Inwood offers beautiful parks, plenty of history in Manhattan | am New York

By Patrick McGovern

Inwood - am New York

Inwood, located in Manhattan’s northern tip, offers parks, shopping, restaurants and plenty to do at night. (Credit: Jeff Bachner)

With its copious parkland, history and waterfront, Inwood offers residents a respite from the rest of the city.

Located on the northern tip of Manhattan, the neighborhood features a forest with glacial caves once used by Native Americans, at Inwood Hill Park on its western edge by the Hudson River.

A 20-minute walk east and you can buy fresh ceviche and clams out of the back of a van next to the Harlem River in the shadow of the elevated 1 train.

It’s this diversity of experience — along with classic pre-war apartments available at prices lower than most other parts of Manhattan — that is causing a rapidly-growing number of New Yorkers to migrate north to Inwood.

Read more: Inwood offers beautiful parks, plenty of history in Manhattan | am New York

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