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New York City’s top tourist attractions
Gifted to the city in 1935 by John D. Rockefeller, Fort Tryon’s 67-acre greenland is a geological beauty which offers visitors a view from one of the highest points of Manhattan, overlooking the Hudson River, the Palisades, and the lower Hudson Valley.
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Fort Tryon Park Trust
741 Fort Washington Ave
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Gifted to the city in 1935 by John D. Rockefeller, Fort Tryon’s 67-acre greenland is a geological beauty which offers visitors a view from one of the highest points of Manhattan, overlooking the Hudson River, the Palisades, and the lower Hudson Valley.
Bennet Park is named for James Gordon Bennett (1795-1872). Other memorials in the park include the Emilio Barbosa Memorial. Bennett Park hosts a variety of events, such as the Revolutionary War Reenactment, which Redcoats and George Washington's army actors converge and fight in the park, reenacting the battle of Fort Washington. An annual Harvest Festival is held in the park's field.
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Bennett Park
W 183rd St & Fort Washington Avenue
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Bennet Park is named for James Gordon Bennett (1795-1872). Other memorials in the park include the Emilio Barbosa Memorial. Bennett Park hosts a variety of events, such as the Revolutionary War Reenactment, which Redcoats and George Washington's army actors converge and fight in the park, reenacting the battle of Fort Washington. An annual Harvest Festival is held in the park's field.
Grant's Tomb is located in the median of Riverside Drive at 122nd Street, inspired by the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus and designed by John Hemenway Duncan. Dedicated in 1897, the tomb is composed of a domed rotunda whose primary feature is a crypt with sarcophagi containing the remains of President Ulysses S. Grant and his wife Julia Dent Grant. Since 1958 the tomb has been maintained by the National Park Service as the General Grant National Memorial. Today it is both a city landmark and a national monument.
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General Grant National Memorial
West 122nd Street
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Grant's Tomb is located in the median of Riverside Drive at 122nd Street, inspired by the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus and designed by John Hemenway Duncan. Dedicated in 1897, the tomb is composed of a domed rotunda whose primary feature is a crypt with sarcophagi containing the remains of President Ulysses S. Grant and his wife Julia Dent Grant. Since 1958 the tomb has been maintained by the National Park Service as the General Grant National Memorial. Today it is both a city landmark and a national monument.
The university is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States that combines Jewish scholarship with studies in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies and education, and psychology. It has its roots in the Etz Chaim Yeshiva founded in 1886 on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, a cheder-style elementary school founded by Eastern European immigrants that offered study of Talmud along with some secular education, including instruction in English. The rabbinical seminary was chartered in 1897.
Yeshiva University Museum
15 W 16th St
The university is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States that combines Jewish scholarship with studies in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies and education, and psychology. It has its roots in the Etz Chaim Yeshiva founded in 1886 on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, a cheder-style elementary school founded by Eastern European immigrants that offered study of Talmud along with some secular education, including instruction in English. The rabbinical seminary was chartered in 1897.
The Morris–Jumel Mansion or Morris House (Roger and Mary Philipse Morris House, is a Federal style museum home in northern Manhattan with mid-eighteenth century roots. It was built in 1765 by Roger Morris, a British military officer, and served as a headquarters for both sides in the American Revolution.
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Morris-Jumel Mansion
65 Jumel Terrace
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The Morris–Jumel Mansion or Morris House (Roger and Mary Philipse Morris House, is a Federal style museum home in northern Manhattan with mid-eighteenth century roots. It was built in 1765 by Roger Morris, a British military officer, and served as a headquarters for both sides in the American Revolution.
The first building opened in 1907 and housed the American Numismatic Society. Soon followed by the Hispanic Society of America. In 1909-1912 the Spanish-language Church of Our Lady of Esperanza was built and the Museum of the American Indian joined in 1922. In 1923 the American Academy of Arts and Letters moved into a building. At its center, in front of the main building of the Hispanic Society of America, stands a monument honoring El Cid Campeador.
Audubon Terrace
Broadway
The first building opened in 1907 and housed the American Numismatic Society. Soon followed by the Hispanic Society of America. In 1909-1912 the Spanish-language Church of Our Lady of Esperanza was built and the Museum of the American Indian joined in 1922. In 1923 the American Academy of Arts and Letters moved into a building. At its center, in front of the main building of the Hispanic Society of America, stands a monument honoring El Cid Campeador.
