Upper West Side
The Upper West Side neighborhood (UWS) is located on the Northern West part of Manhattan and it lies between W 59th Street to W 110th Street, and between Central Park and the Hudson River.
It is a very homey residential area surrounded by ornamented brownstones and beautiful pre-war buildings dating from late 19th and 20th century. Its streets are covered by leafy trees and in the warmer weather, the sidewalks display all kind of outdoor seating.
Columbia University and Barnard College are located at the north end of the neighborhood; Lincoln Center is located at the southern end. The Museum of American Natural History is located on 79th and the Park and the Planetarium very close by. The Dakota is the icon building at 72nd Street where numerous celebrities including John Lennon called it home.
All bars and restaurants are located on Broadway, Amsterdam and Columbus Avenue. The Fairway gourmet grocery story is located on Broadway and 74th Street and Trader’s Joe is now in the neighborhood at 72nd Street. Wholefoods has 2 stores, one located in the southern point at Columbus Circle and the other one located at Columbus and 97th Street.