These three neighborhoods were the first to grew outside the historical downtown of São Paulo. Occupied by millionaires from the coffee era, it remains as one of the most traditional addresses in the city. Higienópolis also is home to one of the largest and most active jewish communities.
Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado - FAAP, Rua Alagoas, 903, tel. 11 3662-1662. The institute's college, or facul as the students call it, offers prime education for Brazil's super rich kids. After the museum and theater, the bodyguards on the surrounding of the campus are the main attraction. 
Instituto Europeo di Design, Rua Maranhão, 617, tel. 11 3660-8000. 
Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Rua Maria Antônia at Rua da Consolação. One of the most traditional education institutions, was founded by North-american immigrants.
Pontificia Universidade Católica - PUC, Rua Monte Alegre, 984, tel. 11 3670-8000.
As in all of São Paulo, the variety of gastronomical options in this section of town are plenty, so feel free to just stroll down the streets without a pre-fixed plan. Vilaboin square, nearby FAAP, holds options for every taste.