Home to the infamous Lincoln Center and Arts, the Upper West Side is a trove of restaurants and cultural centers that have infinite amounts of events and new things to do every week!
The infamous Upper West Side Neighborhood, often abbreviated as UWS, so often depicted in Tv shows and movies such as 30 Rock, Gossip Girl, Seinfeld and many more! The lush greenery of the Upper West Side makes it an appealing neighborhood for people who want easy access to Central Park as well as an incredible number of restaurants and bars. The Upper West Side is often referred to as the cultural hub of the West Side of Manhattan, with Columbia University, Barnard College, The Juilliard School and the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts, there are many artists, students and intellectuals in that frequent the neighborhood.
Located between Central Park and Riverside Park, the Upper West Side is a truly breathtaking wonder of Manhattan. It is highly popular as a weekend brunch spot, an entertainment hub and a go-to for great dinner locations and high quality restaurants. The neighborhood has many iconic areas such as the infamous Empire Hotel, famous for its feature in Gossip Girl and associated with the character of Chuck Bass, the quintessential Upper West Side gentleman. The Lincoln Center for Performing Arts, located on the left of the Empire Hotel is also an iconic landmark of New York, with memorable operas, fashion shows and regular events, it is an epicenter for all things art-related.
Anyone who enjoys a walk surrounded by truly splendid architectural styles or has an appreciation for high quality design and architecture will enjoy the Upper West Side and its beautiful buildings. The truly unique buildings that make up the Historic District of the Upper West Side are a must-see, the four primary luxury buildings are The Eldorado, The San Remo, The Majestic and Century, all of which are known by their two-tower structure, separating the buildings in two luxury condos. These four buildings have remained an architectural splendor since the 1930’s and have continued to be extremely popular for their design and architectural style. Similarly, the western parts of the Upper West Side neighborhood also have unique buildings such as The Ansonia, The Dakota and The Apthorp, high quality luxury buildings that possess quite a unique architectural style and are beloved in the neighborhood.