If you’re looking for extra elbow room in Manhattan, head north to decidedly less-dense Washington Heights. Although it requires a commute to reach this far-uptown escape, the neighborhood’s community feel and plainspoken demeanour make up for the distance. Want more from Washington Heights? It’s also home to a thriving Dominican populace, and this neighborhood’s local fare is truly something to savour.See places to stay Save this neighbourhood
Tight-Knit at the Top of Manhattan
The Manhattan neighbourhood of Washington Heights is a vibrant, cultural, and trendy Manhattan neighbourhood filled with many great restaurants, Columbia University Medical Students, and working families. There are many great affordable restaurants near by where you can have a taste of the worlds best foods."
Washington Heights is a popular place, very calm, people are very nice and guide us when we were lost!!!"
Visited in 2013
The View from the Top
Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighbourhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:
Cameron Blaylock is a photographer and artist living in Brooklyn, NY. In 2010 Cameron received a European Diploma in Fine Arts from Bauhaus-University in Weimar, Germany. Having been a full-time Brooklyn resident for just over one year, the Airbnb Neighbourhoods Project helped Cameron further understand and appreciate the massive, multi-layered, singular organism that is New York City.