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Neighborhood Profile

Upper West Side

Upper West Side Photo
American Museum of Natural History. Photo: R. Mickens/AMNH

Some of the most desirable property in the city is on Central Park West, but Amsterdam Avenue is a morass of mid-rises and much of the neighborhood lacks street life.


59th St. (excluding Columbus Circle) to 110th St., Central Park West to Hudson River

Subway Stations

1 to 66th St.-Lincoln Center | 1,2,3 to 72nd St. | B, C to 72nd St. | 1 to 79th St. | B, C to 81st St. | 1 to 86th St. | B, C to 86th St. | 1,2,3 to 96th St. | B,C to 96th St. | B,C to 103rd St. | 1 to 103rd St. | B,C to 103rd St. | 1 to 110th St. | B,C to 110th St.

Quality of Life

Number of Trees
Number of Murders
Travel time to...42nd St.Fulton St.Columbus CircleUnion Sq.
... in Minutes
From 86th St.
Number of Trains: 5
Number of Stations: 13