professional architect or engineer.

The number of bedrooms listed above is not a legal conclusion. Each person should consult with his/her own attorney, architect or zoning expert to make a determination as to the number of rooms in the unit that may be legally used as a bedroom.

© 2014. Douglas Elliman Real Estate. All material presented herein is intended for information purposes only. While, this information is believed to be correct, it is represented subject to errors, omissions, changes or withdrawal without notice. All property information, including, but not limited to square footage, room count, number of bedrooms and the school district in property listings are deemed reliable, but should be verified by your own attorney, architect or zoning expert. Equal Housing Opportunity.