Upper West Side North, New York City

Upper West Side North

UPPER WEST SIDE NORTH

North-South boundary: W. 179th St. to W. 86th St.
East-West boundary: Henry Hudson Pkwy. to Central Park W./Eighth Ave.
Neighborhoods: Manhattan Valley, Morningside Heights, Manhattanville, Hamilton Heights, Sugar Hill, Washington Heights, parts of Upper West Side, Harlem 

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Riverside Dr., New York, NEW YORK
The Stake Out
Jerry mentions to Elaine that he remembered her friend Pamela lives on Riverside Dr.

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Riverside Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Pony Remark
Uncle Leo mentions that cousin Jeffrey is being transferred to Riverside Park by the Parks Department, “to completely revamp THAT operation.”

Columbia University
2960 Broadway, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 116th Street – Columbia University (1)
The Statue
Jerry mentions that Rava’s boyfriend Ray is a grad student at Columbia, where George investigates his “alias” Ray Thomas with the registrar, as he is registered under his legal name, Raymond Thomas Wochinski.

Tor’s apartment
1324 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 125th Street (A,B,C,D)
The Heart Attack
George and Jerry visit Kramer’s herbalist to cure George’s tonsillitis, with even more disastrous results than the original heart attack. Tor’s apartment shares the same exterior as Antonio’s building from “The Busboy.”

Riverside Dr., New York, NEW YORK
The Baby Shower
Leslie mentions to Elaine that she just got an apartment here, where Bernard Goetz’s mother used to live.

Antonio’s apartment
1324 Amsterdam Ave., Apt. 4D, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 125th Street (A,B,C,D)
The Busboy
George and Kramer try reconciling with Antonio the fired busboy, but end up losing his cat in the process, just making things worse. Antonio’s apartment shares the same exterior as Tor’s building from “The Heart Attack.”

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George Washington Bridge
Fort Washington Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 175th Street (A)
The Tape
Elaine claims the mystery woman on Jerry’s tape may did not leave her name because she perhaps felt she couldn’t have Jerry, and thus decided to jump off the George Washington Bridge.

Henry Hudson Parkway toll booth
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Parking Space
Elaine claims that she and George were attacked by a group of youths at the toll booth to the Hudson Parkway, thus explaining Jerry’s car issues.

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Cathedral Of St. John The Divine
1047 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Cathedral Parkway (1)
The Pick
Elaine mentions she and Fred are planning on doing volunteer work here for the church. Jerry’s response on volunteering: “that’s the true spirit of the holiday season – people being helped by people other than me.”

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Metro Theater (NOW CLOSED)
2626 Broadway, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 96th Street (1,2,3)
The Stall
Elaine & Tony and Jerry & Jane go to see “The Age Of Innocence” on a double date. In the ladies’ room, Elaine asks for an extra square from Jane in the next stall…but Jane can’t spare a square.

Harlem Branch YMCA
180 W. 135th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 135th Street (2,3)
The Stall
Kramer mentions he’s going uptown to the YMCA, and Jane asks to split a cab…but Kramer asks “what about the driver?!?” The gang usually visits the West Side YMCA (5 W. 63rd St.), but the closest uptown YMCA is the Harlem Branch.

Metro Theater (NOW CLOSED)
2626 Broadway, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 96th Street (1,2,3)
The Opposite
George and Victoria go to see a movie, and when two moviegoers won’t stop talking or kicking Victoria’s seat, George activates “the opposite,” loudly threatening them to a fight and bluntly telling them to shut up.

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Mr. Pitt’s
640 West End Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 96th Street (1,2,3)
The Chaperone
Elaine tries to go with Jerry and George to Atlantic City for the weekend, but is kaiboshed because she hasn’t found the right socks for her new boss, Mr. Pitt.

Royal Dry Cleaners (NOT REAL)
2759 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 191st Street (1)
The Big Salad
The dry cleaners where former baseball player (and Kramer’s golf buddy) Steve Gendason is accused of murdering Bobby Pinkus, owner of the cleaners.

Mr. Pitt’s
640 West End Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 96th Street (1,2,3)
The Pledge Drive
Mr. Pitt introduces Elaine to eating a Snickers bar with a knife and fork, “the way these society types eat their candy bars.”

Hunan Balcony
2596 Broadway, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 96th Street (1,2,3)
The Chinese Woman
Donna and Jerry go here, based on Donna’s suggestion, as Jerry assumes that she, as an Asian woman, is “very assimilated.”

Mr. Pitt’s
640 West End Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 96th Street (1,2,3)
The Gymnast
Kramer gets a 3D art poster framed by Elaine here, driving Mr. Pitt to insanity…making him almost miss a merger meeting, and accidentally mark up his nose to look like Adolf Hitler.

Mr. Pitt’s
640 West End Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 96th Street (1,2,3)
The Mom And Pop Store
Elaine wins Mr. Pitt a spot under the Woody Woodpecker float in the Macy’s Day Thanksgiving Parade, thanks to her knowledge of big band music.

Kinney Parking Corporation lot (LOT NOT REAL)
New York, NEW YORK

The Scofflaw
Gary offers George a spot for tax-only owned by his company as part of his owed “secret,” but George the his spot when Newman’s car is impounded by the courts. Gary mentions that the lot is around the corner from Monk’s Café.

Mr. Pitt’s
640 West End Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 96th Street (1,2,3)
The Doorman
Where the doorman in Mr. Pitt’s building psychologically tortures Jerry, Jerry is manipulated into working as the doorman himself, and has a couch stolen under his watch, thus forced to replace it (with Poppie’s peed-on couch).

