Posts Tagged ‘The Pumpkin House’

12/11/2016: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About The Pumpkin House

12/11/2016: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About The Pumpkin House

Ever Want to Find Out About the PUMPKIN HOUSE?  Here’s your CHANCE! December 11, 2016 3 to 5 pm Community Room – Castle Village 110 Cabrini Blvd. North of the George Washington Bridge, on a steep precipice above the West Side Highway rises the Pumpkin House, so-called because of its eerie appearance when viewed from […]


Pumpkin House Carves Out a Niche on the Hudson | WSJ

Pumpkin House Carves Out a Niche on the Hudson | WSJ

By Hannah Furfaro Photos of William Spink’s home in upper Manhattan appear in history books, and tour guides point it out as they glide by on Hudson River cruises below. It perches high above Route 9A, just north of the George Washington Bridge. It even has a nickname—the Pumpkin House. The nickname came over the […]


NYC’s Incredible Cliffside ‘Pumpkin House’ Is For Sale | Gothamist

NYC's Incredible Cliffside 'Pumpkin House' Is For Sale | Gothamist

by Jen Carlson Located at 16 Chittenden Avenue in Manhattan’s Hudson Heights neighborhood is a home that’s been dubbed “The Pumpkin House.” The property extends out over a cliff just north of the George Washington Bridge, and some observers on the other side of the Hudson River see a jack-o-lantern face at night when the […]


Who Lives There – A Face in the Crowd | NY Times

Who Lives There - A Face in the Crowd | NY Times

By STEVEN KURUTZ Published: August 13, 2008 WHEN a building is perched atop a ridge that happens to be the highest natural point in Manhattan, cantilevered over a cliff like one of those engineering marvels that are affixed to California hillsides, it tends to attract attention. In the case of a three-story brick house just […]


Uptown Real Estate: The Pumpkin House Is On The Market | WSJ

By JOSH BARBANEL The Pumpkin House of Washington Heights, one of the most unusual residences in Manhattan, has gone on the market for $3.9 million. The 17-foot-wide brick house cantilevers over a cliff near the highest point in Manhattan, facing west toward the Hudson River. The light of the setting sun combined with the glow […]

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