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IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour)
194 Riverside Drive is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

1. 194 Riverside Drive

194 Riverside Dr (btwn 91st & 92nd Sts.), New York City, NY
Gebäude · Upper West Side · 1 Tipp

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: 7-story brick structure with limestone trim that appears averse to pointed corners. Architect Ralph Townsend lived in boat docked nearby until completion to ensure he was 1st tenant. More via our blog Mehr erfahren.

247-249 Central Park West is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

2. 247-249 Central Park West

247-249 Central Park W (W 85th Street), New York City, NY
Historischer Ort · Upper West Side · 1 Tipp

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Unique building amongst its neighbors. Row-house built in 1887 in Queen Ann style. Brownstone was largely removed in 1957. Walt Disney's niece was former tenant. More info available via our blog. Mehr erfahren.

The Ansonia is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

3. The Ansonia

2109 Broadway (btwn 73rd & 74th St.), New York City, NY
Gebäude · Upper West Side · 9 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Architect was Paul Duboy who designed ornamentation on Soldiers & Sailors Monument. Had farm on roof including 500 chickens until city closed in 1907. Where Single White Female set. More info in blog. Mehr erfahren.

Apthorp Condominium is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

4. Apthorp Condominium

New York City, NY
Zuhause (privat) · Upper West Side · 3 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: 12-story Beaux Arts bldg from 1908. Check out archway entrance along Broadway. Famous former residents include Conan O'Brien, Al Pacino. Rosie O'Donnell and Cyndi Lauper. More info via blog. <LINK> Mehr erfahren.

David Geffen Hall is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

5. David Geffen Hall

9.3
10 Lincoln Center Plz (at W 65th St), New York City, NY
Konzerthalle · Lincoln Square · 67 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Home of America's oldest orchestra by nearly 40 yrs. Philharmonic's 1st concert was in 1842. Perform about 180 concerts per yr. Simon & Garfunkel recorded live album here in 1967. More info in blog. Mehr erfahren.

Beacon Theatre is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

6. Beacon Theatre

9.3
2124 Broadway (at W 74th St), New York City, NY
Konzerthalle · Upper West Side · 172 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Created as smaller Roxy Theater. Hosted 2011 Tony Awards. Shows have included Michael Jackson, Rolling Stones (for Bill Clinton's 50th bday) & Allman Brothers (every yr since 1989). More info in blog. Mehr erfahren.

The Beresford is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

7. The Beresford

211 Central Park W (81'st street), New York City, NY
Gebäude · Upper West Side · 1 Tipp

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Designed by architect Emery Roth in 1929. Italian Renaissance style. Prices range from $2.5MM-$31MM (w/maximum allowable financing of 50%). Famous tenants include Jerry Seinfeld. More info in our blog Mehr erfahren.

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

8. Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

69 West 66th Street, New York City, NY
Historischer Ort · Lincoln Square · 1 Tipp

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: The current home of ABC Headquarters was formerly the site of St. Nick's Arena where NYC DJ Alan Freed first promoted a concert that derived the term "Rock 'n' Roll." Read more about it via our blog! Mehr erfahren.

Central Park is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

9. Central Park

9.7
59th St to 110th St (5th Ave to Central Park West), New York City, NY
Park · Central Park · 1778 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: 1st public landscaped park in US. Designed by Calvert Vaux & Frederick Law Olmsted in 1858. 843 acres. More gun powder used in blasting limestone quarries than Battle of Gettysburg. More info in blog Mehr erfahren.

Former Claremont Riding Academy is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

10. Former Claremont Riding Academy

175 W 89th St (Amsterdam Ave), New York City, NY
Historischer Ort · Upper West Side · 1 Tipp

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Until 2007 this was the site of oldest stable in NYC which provided riding lessons since 1889. Riders could rent horses to ride in Central Park. Kennedys learned to ride here. More info in our blog Mehr erfahren.

