Washington Heights (Manhattan) is named for Fort Washington, built by the troops of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War in the highest part of the island (about 81 meters high), in order to defend troops British.

Fort Tryon Park covers an area of 67 acres (270,000 m²) and can be seen right from the George Washington Bridge, the Hudson and Harlem rivers, and the New Jersey Palisades. This surface is a section of the Metropolitan Museum of Art dedicated to medieval stone buildings were acquired, moved and rebuilt from Europe.

Population: Along with formed Inwood Manhattan Community 12. More than half of its population are foreigners and about 75% are Hispanic. Total population of more than 30% were born in the Dominican Republic. As for size, 12 of Manhattan Community occupies 35% of the island.

Attractions: Morris-Jumel Mansion is the oldest house on the island (the exact address is 65 of Jumel Terrace). It was built in 1765.

Columbia University Medical Center-Presbyterian. It lies between 163 and 168 Street and Broadway. This institution has been more than 15 Nobel Prizes.

Transportation: It is attached to a Fort Lee, NJ, across the George Washington Bridge opened to traffic in October 1931. The lower lanes were opened in 1962. Exceeds its annual d 100,000,000 vehicles. Metro Is connected with the center and the Bronx. There are lines Eighth Avenue (A and C, St. Nicholas and Fort Washington) and the Broadway and Seventh Avenue (No. 1, Broadway and St. Nicholas).

Parks: Bennett Park (James Gordon Bennett Park) has the highest natural point on Manhattan Island (site of Fort Washington), is two blocks from Washington Heights.

Sports: Washington Heights has been home to American historic teams like New York Giants, New York Yankees and the Mets.

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Explore Yoga 4450 Broadway, 2nd Fl YOGA
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Fort Washington Library 535 W. 179th St. LIBRARY
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Hispanic Society of America 613 W 155th St ART
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Mind Body Soul Yoga 238 Fort Washington Ave YOGA
Moscow On The Hudson 801 W. 181st St. FOOD
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New Era Wellness 69 Nagle Ave - Studio B BEAUTY
New Heights Realty 634 W 207th St REAL ESTATE
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Off Track Betting Corporation 4211 Broadway ENTERTAINMENT
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Planet Fitness 177 Dyckman St GYM
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