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Upper West Side

Ever since Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's depiction of the Upper Westside came to life in the legendary Broadway musical "West Side Story," the area has flourished into a neighborhood rich with the cultural opportunities and diverse experiences that define living in Manhattan. Bursting with entertainment, fashionable stores and gorgeous architecture, the neighborhood attracts a wide variety of residents, visitors and garden-variety wanderers. Charming townhouses, well-appointed co-ops and desirable condos with park and river views tend to be some of the most sought-after residences in the city. You'll also find distinguished prewar brownstones lining the blocks west of Broadway and stunning landmarks that cast shadows along the western edge of Central Park. Two of the most architecturally distinguished buildings on the west side, the impressive Dakota and the Italian Baroque San Remo, with its looming twin towers, are both located on Central Park West. The area offers residential opportunities that cater to any type of individual and has therefore drawn a diverse set of residents including artists, celebrities, families, retirees, young singles and business professionals, all of whom enjoy the area's charm and character.

The Upper Westside canvasses 59th to 110th Street and is sandwiched between two of the most magnificent parks in Manhattan, Central Park to the east and Riverside Park to the west. "How I like to refer to Central Park is that it's the largest backyard in the world," says Michael Goldenberg, Executive Director of Sales at Halstead's Westside office. "And if that's the case, then Riverside Park is the second largest backyard in the world. That's something that's unique and appealing to anyone."

The neighborhood boasts its own culture. It is home to the Museum of Natural History with its mammoth dinosaurs, the truly awe-inspiring glass enclosed Hayden Planetarium and the renowned Lincoln Center, the quintessential venue for artistic performance and education. The Time Warner Center and Shops at Columbus Circle are modern structures where you can satisfy all of your shopping needs. These artistic and cultural surroundings have fused a casual and intellectual mindset into the neighborhood which affords residents an enriched and stimulating living experience. Popular nightlife spots and bars are commonplace in this vibrant locale. The neighborhood has also seen a recent boom in exceptional, press-worthy restaurants and has become a premier dining destination.

The Upper Westside is truly the quintessential New York City neighborhood. It is diverse, casual, intellectual and desirable, with a culture all of its own. The neighbors are welcoming and friendly. The area provides easy access to transportation, parks, entertainment venues, cultural institutions, schools, restaurants, shopping and anything else that Manhattan has to offer. As Michael Goldenberg succinctly puts it, "It is truly one of the best places to live… There is nothing that you would be looking for to enjoy in the city of New York that you don't have easy access to."

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9 WEST 82ND STREET
9 West 82nd Street,  Upper West Side,  NYC $17,900,000
Information

Townhouse
6 beds  /  8.0 baths
Web #: 9737474

Amenities

Outdoor Space
Fireplace

Contact
Don Correia (212) 381-2371
Judy Oston (212) 381-2370
324 WEST 80TH STREET
324 West 80th Street,  Upper West Side,  NYC $12,500,000
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Townhouse
Web #: 9264703

Amenities

Outdoor Space

Contact
Barbara Weinstein (212) 381-2208
Dean Feldman (212) 381-2213
15 CENTRAL PARK WEST 3E
15 Central Park West 3E,  Upper West Side,  NYC $9,450,000
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Condominium
2 beds  /  2.5 baths
Web #: 9780785
Contract Signed

Amenities

Attended Lobby
Garage
Storage
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Contact
Richard Rosenthal (212) 381-3264
Mark D. Friedman (212) 381-2379
145 CENTRAL PARK WEST 1A
145 Central Park West 1A,  Upper West Side,  NYC $7,595,000
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Cooperative
5 beds  /  3.0 baths
Web #: 8877508

Amenities

Attended Lobby
Pet Friendly
Storage

Contact
Jeffrey Tanenbaum (212) 381-3308
FREDERICK DOUGLAS BL
Frederick Douglas Bl,  Upper Manhattan,  NYC $7,000,000
Information

Townhouse
Web #: 9993603

Amenities

Contact
Ingrid Johnson (212) 396-8246
91 CENTRAL PARK WEST 8B
91 Central Park West 8B,  Upper West Side,  NYC $7,000,000
Information

Cooperative
2 beds  /  2.0 baths
Web #: 10184531

Amenities

Attended Lobby
Health Club
Pet Friendly
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Contact
Anna Kahn (212) 381-2214
262 CENTRAL PARK WEST
262 Central Park West,  Upper West Side,  NYC $6,750,000
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Cooperative
3 beds  /  3.0 baths
Web #: 9361169

Amenities

Attended Lobby
Health Club
Pet Friendly
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Contact
Julie Smith (212) 381-2218
Elise Witkin (212) 381-2226
LANDMARK NEW YORK
Landmark New York,  Midtown West,  NYC $5,500,000
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Cooperative
4 beds  /  3.5 baths
Web #: 9918902

Amenities

Attended Lobby
Fireplace
Pet Friendly
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Contact
Richard Orenstein (212) 381-4248
161 WEST 91ST STREET
161 West 91st Street,  Upper West Side,  NYC $4,500,000
Information

Townhouse
Web #: 9911640
Contract Signed

Amenities

Outdoor Space

Contact
Julie Smith (212) 381-2218
Elise Witkin (212) 381-2226
272 WEST 107TH STREET 18B
272 West 107th Street 18B,  Upper West Side,  NYC $4,395,000
Information

Condominium
4 beds  /  3.0 baths
Web #: 9996386

Amenities

Attended Lobby
Outdoor Space
Fireplace
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Contact
Jay K. Overbye (212) 381-2247
Caroline Freedman (212) 381-2274

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