The Hispanic Society of America is a museum and reference library for the study of the arts and cultures of Spain and Portugal and their former colonies in Latin America, the Philippines and Portuguese India
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Hispanic Society Museum & Library
613 West 155th Street
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The Hispanic Society of America is a museum and reference library for the study of the arts and cultures of Spain and Portugal and their former colonies in Latin America, the Philippines and Portuguese India
The Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center is a memorial to Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz located at 3940 Broadway and West 165th Street in the Washington Heights neighborhood of NYC
The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center
3940 Broadway
The Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center is a memorial to Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz located at 3940 Broadway and West 165th Street in the Washington Heights neighborhood of NYC
The National Jazz Museum in Harlem is a museum dedicated to preservation and celebration of the jazz history of Harlem, Manhattan, New York City. The idea for the museum was conceived in 1995
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The National Jazz Museum in Harlem
58 W 129th St
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The National Jazz Museum in Harlem is a museum dedicated to preservation and celebration of the jazz history of Harlem, Manhattan, New York City. The idea for the museum was conceived in 1995
Activity
Riverside Park is a scenic waterfront public park in the Upper West Side, Morningside Heights, and Hamilton Heights neighborhoods of the borough of Manhattan in New York City. The park consists of a narrow 4-mile (6.4 km) strip of land between the Hudson River/Henry Hudson Parkway and the serpentine Riverside Drive.
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Riverside Park
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Riverside Park is a scenic waterfront public park in the Upper West Side, Morningside Heights, and Hamilton Heights neighborhoods of the borough of Manhattan in New York City. The park consists of a narrow 4-mile (6.4 km) strip of land between the Hudson River/Henry Hudson Parkway and the serpentine Riverside Drive.
J. Hood Wright Park is a park of the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation which is located between Fort Washington and Haven Avenue, and between West 173rd and 176th Streets in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. The 6.7 acres (2.7 ha) park includes a playground – which features a model of the nearby George Washington Bridge, which is visible from the park, basketball courts, ballfields, and a recreation center, as well as a dog walk, a cave in the natural rock formations which form the park's western boundary, and an installation of a piece of modern sculpture, "3000 AD Diffussion Piece" by Terry Fugate-Wilcox.
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J. Hood Wright Park
3514 West 173rd Street
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J. Hood Wright Park is a park of the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation which is located between Fort Washington and Haven Avenue, and between West 173rd and 176th Streets in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. The 6.7 acres (2.7 ha) park includes a playground – which features a model of the nearby George Washington Bridge, which is visible from the park, basketball courts, ballfields, and a recreation center, as well as a dog walk, a cave in the natural rock formations which form the park's western boundary, and an installation of a piece of modern sculpture, "3000 AD Diffussion Piece" by Terry Fugate-Wilcox.
Riverbank State Park is a 28-acre state park built on top of a sewage treatment facility on the Hudson River, in the New York City borough of Manhattan. On September 5, 2017, it was renamed Denny Farrell Riverbank State Park, after a longtime New York State Assembly member who represented the surrounding area.
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Riverbank State Park
679 Riverside Drive
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Riverbank State Park is a 28-acre state park built on top of a sewage treatment facility on the Hudson River, in the New York City borough of Manhattan. On September 5, 2017, it was renamed Denny Farrell Riverbank State Park, after a longtime New York State Assembly member who represented the surrounding area.
The 22nd Regiment traces its origins to the Union Grays, who stayed behind in Manhattan when the city's other units left for the Civil War. They helped suppress the New York City draft riots in 1863 and later saw some action on the front lines. They were one of the first units to have their own armory devoted solely to military purposes. It was located originally on West 14th Street near Sixth Avenue
Armory Track
216 Fort Washington Avenue
The 22nd Regiment traces its origins to the Union Grays, who stayed behind in Manhattan when the city's other units left for the Civil War. They helped suppress the New York City draft riots in 1863 and later saw some action on the front lines. They were one of the first units to have their own armory devoted solely to military purposes. It was located originally on West 14th Street near Sixth Avenue
The New York Yankees are an American professional baseball team
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Yankee Stadium
1 East 161st Street
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The New York Yankees are an American professional baseball team
Sightseeing
Activities of visiting places of interest within Washington Heights Area of NYC.
