Our Neighborhood

Manhattan's Upper West Side is a vibrant residential neighborhood—home to hundreds of excellent restaurants, movie theaters, parks, live music venues, cozy cafés, and cultural institutions such as the American Museum of Natural History, Symphony Space, and Lincoln Center.

Below is a map of our neighborhood illustrating its restaurants and sites of interest.

Places to Eat

In the vicinity of Mannes there are countless eateries of various price ranges offering cuisine from all parts of the world! Download the neighborhood map above for some selections. 

Places to Visit

For information about some of the famous sites within walking distance to Mannes, click on the links below:

American Museum of Natural History
Carnegie Hall
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Broadway Shows and Theater Tickets at TKTS

Places to Stay

There many comfortable hotels and youth hostels in the vicinity of Mannes. Visit www.nycvisit.com or purchase a New York City travel guidebook such as Lonely Planet, Let's Go, Fodor's, etc., for more detailed information.

New York City and Safety

New York City is one of the most visited cities in the United States. Although the crime rate has dropped in New York City in recent years, making the city very safe, all New Yorkers and visitors need to be vigilant, especially in crowded tourist areas.

Tips for traveling:

  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Stay in areas in which you feel comfortable.
  • Use your judgment: if you feel uncomfortable, then go to the subway or another populated location.
  • Be smart about the placement of your wallet and bags; do not keep money in your back pockets or in outside pockets of your backpack.
  • Use bags that have zippers and keep them closed when you are on buses, subways, and in populated areas.

Mannes is located in a safe residential neighborhood. Traveling to Mannes on the subway or city bus is safe and most likely will be uneventful. Our main building on West 85th Street is equipped with a security guard who strictly enforces sign-in and ID card policies at all times.

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