Historic Washington Heights is home to many of New York City’s important cultural institutions and historic landmarks, including the Morris-Jumel Mansion, the oldest house in Manhattan, and Fort Tryon Park, a lush 67-acre expanse overlooking the Hudson River. No visit to Washington Heights is complete without a stop at La Marina, a popular restaurant offering stunning views of the George Washington Bridge and Hudson River from breezy outdoor patios.
United Palace Theater
Home to riveting performances in dance, music and a full range of performing arts, The United Palace Theater is a crown jewel to Upper Manhattan. Built in the early 20th Century in an exotic Moorish style, the Theater is a work of art full of exuberant color, outrageous forms and a celebration induced aesthetic that will make onlookers smile. The interior with its 2000 seat auditorium perfectly complements the exterior. It is a glamorous place to spend an evening close to home.
Columbia University Medical Center - CUMC
Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) is a trailblazing and world-renowned medical school and research institution. Its collection of schools and institutes is at the forefront of scientific research, health and medical education and patient care. The Medical Center is deeply embedded in its host community and offers a wide range of services and programs to the residents of Upper Manhattan.
New York-Presbyterian Hospital
New York Presbyterian Hospital is affiliated with the Columbia University Medical Center and is the largest hospital by bed count in Manhattan. It offers all of the services of a community hospital, such as a state-of-the-art emergency room, while functioning as a leading university teaching hospital.
Fort Washington Avenue Armory
The Fort Washington Avenue Armory is considered to be one of the premier indoor track and field facilities in the United States. It is home to the New Balance Track and Field Center, the National Track and Field Hall of Fame and other important organizations such as the Police Athletic League of New York City.
Now in its second century, Yeshiva University is the oldest and most comprehensive educational institution under Jewish auspices in America. It is an independent university that ranks among the nation's leading academic research institutions and provides the highest quality Jewish and secular education of any Jewish university in the world. Since its inception the University has been dedicated to melding the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life with the heritage of Western civilization.