New York City Guide: A Comprehensive Guide to the Five Boroughs of the Metropolis: Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, and Richmond

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Upper West Side and
Northern Manhattan

CENTRAL PARK WEST DISTRICT -- RIVERSIDE DRIVE -- MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS AND MANHATTANVILLE -- WASHINGTON HEIGHTS -- INWOOD -- MARBLE HILL

Area: 59th St. on the south to Harlem River Ship Canal (and Marble Hill) on the north; from the Hudson River east to Central Park, Morningside Ave., St. Nicholas Ave. (125th to 155th St.), and the Harlem River. Maps on pages 54-55 and 293.

Principal north-south streets: Broadway, Amsterdam Ave., Riverside Drive, and Henry Hudson Parkway.

Principal cross streets: 72d, 86th, 96th, 110th, 125th, 145th, 155th, 181st, and Dyck. man Sts.

Transportation: IRT Broadway-7th Ave. subway (local), 59th to 225th St. stations; 8th Ave. (Independent) Washington Heights subway (local), 59th to 207th St. stations; 9th Ave. el, 59th to 110th St. stations; Fifth Ave. buses Nos. 4, 5, 8, and 19; Broadway surface car.

A ROCKY ridge rises gently on the west side of the city, between 59th Street and 110th Street, and attains commanding elevations in the neighborhood of Washington Heights, where many fine residences and institutions have found an advantageous natural setting. Along the Hudson are Riverside, Fort Washington, Fort Tryon, and Inwood Hill parks. Above

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