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Amy Linden, XXL, June 2002

IMMORTALIZED IN Woody Allen movies and Seinfeld, Manhattan's Upper West Side is old school New York. Graced with wide avenues and imposing buildings — the sort of dwellings that have gargoyles, vaguely English names and huge courtyards — the neighborhood reminds you of Paris or Madrid because even in a city that is in perpetual motion, it has the heft of history and the solidity of permanence.

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