The Upper West Side is primarily a residential area, with many residents working Downtown or Midtown. It has the reputation of being home to New York City’s affluent cultural and artistic residents. The Upper West Side is also home to many landmarks, cultural centers and famous institutions. Time Warner and the American Broadcasting Company’s headquarters are there, as are the theaters at Lincoln Center, which feature the world renowned Metropolitan Opera, the New York Philharmonic, and the New York City Ballet. The Upper West Side also features Columbus Circle, at the intersection of Broadway, Central Park West, Central Park South, and Eighth Avenue. Cultural institutions include the American Museum of Natural History and the Rose Planetarium.
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