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)WashingtonThis article is about a neighborhood in New York City. For the suburb of Wallkill in Orange County, see Washington Heights, New York.

In the Heights (film

In the Heights is a 2021 American musical drama film directed by Jon M. Chu from a screenplay by Quiara Alegría Hudes based on the stage musical of the same name by Hudes and Lin-Manuel Miranda. The film stars Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace in her film debut, Melissa Barrera, Olga Merediz, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Gregory Diaz IV and Jimmy Smits. The film follows a similar plot to the musical, telling the story of a corner in the predominantly Dominican Washington Heights neighborhood of Upper Manhattan in New York City, where every member of the community pursues their dreams of a better life. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

Washington Heights: the ‘last Bastion of Affordability’ in Manhattan

www.nytimes.com)The neighborhood, celebrated for its large Dominican community, is also known for spacious apartments, moderate rents and ample green spaces. (Source:

The Immigrant History of the Nyc Neighborhood Behind ‘in the Heights’

How Washington Heights, a community in upper Manhattan, became the heart of an award-winning musical and a hotly anticipated film adaptation (Source: www.smithsonianmag.com)

Get to Know Washington Heights Neighborhoo

perfectstrangersofnyc.com)Washington Heights offers the most affordable rent in Upper Manhattan, and allows you to be part of a culturally diverse neighborhood. Check out this blog post to see what this NYC neighborhood has to offer! (Source:

Washington Heights

Washington Heights stretches north from 155th Street to Dyckman Street, and spans Manhattan from the Hudson to the Harlem River. The name, widely adopted by the 1870s, derives from Fort Washington (named in turn for George Washington), which was located on the Hudson River at what is today 185th Street and was in 1776 the site of a Revolutionary War battle. (Source: c250.columbia.edu)

 

 

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