Welcome to Upper West Side
A cultural enclave with an edge.
The Upper West Side has a longstanding reputation for attracting the culturally-aware. Artists, professors, filmmakers, and writers made their homes on the Upper West Side and helped it develop into an urban oasis for intellectual curiosity.
Nestled between Riverside and Central Park, the Upper West Side is one of the greenest parts of Manhattan. The Upper West Side is known for popular attractions like the Natural History Museum and Lincoln Center, but relaxed bistros and a lively bar scene defy expectations in this sparkling and cozy uptown neighborhood.
What to Expect
A sprawling artistic neighborhood with easy access to greenspace.
There’s no lack of greenery on the Upper West Side with both Central Park and Riverside Park. In Central Park, Strawberry Fields, the Great Lawn, and Sheep Meadow are luxurious during the spring.
Casual strolls along quiet streets and plenty of opportunities to indulge in your cultural curiosity.
In the Upper West Side, many blocks feel like quiet, small-town neighborhoods.
Dusk-till-dawn nightlife right outside of your doorstep. The entertainment scene is centered around relaxed bars and restaurants.
The Upper West Side isn’t considered a destination for hardcore partiers. A row of bars on Amsterdam Avenue is popular for sporting events and low-key nights out.
Pricey high-rises and townhouses, but buildings farther north can be more affordable.
The Upper West Side has a large number of condo, co-ops, and high-rise buildings.
You'll Fall in Love With
The intimate and inviting spirit of the neighborhood.
Cozy brick apartment buildings and tree-lined streets give the neighborhood an intimate and friendly vibe, like a childhood home imported to NYC.