Upper West Side Apartments
Upper West Side Neighborhood
Indeed Jerry Seinfeld and Yoko Ono preferred the Upper West Side apartments to settle down for a reason. For one the proximity to Central Park makes the upper west side of Manhattan a very appealing choice. The upper west side extends from 59th street to 110th street.
Many of the most famous turn of the century prewar buildings reside in this area. Buildings like the Dakota where John Lennon lived and right across the street the famous strawberry fields. You can take the 1,2,3 trains or the a,b,c trains. Host to many movies such as you got mail with Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan have featured Upper West side apartments.
You could find an apartment in one of the many beautiful brownstone buildings between Central Park west and Columbus avenue or a deal in a low price rent stabilized building.
Things to do on the Upper West Side
Besides the obvious choice which is the wonderful and well known Central Park, you also have Riverside Park a refreshing choice. You could spend the day cycling by the Hudson or view talent at the skate ring on 108th street.
Another cool choice would be to visit the Empire Hotel Roof top. Right by Lincoln center you can catch a refreshment and some great views in a sophisticated atmosphere.
The American Museum of Natural History is another great choice if you find yourself on the upper west side. Check out the dinosaurs and hear the sounds of the deep blue. If modern exhibits are more your speed, the Rose Center for Earth and Space amazes with its regular planetarium shows.
Best Food on the Upper West Side
72nd street Subway station
86th street subway stations