Highbridge Park is a public park located on the western bank of the Harlem River in Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York City. It stretches between 155th Street and Dyckman Street in Upper Manhattan
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Highbridge Park
2301 Amsterdam Avenue
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Highbridge Park is a public park located on the western bank of the Harlem River in Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York City. It stretches between 155th Street and Dyckman Street in Upper Manhattan
Fort Washington Park is a public park located in the Washington Heights section of Upper Manhattan in New York City. It runs along the banks of the Hudson River next to Riverside Drive and the Henry Hudson Parkway from West 155th Street to Dyckman Street. The George Washington Bridge crosses above the park, and below the bridge is the small point of land also called Jeffrey's Hook, which is the site of the Little Red Lighthouse.
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Fort Washington Park
Hudson River Greenway
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Fort Washington Park is a public park located in the Washington Heights section of Upper Manhattan in New York City. It runs along the banks of the Hudson River next to Riverside Drive and the Henry Hudson Parkway from West 155th Street to Dyckman Street. The George Washington Bridge crosses above the park, and below the bridge is the small point of land also called Jeffrey's Hook, which is the site of the Little Red Lighthouse.
Inwood Hill Park is a public park in the Inwood neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City, operated by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. On a high schist ridge that rises 200 feet (61 m) above the Hudson River from Dyckman Street to the northern tip of the island, Inwood Hill Park's densely folded, glacially scoured topography contains the largest remaining forest land on Manhattan Island. Unlike other Manhattan parks, Inwood Hill Park is largely natural and consists of mostly wooded, non-landscaped hills.
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Inwood Hill Park
Dyckman St
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Inwood Hill Park is a public park in the Inwood neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City, operated by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. On a high schist ridge that rises 200 feet (61 m) above the Hudson River from Dyckman Street to the northern tip of the island, Inwood Hill Park's densely folded, glacially scoured topography contains the largest remaining forest land on Manhattan Island. Unlike other Manhattan parks, Inwood Hill Park is largely natural and consists of mostly wooded, non-landscaped hills.
nspiration Point is a popular rest stop for cyclists along the Hudson River Greenway at 190th Street within Fort Washington Park in Manhattan, which extends to Inwood Hill Park to the north and Riverside Park to the south. Since 1925 the Inspiration Point Shelter provides mostly unobstructed views of the Palisades across the river and of the George Washington Bridge to the south.
Inspiration Point
nspiration Point is a popular rest stop for cyclists along the Hudson River Greenway at 190th Street within Fort Washington Park in Manhattan, which extends to Inwood Hill Park to the north and Riverside Park to the south. Since 1925 the Inspiration Point Shelter provides mostly unobstructed views of the Palisades across the river and of the George Washington Bridge to the south.
sham Park is a 20-acre (81,000 m2) historic park located in Inwood, Manhattan, New York City. The park was created in large part through gifts to the city from the Isham family of land from the William Bradley Isham estate. It sits roughly between Broadway, Isham Street, Seaman Avenue, and West 214th and 215th Streets.
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Isham Park
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sham Park is a 20-acre (81,000 m2) historic park located in Inwood, Manhattan, New York City. The park was created in large part through gifts to the city from the Isham family of land from the William Bradley Isham estate. It sits roughly between Broadway, Isham Street, Seaman Avenue, and West 214th and 215th Streets.
Jackie Robinson Park is a public park in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York. The approximately 12.77-acre (5.17 ha) park is bounded by Bradhurst Avenue, 155th Street, Edgecombe Avenue, and 145th Street. The park has baseball fields, playgrounds, bathrooms, basketball courts, volleyball courts, a recreation center, bandshell, pool, and Wi-Fi hotspots.
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Jackie Robinson Park
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Jackie Robinson Park is a public park in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York. The approximately 12.77-acre (5.17 ha) park is bounded by Bradhurst Avenue, 155th Street, Edgecombe Avenue, and 145th Street. The park has baseball fields, playgrounds, bathrooms, basketball courts, volleyball courts, a recreation center, bandshell, pool, and Wi-Fi hotspots.
The Roman Catholic Church of the Incarnation, located at 1290 St. Nicholas Avenue (Juan Pable Duarte Boulevard) at West 175th Street in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City, was built in 1928 and was designed by W.H. Jones. The parish was founded in 1908.
