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Manhattan Valley is a small area of the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City. Running from 100th Street to 110th Street, it is a markedly lower-class section of the otherwise well-to-do Upper West Side, sharing similar demographics with the adjacent neighborhood of Harlem. Formerly known as the Bloomingdale District, the area went into decline in the 1950s and 1960s and unlike the rest of the Upper West Side, has been slow to gentrify. The Upper West Side is a neighborhood of the borough of Manhattan in New York City that lies between Central Park and the Hudson River. ... Manhattan is an island bordering the lower Hudson River. ... City nickname: The Big Apple Location in the state of New York Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area  - Land  - Water 1,214. ... Harlem is a neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City, long known as a major African American cultural and business center. ...


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Manhattan Valley: Information from Answers.com (1493 words)
Manhattan Valley is a neighborhood on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City, bounded by West 110th Street to the north, Central Park West to the east, West 96th Street or 100th Street to the south, and Broadway to the west.
Manhattan Valley occupies a natural depression running east-west across Manhattan, declining rapidly from high rocky bluffs at the western border of modern Central Park, and following west the valley created by what was once a minor stream draining from roughly the area of the Harlem Meer into the Hudson River.
Manhattan Valley has gentrified significantly since the 1980s, along with the rest of the Upper West Side and Harlem, under steady encroachment north from the "traditional" Upper West Side and south from Morningside Heights.
Valley Heights Public Schools (151 words)
Valley Heights Public Schools is a rural district located in southwestern Marshall County in northeastern Kansas, 40 miles north of Manhattan, Kansas.
Valley Heights was organized in 1966 during the State Unification Act.
Valley Heights was formed from the communities of Blue Rapids and Waterville, Kansas.
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