The Upper West Side is an inviting neighborhood, complete with rich culture, exceptional restaurants, outdoor cafés, upscale shops, and designer boutiques.
The 1/2/3 and A, C, B, and D trains can help you move around the UWS with ease.
Quiet, peaceful, and residential, the UWS is vibrant and alive with a vast array of pre-war architecture and brownstones on tree-lined streets. Take a walk through picturesque Central Park, visit the famous Museum of Natural History, or take in a ballet at Lincoln Center or an opera at the Met.
DiningWorld-class dining experiences courtesy of master sushi artisans, Michelin-rated chefs, and any of several Jean Georges luxury offerings will stun you and anybody lucky enough to join you. Casual eats in Manhattan include JoJu, Friedman’s, and many incredible cafés such as Magnolia Bakery and Levain Bakery.
Epicerie Boulud1900 Broadway, New York, NY 10023
Miriam300 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10023
Zabar’s2245 Broadway Avenue, New York NY 10024
ShoppingThis world-class shopping destination offers you the best of both Broadway and Columbus Avenue. Chic, unique boutiques and brands you love line Columbus Avenue and make for a lovely day exploring the shops. For the ultimate luxury and convenience, be sure to check out the shops at Columbus Circle.
The Shops at Columbus Circle10 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10019
The ArtsThe Upper West Side is truly a cultural and intellectual hub, home to dozens of museums and performing arts centers, including the American Museum of Natural History and Beacon Theater. Music and theater lovers rejoice—there’s always a show to catch, any night of the week. The Hayden Planetarium, American Folk Art Museum, Vivian Beaumont Theater, Kaufman Music Center, and The Center at West Park are all located in this historic NYC neighborhood, as well.
American Museum of Natural History200 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024-5102
RecreationThe Upper West Side is bordered by Central Park to the east, which is local to other famous parks like Sheep Meadow, Strawberry Fields, Cherry Hill, and Belvedere Castle. To the west along the Hudson River is Riverside Park, a 4-mile-long waterfront full of jogging trails, playgrounds, concessions, dog runs, and recreational facilities.
Riverside ParkFrom 59th Street to 181st Street, from the riverfront to the city
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