Bookended by Central Park and the East River, the Upper East Side has become one of Manhattan's premier residential neighborhoods. Quiet, picturesque streets are lined with trees and the stunning architecture of classic New York brownstone buildings. The area is home to the infamous Museum Mile, which includes the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum and the Whitney Museum. Even with fewer transportation lines than other neighborhoods, the Upper East Side has managed to sprout a number of wildly popular stores, restaurants and bars.
Manhattan’s Upper West Side is home to miles of well-known restaurants, retail stores and attractions. It is a highly popular residential neighborhood, thanks in part to the close proximity to Central Park. The area has many cultural highlights such as Lincoln Center, the American Museum of Natural History, and the magnificent Cathedral of St. John the Divine. Columbia University and The Juilliard School are located nearby.
This lovely historic neighborhood is named for the charming and private Gramercy Park. The landmarked district is known for beautiful townhomes and mansions, and the timeless luxury of the Gramercy Park Hotel. Irving Place is home to highly rated music venue Irving Plaza, and an assortment of festive restaurants and shops.
The West Village has historically been known as the center of the bohemian cultural movement. This beautiful neighborhood retains an avant-garde atmosphere, and is home to many galleries, theaters, and unique landmarks. The local Greenwich Village Halloween Parade has captivated millions of visitors each year.