Church of the Incarnation
1290 Saint Nicholas Avenue
The Roman Catholic Church of the Incarnation, located at 1290 St. Nicholas Avenue (Juan Pable Duarte Boulevard) at West 175th Street in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City, was built in 1928 and was designed by W.H. Jones. The parish was founded in 1908.
The congregation was founded in 1846, and the current sanctuary, built in 1912-15, was designed by Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue in the Gothic Revival style. From 1906-1976, it was a chapel of Trinity Church.
Church of the Intercession
550 West 155th Street
The congregation was founded in 1846, and the current sanctuary, built in 1912-15, was designed by Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue in the Gothic Revival style. From 1906-1976, it was a chapel of Trinity Church.
Mitchel Square Park is a small urban park in the Washington Heights neighborhood of the New York City borough of Manhattan. It is a two part, triangle shaped park formed by the intersection of Saint Nicholas Avenue, Broadway and 167th Street.
Mitchel Square
3975 Broadway
Mitchel Square Park is a small urban park in the Washington Heights neighborhood of the New York City borough of Manhattan. It is a two part, triangle shaped park formed by the intersection of Saint Nicholas Avenue, Broadway and 167th Street.
Columbia University Herbert and Florence Irving Medical Center (CUMC) is an academic medical center and the largest campus of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. It includes Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, College of Dental Medicine, School of Nursing and Mailman School of Public Health, as well as the Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, the New York State Psychiatric Institute, the Audubon Biomedical Research Park, and numerous other institutions. The campus covers several blocks – primarily between West 165th and 169th Streets from Riverside Drive to Audubon Avenue – in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. CUMC was built in the 1920s on the site of Hilltop Park, the one-time home stadium of the New York Yankees.
Columbia University Medical Center
1790 Broadway
Columbia University Herbert and Florence Irving Medical Center (CUMC) is an academic medical center and the largest campus of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. It includes Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, College of Dental Medicine, School of Nursing and Mailman School of Public Health, as well as the Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, the New York State Psychiatric Institute, the Audubon Biomedical Research Park, and numerous other institutions. The campus covers several blocks – primarily between West 165th and 169th Streets from Riverside Drive to Audubon Avenue – in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. CUMC was built in the 1920s on the site of Hilltop Park, the one-time home stadium of the New York Yankees.
Neighborhoods
The surrounding towns within the New York City
Washington Heights is a neighborhood in the northern portion of the New York City borough of Manhattan. The area is named for Fort Washington, a fortification constructed at the highest natural point on the island of Manhattan by Continental Army troops during the American Revolutionary War, to defend the area from the British forces. Washington Heights is bordered by Harlem to the south, along 155th Street; Inwood to the north along Dyckman Street or Hillside Avenue; the Hudson River to the west, and the Harlem River and Coogan's Bluff to the east. As of 2016, it has 220,000 inhabitants.
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Washington Heights
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Washington Heights is a neighborhood in the northern portion of the New York City borough of Manhattan. The area is named for Fort Washington, a fortification constructed at the highest natural point on the island of Manhattan by Continental Army troops during the American Revolutionary War, to defend the area from the British forces. Washington Heights is bordered by Harlem to the south, along 155th Street; Inwood to the north along Dyckman Street or Hillside Avenue; the Hudson River to the west, and the Harlem River and Coogan's Bluff to the east. As of 2016, it has 220,000 inhabitants.
Hamilton Heights is bounded by 135th Street to the south, Riverside Drive to the west, 155th Street to the north, and Edgecombe Avenue to the east. The community derives its name from Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, who lived the last two years of his life in the area when it was still largely farmland; specifically, he lived in what is now known as Hamilton Grange National Memorial
Hamilton Heights
Hamilton Heights is bounded by 135th Street to the south, Riverside Drive to the west, 155th Street to the north, and Edgecombe Avenue to the east. The community derives its name from Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, who lived the last two years of his life in the area when it was still largely farmland; specifically, he lived in what is now known as Hamilton Grange National Memorial
Inwood is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Manhattan, at the northern tip of Manhattan Island, in the U.S. state of New York. It is bounded by the Hudson River to the west, Spuyten Duyvil Creek and Marble Hill to the north, the Harlem River to the east, and Washington Heights to the south.
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Inwood
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Inwood is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Manhattan, at the northern tip of Manhattan Island, in the U.S. state of New York. It is bounded by the Hudson River to the west, Spuyten Duyvil Creek and Marble Hill to the north, the Harlem River to the east, and Washington Heights to the south.