Townhouse For Sale •  Washington Heights
Web ID # 16200


Studio • Baths • 3,180 ft2  
Tax: $414
Parking:  Street No Permit
Floor: 4
Classification: SRO shell, requires renovation
Dimensions: 20 ft x 53 ft, 3057 square feet (SF)
Residential FAR: 3.44
Allowed usable floor area: 6,873
Usable floor area as built: 3,057
Unused FAR: 3,816

An outstanding opportunity for an investor, homeowner or developer in Hamilton Heights! This three-story 1920 rowhouse is twenty (20) feet wide and fifty-three (53) feet deep feet and sits on a 1,998 square foot lot. It is currently a Single Room Occupancy (SRO) property and will be delivered vacant.

For investors and homeowners: The house requires renovation but retains sections of the original façade and cornice, which could be incorporated into a renovation plan. The high ceilings and enormous windows would give the renovated home a wonderful sense of light and space.

For redevelopment: Currently at 3,057 square feet, the property’s R7-2 zoning and 3.44 FAR as-of-right provide 3,816 square feet of Air Rights for redevelopment, giving a Maximum Buildable Area of 6,873 square feet and twenty (20) feet of frontage. Please call for additional details.

517 West 158th Street is situated on a quiet block adjacent to the Broadway Commercial Corridor and its many restaurants and cafes. The house is adjacent to the and close to the Audubon Park, Jumel Terrace and Hamilton Heights/Sugar Hill Northwest Historic Districts, and just two and a half blocks from Highbridge Park. For transportation, the 1 subway line is just two blocks away at the 157th Street subway station and the C train is close by at the 155th Street station.

Don’t miss this outstanding opportunity! Contact Robb Pair at 917-791-6986 or [email protected] , or Janita Mercado at 917-791-3070 or [email protected] , for your private showing.

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Nearby Subways

  • 1 Broadway & 157th St (~0.11 mile)
  • C Amsterdam Ave & 161st St (~0.15 mile)
  • B D Frederick Douglass Blvd & 156th St (~0.39 mile)
  • A C 1 Broadway & 168th St (~0.49 mile)
  • A C Saint Nicholas Ave & 168th St (~0.50 mile)