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Upper West Side
Colombus Circle, New York 10019 Route Planner
The Green Guide

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Historically the seat of the city's intelligentsia, Upper West Side remains an enclave of high-brow arty creatives drawn to the area's world-famous cultural venues, including Lincoln Center and Columbia University. The avenues, lined in bookshops, record shops and café terraces where current affairs and controversial issues are hotly debated to the sound of jazz, opera or world music illustrates this intellectual bent. The museums in the area, however, are all devoted to science or natural history.

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    MICHELIN 2020
    389 m - 217 W. 85th St., New York 10024
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    MICHELIN 2020
    532 m - 541 Amsterdam Ave., New York 10024
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    MICHELIN 2020
    556 m - 566 Amsterdam Ave., New York 10024