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Scenic view of the George Washington Bridge from a park, with benches and trees framing the iconic landmark.

About Us

The WHBID provides supplemental sanitation services, promotes public and private investment, encourages economic development and implements capital improvement projects


Serves as an advocate for the small business community in Uptown Manhattan

Aims to create a clean, safe and vibrant commercial corridor

Founded in 1983

Classified as a 501 (c)(3) private not-for-profit

The WHBID is co-located with an NYC Business Solutions Center, a set of free services offered by the Department of Small Business Services to help businesses start, operate and expand in New York City.

Targeted Areas

Icon depicting a storefront

Supports 245 commercial storefronts in a 29-block commercial district

Map illustrating the WHBID corridor

Along 181st Street from Amsterdam Avenue to Fort Washington Avenue, Broadway between 179th and 182nd Street and St. Nicholas between 179th and 183rd Street

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