The Historic District of Hamilton Heights

Posted by in Community, Education, History, Museums, Other, Parks, Places of Worship

Hamilton Heights is a small but charming sub-division of Washington Heights. It’s brownstone-lined streets and culturally rich history are ideal for those who wish to find a quiet place without leaving the city behind. Hamilton Heights is home to renowned cultural institutions, beautiful parks, and the lovely Sugar Hill district. Find out more about this historic neighborhood by reading on!

Read More

Washington Heights Landmarks

Posted by in Community, Featured, History, Other, Parks, Real Estate, Street Scenes

History, art, and nature come together in the vibrant streets of Washington Heights. The neighborhood offers plenty of scenic landmarks that blend urban living with the beauty of nature. Read below to learn all about the neighborhood’s must-do historic landmarks. How many have you yet to see?

Read More

The Morris-Jumel Mansion

Posted by in Community, Events, Family, Featured, History, Museums, Other

The Morris-Jumel Mansion – located in the heart of Washington Heights – is the perfect escape for those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The Mansion’s elegant Georgian style and well-preserved exterior gives visitors an opportunity to travel back in time to the eighteenth century. Get yourself a taste of Upper Manhattan and visit one of the city’s best kept secrets!

Read More

A Brief History of Washington Heights

Posted by in Community, History, Locals, Other, Street Scenes

Washington Heights was off to an exciting start from the very beginning. Amongst the neighborhood’s hilly landscape took place one of the turning points in the Revolutionary War. Ever since then, this green corner on the north end of Manhattan has attracted immigrants from around the world. Read below to learn about the events that have shaped one of the most culturally diverse neighborhoods in the city.

Read More

Dyckman Farmhouse

Posted by in Community, History, Museums, Other

The Dyckman Farmhouse is an integral component in the history of Washington Heights. It’s the last Dutch colonial farmhouse left standing in the city and offers visitors a fascinating glimpse into the life of 19th century rural Manhattan. Leave the hustle and bustle of adjacent Broadway behind and explore the remnants of another world. You’ll feel like you just took a trip to the countryside!

Read More

Cultural Institutions of Washington Heights

Posted by in Art, Community, Education, Family, History, Museums, Other

Each Washington Heights institution below offers the opportunity for visitors to explore a world beyond their own, whether it is through art, film, or storytelling. Every neighborhood in NYC is jam-packed with cultural attractions and Washington Heights is no exception. The diversity and rich history of the area is reflected in each one of the locations below.

Read More

Local Sponsors