Upper West Side and Central Park

AS A CONTRAST TO THE “OLD MONEY” OF THE UPPER EAST SIDE, THE UPPER WEST SIDE HAS EVOLVED TO BE ONE OF THE CITY’S TRENDIEST AND EXCITING AREAS, NOT TO MENTION ITS RICH ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY ...

 

 

Columbus Circle and Time Warner Center

Lincoln Center complex

Ansonia Hotel (73/74 St.)

Apthorp Building - (78/79 St.)

The busy corner of 72nd St. and Broadway

  • Subway station entrance, original from 1904, inspiration on Sesame Street
  • Gray’s Papaya

 

Zabars, the famous gourmet food store (80 St.)

Museum and Planetarium complex

Central Park highlights:

  • John Lennon legacy
  • Strawberry Fields
  • Imagine mosaic
  • Tavern on the Green
  • Sheep Meadow
  • Belvedere Castle views (time permitting)

The famous apartment buildings of Central Park West, often seen in the media and movies:

  • John Lennon legacy
  • The Century - 63 St.
  • Ghostbusters Building (55 CPW) - 65/66 St.
  • Shearith Israel Synagogue - 70 St.
  • Dakota - 72 St.
  • San Remo - 74/75 St.
  • Beresford - 81 St.
  • Eldorado

TIP: At the end of the walk, eat in one of the many restaurants on Broadway, Columbus or Amsterdam Avenues, and visit the Museum of Natural History and Planetarium

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Google maps - approximate route ...

 

 

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