From 59th street to 125th street, the Upper West Side encompasses Lincoln Center, Time Warner Center at Clumbus Circle, Verdi Square, Columbia University, American Museum of Natural History, Julliard School of Music, the Collegiate School and many other academic and religious institutions.
This neighborhood is not only a cultural hub, but also an academic center. A pastiche of students and tourists animate the Upper West Side, which is forever bustling with life and activity. Green spaces landscape the area providing not only refreshing recreational spots but also an appealing facet to its geography. The most loved parks include Central Park, Riverside Park and Straus Park.