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Fire Damage Restoration Services Upper West Side

3/26/2021 (Permalink)

smoke from a fire Fire and smoke remediation by SERVPRO is top notch. Our techs are IICRC certified for any size fire restoration job.

Smoke remediation can save your most valuable heirlooms in your Upper West Side home.

The Upper West Side is part of the borough of Manhattan in New York City. The neighborhood's boundaries are the Hudson River, Central Park, West 59th street, and West 110th Street. While it is mainly a residential area, it is known for being one of Manhattan's intellectual and cultural hubs. The Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Barnard College, Columbia University, and Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School is located in this part of Manhattan.

There are numerous additional cultural institutions, historical sites, opulent apartments facing Central Park, and many restaurants and gourmet grocery shopping areas. Several notable institutions and locations include:

  • Lincoln Center
  • Museums
  • Columbus Circle
  • The Dakota
  • Residences Along Central Park West
  • Restaurants and Grocery Stores

Lincoln Center

The Lincoln center covers over 16 acres and is home to 12 performing arts companies. There are thirty outdoor and indoor facilities. Over 5 million people every year are entertained. Visitors and residents enjoy many artistic events, including opera, ballet, film festivals, and educational opportunities in the performing arts.


There are also many museums in the Upper West Side section of the borough. Among the notable museums are the American Folk Art Museum, American Museum of Natural History, Children's Museum of Manhattan, Museum of Biblical Art, and the Nicholas Roerich Museum.

There are many historical locations to enjoy in the borough. Several of these include the American Youth Hostel, Apple Bank, Columbus Circle, the Dakota, Grant's Tomb, and the Soldiers and Sailors Monument. 

Visitors and residents can enjoy a stay vacation visiting many of these museums and historical locations in the city.

Columbus Circle

Named for Christopher Columbus, the location is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The circle is also the location of a heavily trafficked roundabout in Manhattan. The center of the circle is also where all official distances from New York City are measured. The monument, built-in 1892, which celebrates Christopher Columbus, stands 76 feet tall. An Italian sculptor, Gaetano Russo, designed it.

The Dakota

The Dakota is famous for being the location where Beatles John Lennon was murdered in 1980. The building was constructed in 1880 and is home to artists, musicians, and actors. It is considered an official city landmark. The Dakota was included on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972 and is at the intersection of Central Park West and 72nd Street.

Smoke Remediation Techniques Save Contents and Heirlooms from Smoke Damage

Kitchen fires often produce a great deal of smoke residue that seems to penetrate every room in the home. It can leave an oily residue, especially if grease ignites and air currents carry it to other rooms.

SERVPRO fire and smoke technicians respond to these types of fire damage conditions on the Upper West Side often, unfortunately. While there may be some scorching from the immediate fire, and the chemicals used to quell the fire, most of the fire damage restoration is to remove odors and oily residues.

After mapping where the residue traveled through the structure and the type of residue, SERVPRO technicians implement smoke remediation action:

  • Remove all fire and smoke damage odor-producing materials
  • Dissolving residues to remove them from surfaces
  • Vacuuming from surfaces
  • Washing, rinsing, and drying

Contact SERVPRO of Upper West Side for fire damage restoration services on the Upper West Side and surrounding areas. We can help 24/7. Call (917) 498-1362.

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