Rainy Days on the Upper West Side

Posted by in Community, Other, Street Scenes

Rainy days can be pretty (and create a somewhat nicer smelling NYC). But they’re more enjoyable from the comfort of our homes or offices. Enjoy these scenes and stay dry!

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Coolest Tree in NYC

Posted by in Other, Parks, Street Scenes

Who would have guessed; the coolest tree in NYC is right here on the Upper West Side!

I’m not biased …

Read below to find out what makes this green giant so sweet.

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Manhattan Valley

Posted by in Community, History, Other, Street Scenes

Say the phrase Manhattan Valley and you’ll be viewed with awe. At least by those, like you, who are in the know.

But, really, do you know what it is? If you’re an Upper West Sider, you probably do. But for those unfamiliar, it’s a neighborhood within the environs of the west side. Origins date back to the 1800s.  The name is based on a depression in the landscape, hence “Valley.” Let’s plan an NYC Daycation here and impress your friends with your knowledge of some really interesting facts about the UWSWe’ll call this the “did you know” kind of an adventure.

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Old Photos of the Upper West Side

Posted by in Community, History, Other, Street Scenes

Don’t you just love old photos of the Upper West Side? Well I’ve rounded up a few for you to enjoy!  For you fans of old New York and UWS history, be sure to also check out Past Famous Upper West Siders and Oldest Brownstones on the Upper West Side.

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Riverside Drive

Posted by in Blog, Community, History, Other, Parks, Real Estate, Street Scenes, Transportation

Riverside Drive is New York City’s most scenic street. As one of the Upper West Side’s main roads, it parallels the West Side Highway and offers panoramic views to the Hudson River. From brownstones to limestone townhouses and beaux arts pre-war buildings, the street is rich in both its architecture and history. Read below to discover what makes this NYC landmark a must-see for both locals and visitors alike!

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NYC Holiday Lights on the UWS

Posted by on Dec 22, 2016 in Other, Street Scenes

‘Tis the season for lovely NYC holiday lights on the Upper West Side!

Read on to view some beautifully lit up landmarks and attractions!

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