Although Washington Heights and Inwood comprise the northernmost points of Manhattan’s Upper West Side, don’t let the map intimidate you – the express A train can have you in midtown Manhattan in under 30 minutes.
This surprisingly accessible enclave has recently drawn to its quaint, hilly streets many new residents priced out of downtown. An established Dominican community fills the neighborhood with authentic, delicious eateries. Washington Heights is ever-evolving, with a relaxed vibe, spacious and affordable housing, and a culturally varied population.
Recently rated one of the safest parts of New York City, it also boasts walking-distance proximity to the Hudson River and Fort Tryon Park, one of the city’s most stunning outdoor spaces.