Mr. Pitt’s
640 West End Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 96th Street (1,2,3)
The Diplomat’s Club
Elaine plans on quitting with the “march-in,” but decides to stay since Mr. Pitt puts her in his will. Elaine later gets fired as part of a “conspiracy” to try and have Jerry drug Mr. Pitt, after Pitt recognizes Jerry on television when stranded in Ithaca.

Rappaport Pharmacy (now Duane Reade)
609 Columbus Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 86th Street (B,C)
The Diplomat’s Club
Jerry, who Mr. Pitt mistakes for a pharmacist, inadvertently gives Pitt an antihistamine and appetite suppressant that mixes badly with his heart medication.

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W. 115th St., New York, NEW YORK (map)
The Secret Code
Kramer hears of a fire on 115th on his emergency scanner, but criticizes the FDNY for taking the West Side Highway to get to the fire.

Inwood-207th Street Station
W. 207th St. and Broadway, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Inwood – 207th Street (A)
The Pool Guy
Jerry takes the subway with Ramon to this stop, bailing on him after telling him he doesn’t want to be friends any longer. The station shows the station on the “A” line, but with a red icon, and the continuity is off, as 207th St. is the northbound terminus of the A train, so Ramon would either have to get off the train or head back south. This station is only accessible on the A line.

Columbia Presbyterian Hospital
630 W. 168th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 168th Street – Washington Heights (1)
The Cadillac
George goes to pester Katy, now in a coma due to an arrhythmia, to hook him up with Marisa Tomei. The episode’s script says the hospital is at Columbia, although the exterior looks more like Roosevelt Hospital.

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Barney Greengrass
541 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 86th Street (1)
The Soul Mate
Elaine tries bringing up a piece of whitefish she had here, but is interrupted by her friends’ constant baby-talk. Jerry is later interrupted by George while telling him the same story.

W. 94th St., New York, NEW YORK (map)
The Little Kicks
Kramer mentions how he met Brody the bootlegger through his friend Corky Ramirez, when playing Pachinko on 94th St.

W. 96th St., New York, NEW YORK (map)
The Little Kicks
Jerry tells Kramer he wants to continue bootlegging for the kids, as he saw a kid on 96th St. asking for a bootleg like “Death Blow”: “That’s who I care about. The little kid who needs bootlegs, because his parent or guardian won’t let him see the excessive violence, and strong sexual content you and I take for granted!”

Mr. Peterman’s apartment
211 W. 106th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 103rd Street (1)
The Van Buren Boys
Elaine interviews the ever-fascinating Mr. Peterman for his biography, where she discovers his domestic side is unbelievably ordinary and boring.

Gap
2373 Broadway, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 86th Street (1)
The Yada Yada
Kramer mentions how he and Mickey picked up two women at the Gap, without deciding who would date who. The closest Gap to Kramer’s Apartment is at this location.

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Gap
2373 Broadway, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 86th Street (1)
The Butter Shave
Puddy, arguing with Elaine over their European vacation, questions “what do you think the Gap in Rome has that’s not at the Gap on Broadway?” The closest Gap to Elaine’s Apartment is at this location.

P.S. 075 Emily Dickinson
735 West End Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 96th Street (1,2,3)
The Apology
George is inadvertently set up to attend a Rageaholics Anonymous meeting by Jason’s sponsor, where he argues that he’s “not here for rage, I’m here for revenge!” George later spots Elaine, Puddy and Peggy down the hall at a Germophobes Anonymous meeting, before being mocked by Jason at a meeting (“he’s beboppin’ and scattin’, and I’m losin’ it!”).

Joe Mayo’s apartment
W. 88th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Reverse Peephole
The gang goes to Joe Mayo’s housewarming, where Jerry is banned from the CD player, and Elaine tries tossing Dr. Zaius from the apartment…only to realize the coat belongs to Joe. Silvio the landlord later ambushes Mayo here with a sock full of pennies.

Janet’s apartment
501 Cathedral Pkwy., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Cathedral Parkway (1)
The Cartoon
George visits Janet’s apartment, and contemplates how his relationship with her is like a relationship with Jerry, but with sex. Janet later cuts out the gum from her hair, sending George sprinting from the apartment due to her now looking identical to Jerry.

Gap
2373 Broadway, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 86th Street (1)
The Wizard
Upon discovering they’re both just ordinary white people, Elaine and Darryl decide to go to the Gap. The closest Gap to Elaine’s Apartment is at this location.

Lafayette Square
W. 113th St. and Manhattan Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 116th Street (B,C)
The Burning
Kruger Industrial Smoothing over-smoothed a statue in the square, over-smoothing the heads on the statue of Marquis de Lafayette and George Washington.

Riverside Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Frogger
Kramer tells Jerry and Elaine he got inside word from his police friend on a new serial killer striking around the park, called “The Lopper.”

Gap
2373 Broadway, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 86th Street (1)
The Maid
Kramer contemplates about how life in downtown New York is so different, including a different Gap. The closest Gap to Kramer’s Apartment is at this location.

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Amigos Mexican Bar & Restaurant
2888 Broadway, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 116th Street – Columbia University (1)
The Over-Cheer
Jerry claims he wants to try a different place from the coffee shop, where they put cinnamon on tuna; “Is cinnamon ever bad? Cinnamon enhances everything!” However, they show up when the restaurant is closed for the game, and are forced to head to the coffee shop instead.

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