Fort Washington Park

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Fort Washington Park is the perfect rural retreat for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. It’s a lush green space that offers spectacular views to the Hudson River and the New Jersey Palisades. Learn all about this beautiful park’s history by reading below.

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Inwood Hill Park

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Inwood Hill Park is a rare rural retreat in the midst of the concrete jungle that is NYC. It is the only naturally occurring forest in the city. The hilly terrain and wild landscape makes this park have an idyllic and peaceful feel to it that can’t be found anywhere else in Manhattan. The uphill location also makes it a great spot to see the rest of the city from a vantage point of view. Read below to learn more about this historic and intriguing park!

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NYC Snow Day in Washington Heights

Posted by on Jan 10, 2017 in Community, Other, Parks

The beauty of an NYC snow day is a sight to be seen!

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Washington Heights Monuments and Statues

Posted by in Art, Community, History, Museums, Other, Parks, Street Scenes

There’s no better way of uncovering a city’s history than by exploring its statues and monuments. They’re unique pieces of outdoor art that provide a stunning glimpse into the past. Read below to find out what are some of the most iconic sculptures and memorials residing in Washington Heights. Who knew learning about the neighborhood’s rural origins could be this much fun?!

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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 below!

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Fort Tryon Park and the Cloisters

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Fort Tryon Park and the Cloisters are one of the neighborhood’s gems. The scenic park offers panoramic views of the Hudson River and The Palisades in neighboring New Jersey. Even though Fort Tryon is a short train ride away from Midtown, the serene atmosphere to be found here will make you forget you were ever in the city at all. Go for a run or a walk along the park’s winding trails and enjoy a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of Manhattan.

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