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Upper East Side Neighborhood Guide

Manhattan's Upper East Side has culture, shopping and NYC's wealthiest residents

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The Upper East Side is home to many of the wealthiest New Yorkers, as well as Museum Mile and world class shopping. It is a convenient location for exploring Central Park, as well as the many museums along Museum Mile. The famous Madison Avenue is home to many couture and designer shops, and even if you can't afford to buy anything, the window shopping is extraordinary. Park Avenue is lined with gorgeous pre-war apartment buildings and the gardening down the median make it a lovely place to stroll. The Upper East Side is also home to many of Manhattan's Luxury Hotels.

Upper East Side Map

Upper East Side Subways:

  • 4, 5, 6(local) runs along Lexington
    - 59th Street/Lexington
    - 68th Street/Hunter College (local)
    - 77th Street (local)
    - 86th Street
    - 96th Street (local)
    - 103 Street(local)
    - 110th Street (local)

Upper East Side Neighborhood Boundaries

  • between 59th & 110th Street
  • from East River to Central Park East

Upper East Side Architecture

  • Museum Mile is the stretch of Fifth Avenue between 72nd & 104th Streets. It was once named Millionaire's Row, and continues to be lined with the former mansions of the Upper East Side's wealthiest residents.
  • Many residential streets are lined with brownstones, many of which are designated as landmark buildings.

Upper East Side Restaurants

  • Serendipity III
  • Daniel
  • Aureole
  • EJ's Luncheonette

Upper East Side Attractions

Upper East Side Shopping

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