Living in the district / neighbourhood Washington Heights in New York
About the district / neighbourhood Washington Heights in New York
Washington Heights is a neighborhood in Upper Manhattan, New York City. It is located between Harlem and the Hudson River, and is known for its large Dominican population. The area is known for its vibrant culture, with many shops, restaurants, and music venues that reflect the neighborhood's diverse population. Washington Heights is also home to several notable institutions, including the New York Presbyterian Hospital and the United States Military Academy at West Point. The neighborhood has a relatively high crime rate compared to other parts of Manhattan, but it has also undergone a significant amount of gentrification in recent years.