Articles on Upper West Side Historic District

Collegiate School, Modernizing Move

Rendering for West 62nd and West End Avenue

The Collegiate School, the country’s oldest independent all-boys private school, has operated at a historic three-building campus on West 78th Street and Broadway since 1892.

The Hurdles of an Upper West Side Conversion Condo

The condo conversion of a landmarked church in the Upper West Side might be stalling out.  The design team heading the renovation of 361 Central Park West, previously known as 1 West 96th Street, hasn’t received the approval of the necessary parties in order to commence construction on a building that renowned architect Robert A.M. Stern has described as, “one of the city’s most compelling religious structures in the Classical manner.”

The Historic Upper West Side

Central Park West Skyline

Bounded by Central Park on the east and the Hudson River on the west, the Upper West Side stretches from 59th Street to 125th Street, including Morningside Heights. Known for its pre-war low rise historic buildings like the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, the Dakota Apartments, Columbia University, Lincoln Center, and several others, the Upper West Side was originally home to Dutch immigrants in the early and mid-seventeenth century.