Cliff Dwellers Apartments is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

11. Cliff Dwellers Apartments

243 Riverside Dr (W 96th Street), New York City, NY
Historischer Ort · Upper West Side · 1 Tipp

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Unique facade which AIA coins "an underrated facade." Name mockingly given to Mahattanites to describe apt living. Built in 1914 with friezes of rattlesnakes, lions, buffalo skulls. More via our blog. Mehr erfahren.

Columbus Circle is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

12. Columbus Circle

9.0
4-6 Columbus Cir, New York City, NY
Platz · Lincoln Square · 232 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: The point where all distances to NY are measured. Was designed by "The Father of Traffic Safety" William Eno who never drove a car in his life. 70' Columbus statue added 1892. More info in our blog Mehr erfahren.

The Dakota is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

13. The Dakota

8.0
1 W 72nd St (at Central Park W), New York City, NY
Wohnhaus (Wohnung / Apartment) · Upper West Side · 48 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: The Dakota was built with 28" thick walls. Boris Karloff's ghost is said to haunt it. Gene Simmons of KISS was denied residency. John Lennon once owned 5 units inside here. Read more via our blog Mehr erfahren.

The Dakota is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

14. The Dakota

8.0
1 W 72nd St (at Central Park W), New York City, NY
Wohnhaus (Wohnung / Apartment) · Upper West Side · 48 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Dec 8, 1980 John Lennon was shot here by Mark David Chapman. Chapman was angry from Lennon's remark via his Beatle's day that they were bigger than Jesus. Full events of this fateful day via our blog Mehr erfahren.

David H. Koch Theater is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

15. David H. Koch Theater

9.5
Lincoln Center Plaza (at W 63rd St & Columbus Ave), New York City, NY
Theater · Lincoln Square · 61 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: NYC Ballet shows run mid-Nov to Feb & mid-April to end June. Nutcracker require 150 costumes & 50lbs of confetti/show. Named for philanthropist David Koch (richest NYC resident). More info in blog. Mehr erfahren.

55 Central Park West is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

16. 55 Central Park West

55 Central Park W (at W 66th St), New York City, NY
Wohnhaus (Wohnung / Apartment) · Central Park · 9 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Ghostbusters Building. Dana Barrett lived on 22nd floor. Buddy the Elf's dad lived here too. 1930 bldg with brick that gets lighter going up to give impression of constant sun. Read more in our blog. Mehr erfahren.

Gray's Papaya is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

17. Gray's Papaya

8.2
2090 Broadway (at W 72nd St), New York City, NY
Hot Dog Imbiss · Lincoln Square · 236 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Gray's opened in 1972. Has no place to sit but the turnover is quick. Gray's is featured in films such as 1997 "Fools Rush In" and 1993 Michael J Fox film "For Love or Money." More info in blog.<LINK> Mehr erfahren.

Former James Dean Apartment is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

18. Former James Dean Apartment

19 W 68th St (Central Park West), New York City, NY
Historischer Ort · Lincoln Square · 1 Tipp

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Dean lived here in a single-room apartment on the top floor in 1954. Room measured only 12x12 ft and had a shared bathroom. He lived here prior to moving to Hollywood. More info in blog. <LINK> Mehr erfahren.

Joan of Arc Island is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

19. Joan of Arc Island

7.2
Riverside and 93rd, New York City, NY
Skulpturengarten · Upper West Side · 8 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Joan of Arc statue by Anna Vaughn Hyatt. Sculpted with historically accurate 15th century armor. Pedestal contains blocks from Tower of Roen (where Joan held before being executed). More info in blog. Mehr erfahren.

The Langham is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

20. The Langham

New York City, NY
Zuhause (privat) · Upper West Side · 2 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Built in shadows of infamous Dakota. 13-story apartment opened in 1907 with rents of $500/month. Designed in French 2nd Empire style. Hannah and Her Sisters filmed here. More info avail via our blog. Mehr erfahren.

