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Sun, Jul 31


Margaret Corbin Plaza

Head Uptown to Affordable Manhattan! Getting to Know Hudson Heights.

Get to know Hudson Heights, a community with an excellent quality of life, with spectacular Fort Tryon Park and attractive housing with tree-lined streets.

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Head Uptown to Affordable Manhattan! Getting to Know Hudson Heights.
Head Uptown to Affordable Manhattan! Getting to Know Hudson Heights.

Time & Location

Jul 31, 2022, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Margaret Corbin Plaza, Margaret Corbin Plz, New York, NY 10040, USA

About the event

The first in a series of free neighborhood introductory tours covering the housing market, amenities, history and culture. Whether you are interested in buying or renting, you will come away with knowledge of the opportunities in Hudson Heights and the kind of lifestyle you would have in one of NYC’s best affordable neighborhoods.

This 90-minute tour will cover:

· The sale and rental market and a sampling of buildings as we stroll

· Transportation options, food shopping and restaurants

· Green space and outdoor recreation: Fort Tryon Park, Bennett Park and Fort Washington Park

· The neighborhood’s history and celebrity residents


Meeting place and time: 9:30am at Fort Washington Avenue, outside the playground opposite the exit to the A train’s 190th Street station by the entrance to Fort Tryon Park.  If taking the subway or coming from Bennett Avenue, you take the elevator to reach this destination. The #4 bus also gets you right there.

Restrooms: We’ll have a restroom stop very early in the tour (within 5-10 minutes of our start).

Endpoint: 181st Street and Fort Washington Avenue, convenient to the A and #1 subways, the M4 bus and brunch options.

About your guide:

Hank Orenstein resides in Hudson Heights and is NYC’s premiere professionally licensed tour guide (20 years of experience), NYC historian, and award-winning real estate broker with The Corcoran Group (15 years of experience).  Hank is the organizer of the popular meetup group, Exploring NYC History and Neighborhoods which has over 7,500 members and has held over 500 tours and events.

Hank has a repertoire of 80 neighborhoods throughout NYC led private tours and hosted events for many organizations including Ernst & Young LLP, Citigroup, Fordham University, Ameriprise Financial, The Broadway Mall Association, non-profit organizations and law firms.

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