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Upper Manhattan
Manhattan
denotes the most northern region of the New York City Borough of Manhattan. Its southern boundary has been variously defined, but 96th Street, the northern boundary of Central Park
Central Park
at 110th Street, 125th Street or 155th Street are some common usages.[citation needed] Upper Manhattan
Manhattan
is generally taken to include the neighborhoods of Marble Hill, Inwood, Washington Heights (including Fort George, Sherman Creek and Hudson Heights), Harlem
Harlem
(including Sugar Hill, Hamilton Heights
Hamilton Heights
and Manhattanville), East Harlem
Harlem
and parts of the Upper West Side
Upper West Side
(Morningside Heights and Manhattan
Manhattan
Valley). In the late 19th century, the IRT Ninth Avenue Line
IRT Ninth Avenue Line
and other elevated railroads brought people to the previously rustic Upper Manhattan. Until the late 20th century it was less influenced by the gentrification that had taken place in other parts of New York over the previous 30 years. Like other residential areas, Upper Manhattan
Manhattan
is not a major center of tourism in New York City, although some tourist attractions, such as Grant's Tomb, most of Riverside Park, the Apollo Theater, Fort Tryon Park and The Cloisters, Sylvia's Restaurant, the Hamilton Grange, the Morris–Jumel Mansion, Minton's Playhouse, Riverbank State Park, Sakura Park, Sugar Hill, Riverside Church, the National Jazz Museum in Harlem
Harlem
and the Dyckman House
Dyckman House
lie within it. Gallery[edit]

Grant's Tomb
Grant's Tomb
is a major tourist attraction in Upper Manhattan

The Cloisters
The Cloisters
in Fort Tryon Park
Fort Tryon Park
houses the medieval art collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Little Red Lighthouse
Little Red Lighthouse
under the George Washington Bridge. The bridge connects Washington Heights in Upper Manhattan
Manhattan
across the Hudson River
Hudson River
to Fort Lee, New Jersey, and is the world's busiest motor vehicle bridge.[1][2]

Inwood Hill Park
Inwood Hill Park
contains the last remnant of the primeval forest which once covered Manhattan; these caves were used by native Lenape people

See also[edit]

New York City
New York City
portal

Lower Manhattan Midtown Manhattan

References[edit]

^ "Port Authority of New York and New Jersey - George Washington Bridge". The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Retrieved September 13, 2013.  ^ Woodruff, Bob; Zak, Lana & Wash, Stephanie (November 20, 2012). "GW Bridge Painters: Dangerous Job on Top of the World's Busiest Bridge". ABC News. Retrieved June 6, 2016. 

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Neighborhoods in the New York City
New York City
borough of Manhattan

Lower Manhattan below 14th St (CB 1, 2, 3)

Alphabet City Battery Park City Bowery Chinatown Civic Center Cooperative Village East Village Essex Crossing Financial District Five Points Greenwich Village Hudson Square Little Fuzhou Little Germany Little Italy Little Syria Lower East Side Meatpacking District NoHo Nolita Radio Row SoHo South Street Seaport South Village Tribeca Two Bridges West Village World Trade Center

Midtown (CB 5)

Columbus Circle Diamond District Flatiron District Garment District Herald Square Koreatown Madison Square NoMad Silicon Alley Theater District Times Square

West Side (CB 4, 7)

Chelsea Hell's Kitchen Hudson Yards Lincoln Square Little Spain Manhattan
Manhattan
Valley Manhattantown Penn South Pomander Walk Riverside South Tenderloin Upper West Side

East Side (CB 6, 8)

Carnegie Hill Gashouse District Gramercy Park Kips Bay Lenox Hill Murray Hill Peter Cooper Village Rose Hill Stuyvesant Square Stuyvesant Town Sutton Place Tudor City Turtle Bay Union Square Upper East Side Waterside Plaza Yorkville

Upper Manhattan above 110th St (CB 9, 10, 11, 12)

Astor Row East Harlem Hamilton Heights Harlem Hudson Heights Inwood Le Petit Senegal Manhattanville Marble Hill (Bx CB 8) Marcus Garvey Park Morningside Heights Sugar Hill Sylvan Washington Heights

Islands

Ellis Island
Ellis Island
(CB 1) Governors Island
Governors Island
(CB 1) Liberty Island
Liberty Island
(CB 1) Randalls Island (CB 11) Roosevelt Island
Roosevelt Island
(CB 8) Wards Island (CB 11)

Former

Seneca Village

Community boards: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Coordinates: 40°47′49″N 73°56′56″W / 40.797°N 73.949°W

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