The Leopard At Des Artistes is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

21. The Leopard At Des Artistes

1 W 67th St, New York City, NY
Unkategorisiert · Hudson Heights · 1 Tipp

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Located in building known as the Hotel des Artistes (artist co-op). The Leopard replaces the Cafe des Artistes which resided here for 92 yrs. Known for its nudist themed murals. More info in our blog. Mehr erfahren.

Josie Robertson Plaza (Lincoln Center Plaza) is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

22. Josie Robertson Plaza (Lincoln Center Plaza)

9.0
10 Lincoln Center Plz (btwn W 63rd & W 64th St), New York City, NY
Platz · Lincoln Square · 73 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: 15-acre complex. In 1950s-60s area was tenement space known as San Juan Hill. These immigrants tale was later retold via West Side Story. Believed to be named for Abraham Lincoln. More info in blog. Mehr erfahren.

The Majestic is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

23. The Majestic

New York City, NY
Zuhause (privat) · Lincoln Square · 3 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Art-Deco twin-towered apartment complex. Built 1930-31. In Mar-2010 Conan O'Brien had his 17th/18th story penthouse on market for $35MM which included 8 baths & 7 bedroom. More info in blog. <LINK> Mehr erfahren.

Metropolitan Opera is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

24. Metropolitan Opera

9.5
70 Lincoln Center Plz (at Columbus Ave & W 64th St), New York City, NY
Opernhaus · Lincoln Square · 206 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Designed by Wallace Kirkman Harrison who also designed the UN HQ. Auditorium seats 3800. 21 chandeliers are gifts from Austrian govt. Met Tiles on seat backs allow for translation. More info in blog. Mehr erfahren.

Museum of Arts & Design (MAD) is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

25. Museum of Arts & Design (MAD)

8.3
2 Columbus Cir (btwn 8th Ave & Broadway), New York City, NY
Kunstmuseum · Theater District · 80 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: 4 floors of exhibits across 54K sq ft. In 1964 building became known as the "Lollipop Building" via a scathing review of architecture. Building "re-faced" in 2008 w/22K glazed tiles. More info in blog Mehr erfahren.

The Opera - 2166 Broadway is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

26. The Opera - 2166 Broadway

New York City, NY
Zuhause (privat) · Upper West Side · 3 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Began in 1927 as Manhattan Tower, a 600-room hotel atop the Manhattan Congregation Church. Its pastor Rev. Emmet was noted for suggesting in 1949 the White House be torn down. More info in blog.<LINK> Mehr erfahren.

The Opera - 2166 Broadway is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

27. The Opera - 2166 Broadway

New York City, NY
Zuhause (privat) · Upper West Side · 3 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: In 1960 within the former Manhattan Tower's ballroom Joan Baez recorded her debut album in just 3 days. 13 of the 19 songs recorded were released on this album. More info on recording in blog. <LINK> Mehr erfahren.

The Opera - 2166 Broadway is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

28. The Opera - 2166 Broadway

New York City, NY
Zuhause (privat) · Upper West Side · 3 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Site of one of most famous mafia hits in 1978 when Harold "Whitey" Whitehead was knocked off by Westies' leader, James "Jimmy" Coonan. Full tale available in our blog. <LINK> Mehr erfahren.

Pomander Walk is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

29. Pomander Walk

New York City, NY
Wohngegend · 4 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: A tiny Tudor village that is reminiscent of old London mews. Based upon homes recreated from 20th century play of the same name. Humphrey Bogart once lived here. Learn more via our blog. Mehr erfahren.

San Remo is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

30. San Remo

145 Central Park W (74th St), New York City, NY
Gebäude · Upper West Side · 10 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: 1931 twin-towered co-op. 2-story apts in south tower & 1-story in north tower. Famous residents have included Tiger Woods, Paul Simon, Steve Martin, Steven Spielberg & Bono. More info in blog. Mehr erfahren.

