Above 96th Street
Upper Manhattan denotes the more northerly region of the New York CityBorough of Manhattan. Its southern boundary may be defined anywhere between 59th Street and 125th Street. Between these two extremes lies the most common definition of Upper Manhattan as Manhattan above 96th Street (the southern boundary of Manhattan Valley in the west and Spanish Harlemin the east). This definition of Upper Manhattan takes in the neighborhoods ofMarble Hill, Inwood, Washington Heights (including Fort George, Sherman Creek and Hudson Heights), Harlem (including Sugar Hill and Hamilton Heights), and parts of the Upper West Side (Morningside Heights andManhattan Valley).
The George Washington Bridge, connecting Washington Heights in Upper Manhattan across the Hudson River to Fort Lee, New Jersey, is the world’s busiest motor vehicle bridge