Washington Heights Zip Codes
Washington Heights is home to several zip codes and it can be confusing to figure out where one starts and the next one ends. That’s why we’ve put together a convenient guide with quick overview on the block ranges of each of the Washington Heights zip codes. The guide also includes a complete list of the most notable landmarks and educational institutions according to their location. Get the full rundown by reading below!
This zip code’s boundaries include W. 153rd St. to the South, the last block of St. Nicholas Place and Edgecombe Ave. on the East, Riverside Drive on the West, and W. 173rd St. on the North. The northern boundary also encompasses one block of W. 174th St. once it makes its way across Broadway. It then goes back to W. 173rd St. by J. Hood Wright Park and up Haven Ave. until its end at W. 177th St. The eastern boundary includes two blocks of Amsterdam Ave. that are located between W. 171st St. and W 173rd St.
Some of the points of interest and famous landmarks located in this zip code are Trinity Church Cemetery, Church of the Intercession, Boricua College, the historic Morris-Jumel Mansion, the Hispanic Society of America, Audubon Terrace, Armory Track, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Neurological Institute of New York, The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center, and parts of Fort Washington Park including the picturesque Little Red Lighthouse.
At the Morris-Jumel Mansion
High Schools: Gregorio Luperon High School for Science and Mathematics
Elementary and Middle Schools: St. Rose of Lima School, Castle Bridge School, Kipp NYC Washington Heights Academy Charter School, Ms 326 Writers Today and Leaders Tomorrow, Ms 324 Patria Mirabal, Ms 319 Marie Teresa, Ps 128 Audubon, Ps 28 Wright Brothers, Ps 8 Luis Belliard, and Ps 4 Duke Ellington.
This zip code borders W. 178th St. on the South, Harlem River Dr. on the West, Cabrini Blvd. and the Hendry Hudson Pkwy. on the East, and Dyckman St. on the North. The northern boundary also incorporates the last stretch of Riverside Dr. after it intersects through Broadway right by the Dyckman St. subway station.
Some of the points of interest and famous landmarks located in this zip code are Fort Tryon Park and the Cloisters, the International Center of Medieval Art, Harlem River Park, Mount Sinai Jewish Center, Gorman Park, and the City College Academy of the Arts.
High Schools: Mesivta Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch School, Mother Cabrini High School, High School for Health Careers & Sciences, High School for Media & Communications, High School for Law & Public Service, and The College Academy.
Elementary and Middle Schools: Our Lady Queen of Martyrs, Equity Project Charter School, Inwood Academy for Leadership Charter School, Ps 189, Professor Juan Bosch Public School, Ps 187 Hudson Cliffs, and Ps 152 Dyckman Valley.
This zip code encompasses the northern tip of the island of Manhattan. It’s bordered on the East, West, and North by the Hudson and Harlem rivers. However, 10034 is also part of a small subdivision of Marble Hill in the Bronx between Broadway and Terrace View Ave. and from W. 255th St. to Fort Charles Place, past Jacobus Place, and the first block of Marble Hill Ave. The 10034 borders Dyckman St. and the last stretch of Harlem River Dr. as it makes its way past Swindler Cove.
This zip code is home to the New York-Presbyterian/The Allen Hospital, Rocco B. Commisso Soccer Stadium, Columbia University’s Baker Athletic Complex, Robert K. Kraft Field, Inwood Hill Park, Isham Park, Good Shepherd Church, Dyckman Farmhouse and the Campbell Sports Center.
Inwood Hill Park
High Schools: Manhattan Christian Academy, Northeastern Academy, and the High School for Excellence and Innovation.
Elementary and Middle Schools: St. Jude School, Good Shepherd School, Washington Heights Academy, Muscota School, Paula Hedbavny School, Amistad Dual Language School, Ps 5 Ellen Lurie, Ps 18 Park Terrace, and Ps 98 Shorac Kappock.
This zip code’s Southern boundary encompasses W. 173rd St. and one block of W. 174th St. between Broadway and Fort Washington Ave. It’s bordered by W. 187th St. on the North, Cabrini Blvd. and Riverside Dr. on the West, and Amsterdam Ave on the East. The eastern boundary also incorporates the street of Laurel Hill Terrace which runs right alongside Harlem River Park.
Some of the points of interest and famous landmarks located in this zip code are Highbridge Park, J. Hood Wright Park, United Palace Cathedral, Fort Washington Park, Castle Village, and Fort Washington.
United Palace Theater
High Schools: Yeshiva University High School, Community Health Academy of the Heights, and Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School.
Elementary and Middle Schools: St. Spyridon Parochial School, Washington Heights Hellenic, St. Elizabeth School, Harbor Heights, Ps 173, Ps 115 Alexander Humboldt, Ps 132 Juan Pablo Duarte, and Ps 48 Po Michael J Buczek.
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