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Looking to live in Washington Heights? 5 open houses to hit this weekend

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Want Windsor Terrace but are priced out? According to the New York Times, which ran a story recently about buyers heading back to Manhattan because they're finding properties too expensive in Brooklyn, you might fare better in Washington Heights instead.

Here, our selection of this weekend's open houses in the area. (Before you head out, read our interview with actor Ty Jones, producing artistic director of the Classical Theatre of Harlem, who's a fan of the neighborhood.)

775 Riverside Drive, #6B. A refurbished, 875-square-foot, junior-four with one bathroom and an office in a condo. Asking price: $602,000. Open house: Sunday, May 17, 1 pm to 3 pm.

156-08 Riverside Drive West, #3H. A 1503-square-foot, gut-renovated, two-bedroom, two-bath condo across from Riverside Park. Asking price: $904,000. Open house: Sunday, May 17, 1 pm to 3 pm.

779 Riverside Drive, #C53. A 1799-square-foot, classic-six with three bedrooms, two baths in a prewar, doorman condo. Asking price: $1.195 million. Open house: Sunday, May 17, 12 noon to 1 pm.

18 Sylvan Terrace. This 20-foot-wide, five-bedroom, three-bath house across from the historic Morris-Jumel Mansion, currently a two-family though easily convertible to a single-family, is back on the market. Asking price: $1.65 million. Open house: Friday, May 15, 4 pm to 6 pm; Saturday, May 16, 1 pm to 3 pm.


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