Jerry Seinfeld & Cosmo Kramer Apartment is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

31. Jerry Seinfeld & Cosmo Kramer Apartment

8.0
129 W 81st St (at Columbus Ave.), New York City, NY
Historischer Ort · Upper West Side · 1 Tipp

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Address provided in the TV series Seinfeld as the location of the Shelby apartment where Jerry Seinfeld and Cosmo Kramer call home. The exterior was actually filmed in L.A. More info via our blog. Mehr erfahren.

Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

32. Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument

8.3
171 Riverside Dr (at W 89th St), New York City, NY
Denkmal / Wahrzeichen · Upper West Side · 16 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: 1902 95 foot tall monument dedicated to New Yorkers who participated in Civil War. Original design titled "Temple of Fame" based upon Choragic Monument in Athens. Learn more about site via our blog. Mehr erfahren.

Congregation Shearith Israel / The Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

33. Congregation Shearith Israel / The Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue

8 W 70th St (at Central Park West), New York City, NY
Synagoge · Lincoln Square · 8 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Neoclassical style synagogue built in 1897. Home to oldest Jewish congregation in the US dating to 1654, the Shearith Israel. Only Jewish congregation in the city until 1825. Read more via our blog Mehr erfahren.

The Shops at Columbus Circle is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

34. The Shops at Columbus Circle

8.1
10 Columbus Cir (btwn W 58th & W 60th St), New York City, NY
Einkaufszentrum · Central Park · 196 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: 55-story glass towers. Most expensive property in NYC. Time Warner owns 1/3 of it. Once site of proposed tallest building in world by Donald Trump. Learn more about Time Warner Center via our blog. Mehr erfahren.

A Voce Columbus Restaurant is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

35. A Voce Columbus Restaurant

10 Columbus Circle (at Time Warner Center), New York City, NY
Italienisches Restaurant · Hell's Kitchen · 83 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: #7 - IWalked NYC's Top 10 Italian Restaurants. The 3rd-floor views of Central Park and Columbus Circle alone are worth the visit…but don’t leave without trying the spaghetti alla chitarra. <LINK> Mehr erfahren.

Verdi Square is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

36. Verdi Square

6.8
283 Amsterdam Ave (at 72nd St), New York City, NY
Platz · Lincoln Square · 17 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Formal park since 1887. Received trademark statue in 1906 although not named for Verdi until 1921. During 1960s-70s park went into decline & nicknamed Needle Park. Since cleaned up. More info in blog Mehr erfahren.

Villa Julia is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

37. Villa Julia

346 W 89th St (Riverside Drive), New York City, NY
Historischer Ort · Upper West Side · 1 Tipp

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: 1 of only 2 remaining freestanding mansions on the grand blvd of Riverside Dr. Now Yeshiva Ketana School. Formerly home to Isaac Rice and wife Julia. Built in 1903 as gift to Julia. More info in blog. Mehr erfahren.

Vivian Beaumont Theater is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

38. Vivian Beaumont Theater

9.4
150 W 65th St (at Amsterdam Ave.), New York City, NY
Theater · Lincoln Square · 41 Tipps und Bewertungen

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Named for former actress/philanthropist. Opening evening in 1965 was Danton's Death starring James Earl Jones. Building designed by Eero Saarinen who also designed St. Louis Arch. More info in blog. Mehr erfahren.

Will and Grace Apartment Building is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

39. Will and Grace Apartment Building

155 Riverside Dr (W 88th Street), New York City, NY
Historischer Ort · Upper West Side · 1 Tipp

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: 12-floor building used as exterior for former shared apartment of Will Truman and Grace Adler. More info available via our blog. Mehr erfahren.

Yes, Virginia There Is A Santa Claus Home is one of IWalked NYC's Upper West Side (Self-guided tour).

40. Yes, Virginia There Is A Santa Claus Home

115 W 95th St, New York City, NY
Historischer Ort · Upper West Side · 1 Tipp

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: In 1896 this was home to 8-yr-old Virginia Hanlon who upon questioning the existence of Santa Claus received a heart-warming response of "Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus." Learn more via our blog Mehr erfahren.