Hudson Heights

Hudson Heights

Deriving its name from Fort Washington, a stronghold built during the Revolutionary War, Hudson Heights is an enclave of Washington Heights and is a subset of one of Manhattan's largest neighborhoods. It hosts a large Jewish population and a thriving Dominican community. The neighborhood is set somewhat apart from the rest of the city.  Hudson Heights stretches from West 173rd Street to the top of Fort Tryon Park (home to the Cloisters, a branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art), and from Broadway to the Hudson River.


In fact, Washington Heights is arguably the center of Dominican-American political, creative, and athletic achievement in the US. Recently, the neighborhood has become hot among first-time buyers and recent college graduates seeking affordable Manhattan housing. Thus, Washington Heights is in transition as its population becomes more diverse and real estate values creep upward.

The area doesn’t boast much in the way of a vibrant nightlife, but it is in close proximity to La Marina. La Marina is a venue that has two outdoor patios, glass-enclosed indoor space, multiple bars, and party dance floor, and allows diners a gorgeous view of the George Washington Bridge and Hudson River. Another popular spot in the area is Apt 78, a casual lounge with blood-pumping live music, DJs, and a brunch, lunch, and dinner menu with scrumptious options. There are small shops and local service establishments in and around Hudson Heights, and specialized emporiums like Moscow on the Hudson.

With the quickly changing landscape came Hudson Pilates, a fitness center that opened on West 181st Street and offers Pilates and Zumba classes to residents.  Newcomers to the neighborhood's food scene include 181 Cabrini, a popular coffee and wine bar, and Bangkok Heights. The latest addition to the stretch on West 181st St. is Saggio, a Sicilian restaurant with a beer garden in the backyard. The area around West 187th Street is less busy but also has shops and restaurants, among them Cafe Buunni, a hip coffeehouse that serves Ethiopian blends. 

Many of the landmarks in the area are greenspaces. Gifted to the city in 1935 by John D. Rockefeller, the 67-acre Fort Tryon Park gives this neighborhood a slice of greenery where residents are often seen picnicking. The historic Little Red Lighthouse, is the subject of a popular children’s book. Other green spots are J. Hood Wright Park, which includes a recreation center, and Bennett Park, which occupies the highest point of land in Manhattan, 265 feet above sea level.

Hudson Heights still has a reputation for being one of Manhattan’s most affordable neighborhoods, although prices continue to rise. Most of the residences are in apartment buildings, many of which are cooperatives, and most were constructed in the 1920s through 1940s. The Art Deco style is prominent, along with Tudor Revival. Castle Village, a string of five co-op towers, each with four wings, was completed in 1939 and is set on 7.5 acres of parklike grounds with play areas and benches overlooking the river. In 2016, Hudson View Gardens was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. This 1924 enclave of 15 Tudor-Style buildings is on a winding private street with gardens, a playground and other amenities, meant to resemble a medieval English village.

The neighborhood is serviced by the A, C and 1 subway lines.

BRIGHT & SPACIOUS 1 bedroom/1 bathroom in Hudson Heights$733,000
Historic and Charming One of a Kind Cottage on the Hudson Your Home is your Castle literally THE premiere Cottage home in stunning Castle Village is now on sale and ...$1,650,000
Financing Only Through National Cooperative Bank Come and live in the prettiest area of Hudson Heights !$599,000
Newly refurbished, top floor, one bedroom apartment in beautiful Washington Heights elevator building.$389,000
All showings are By Appointment Only with signed Covid Forms.$625,000
All showings are By Appointment Only with signed Covid Forms.$799,000
Enjoy this easily convertible two bedroom home with its large living room potential 2nd bedroom, separate dining room dining living room combo and a quiet back bedroom that includes a ...$475,000
This apartment with deeded indoor parking checks all the boxes !$1,195,000
Welcome home to this high floor rarely available Castle Village gracious studio in the heart of the Heights.$375,000
Panoramic VIEWS Deal Fell Through Back on the Market !$1,399,000
One of very few buildings with part time doorman and parking garage in Hudson Heights.$414,750
SPRING SPONSOR SALE Contract by June 21st and the sponsor will cover transfer taxes and sponsor attorney fee.$850,000
NEW PRICE ! ! Top Floor Magic !$745,000
Panoramic Views Prewar Grandeur Rare Opportunity Welcome home to this RIVER facing gracious and spacious Prewar true two bedroom renovated gem in one of the Heights most sought after buildings ...$849,000
This serene one bedroom home exudes warmth and prewar character, with a generous layout and extra tall ceilings that imbue a feeling of airiness and comfort.$395,000
Grand Prewar 2 Bedroom CONDO in the Heights This is why people move uptown Space and Flexibility !$714,000
Serene river views and craftsman details define this bright and sunny one bedroom on a cul de sac off West 181st Street.$435,000
Indulge in this serene and sophisticated apartment set within a 1929 deco building bursting with style and elegance.$395,000
Big and Bright ! This 1170 square foot, 3 bedrooms 1 bath apartment has East and North exposures and a total of six large windows in the living room and ...$361,000
Welcome to 371 Fort Washington Avenue, Apartment 4D, an incredibly spacious apartment in the Cabrini Area of Washington Heights.$675,000
With its inviting entrance dining foyer, step down living room, and oversized bedroom, this sun filled home provides the opportunity to live in one of the five X shaped towers ...$649,000
Move right in to this wonderful south and west facing, corner, one bedroom co op apartment.$449,000
Renovated LARGE ONE BEDROOM IN CHARMING ART DECO BUILDING Thoughtfully renovated with a new kitchen including the modern amenities stone counters, dishwasher, gas stove, stainless steel refrigerator and plenty of ...$450,000
Move right into this sunny amp ; quiet corner one bedroom with a window in every room two in the bedroom.$350,000
You cannot have better than a top floor, graciously proportioned 2 bedroom apartment with views of the Hudson River, the Palisades, surrounded by landscaped gardens and flowering trees.$738,000
Situated directly across from beautiful and historic J.$599,000
Light flooded Two Bedroom, One Bath gem in Hudson Heights' only pre war condominium !$625,000
Beautiful, designer, recently renovated apartment on a high floor.$859,000
Sparkling brand new kitchen, never been used !$350,000
For Sale In the fast growing Castle Village Co op, this ground floor healthcare space sits within a complex of thousands of residents within a 4 block radius.$499,000
Spacious light filled, second floor, south and east facing, true two bedroom co op apartment, ready to move in.$615,000
Welcome home to your Hudson Heights Apartment 3F at 245 Bennett Avenue in lovely Fort Tryon Gardens.$595,000
Very Motivated Seller ! This Rarely Available High Floor Gracious 2 Bedroom, 1.$610,000
Sunrise ; Sunset ! Move right in !$570,000
COVETED 8 LINE IN MOST COVETED BUILDING IN HUDSON HEIGHTS Live on top of the world in this high floor 8 line in the sought after 200 Building at Castle ...$975,000
Don't miss out on the largest two bedroom layout in Hudson Heights most coveted coop.$580,000
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