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Living in Washington Heights New York

Washington Heights is the 31st most walkable neighborhood in New York with 159,326 residents.

Washington Heights has world-class public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: High Bridge, Morris Heights, Concourse, Inwood, Hamilton Heights, Tremont and University Heights.

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Walk Score of Washington Heights, New York, NY

Washington Heights is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Photo of Dyckman Train Station in Washington Heights, New York

Dyckman Train Station

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Corcho Wine Room

Daily errands do not require a car in Washington Heights New York.

Washington Heights is the 31st most walkable neighborhood in New York with a Walk Score of 96.

Find apartments in New York's most walkable neighborhoods: Little Italy, Chinatown and NoHo.

Washington Heights New York Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for Apartment at New York in the Washington Heights area
from $1,395
1 bed
Walk Score 97
Rental info for Apartment at New York in the Washington Heights area
from $2,500
Studio
Walk Score 100
Rental info for Apartment at New York in the Washington Heights area
$1,550
1 bed
Walk Score 90
Rental info for Apartment at New York in the Washington Heights area
$1,850
2 bed
Walk Score 93
Rental info for Apartment at New York in the Washington Heights area
$1,485
1 bed
Walk Score 92
Rental info for Apartment at Manhattan in the Washington Heights area
$2,395
2 bed
Walk Score 94
Rental info for Apartment at New York in the Washington Heights area
$1,895
1 bed
Walk Score 97
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100+ listings in Washington Heights

Washington Heights Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Washington Heights to other New York neighborhoods.

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

29 Lower East Side 97 97 83 85,490
30 Clinton 97 100 69 29,957
31 Washington Heights 96 96 69 159,326
32 Prospect Heights 96 100 85 16,720
33 Carroll Gardens 96 87 86 12,591

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 469 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Washington Heights.

People in Washington Heights can walk to an average of 26 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Le Chéile

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Buddha Beer Bar

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thumbnail for Dyckman Train Station#washingtonheights Everything after 191st st is an above ground train station. Nice way to look at the neighborhood at a glance.

Jess Shay
on Dyckman Train Station

Transit Score of Washington Heights, New York, NY

Washington Heights is a Rider’s Paradise

World-class public transportation. Find Washington Heights New York apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Washington Heights has world-class public transportation and about 24 bus and 5 subway lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Washington Heights on public transit.

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Washington Heights has about 15 car shares from RelayRides, Zipcar, Hertz On Demand and Enterprise CarShare.

Bike Score of Washington Heights, New York, NY

Washington Heights is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Photo of Gorman Memorial Park in Washington Heights, New York

Gorman Memorial Park

Photo of FT TRYON PARK - CAFE LOT in Washington Heights, New York

FT TRYON PARK - CAFE LOT

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Bennett Park

Photo of Bennett Park in Washington Heights, New York

Bennett Park

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Dyckman St.

Photo of Fort Tryon Park in Washington Heights, New York

Fort Tryon Park

thumbnail for Corcho Wine Room#washingtonheights My favorite place for brunch. Wine, good simple food, and live jazz music!

Jess Shay
on Corcho Wine Room

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Highbridge House

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Bennett Park

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Locksmith Bar

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550-598 West 177th Street

thumbnail for Gorman Memorial Park#washingtonheights This park provides easy access to Broadway from Wadsworth. During the summer it isn't uncommon to see people bring grills over here to enjoy the fireflies and trees.

Jess Shay
on Gorman Memorial Park

Washington Heights is Talking About...

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Photo of 550-598 West 177th Street in Washington Heights, New York

550-598 West 177th Street

Photo of 550-598 West 177th Street in Washington Heights, New York

550-598 West 177th Street

Photo of 550-598 West 177th Street in Washington Heights, New York

550-598 West 177th Street

thumbnail for FT TRYON PARK - CAFE LOT#washingtonheights Beautiful view of GW bridge from Fort Tryons walking trail.

Jess Shay
on FT TRYON PARK - CAFE LOT

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