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Fifth Avenue Real Estate

About Manhattan Fifth Avenue NYC

Fifth Avenue, stretching from the northern border of Washington Square Park to its terminus at Harlem River Drive, one of the world’s great avenues, on par with the most historic and recognizable thoroughfares in Paris and London. The strip of 5th Avenue Between 34th Street and 59th Street is one of the most famous and expensive shopping areas in the world, with retail space fetching tremendous prices per square foot. Northward it becomes the eastern flank of Central Park, where it is known as “museum mile” due to its very heavy concentration of world class museums. Along its southern end, Fifth Avenue is lined with numerous exclusive luxury apartments, high end restaurants, bars and stores.

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New York Fifth Avenue Real Estate Guide

Locale Subway
N, R, W, E, V, 7

Area ATMs
Chase Bank, 12 E 86th St.
Bank of America, 767 5th Ave.
HSBC, 452 5th Ave.
Commerce Bank, 90 5th Ave.

Post Office
23 W 43rd Street New York, NY 10036 - Phone (212) 279-5960
70 W 10th Street New York, NY 10011 - Phone(212) 475-2534

Police Precinct
Fifth Avenue passes through the 6th, 13th, 14th, 18th, 19th, 23rd and 25th police precincts.


Markets directly on the Fifth Avenue tend to be smaller, but near it you’ll find
Han Ah Reum, 25 W 32nd Street
Whole Foods, 250 7th Ave, New York

Fifth Avenue Restaurants
Fifth Avenue is home to a fantastic collection of restaurants running the gamut of New York flavors. From pastrami sandwiches at Eisenberg’s to chic cuisine at the Bergdorf Goodman, you’ll find every type of food imaginable.

Fifth Avenue Nightlife
Though it’s best known for shopping, Fifth Ave is also a nightlife destination, with numerous upscale spots attracting locals and tourists alike. Check out the sophisticated ambience at the 40/40 Club or revel in classic Manhattan glory at the Plaza Hotel’s Oak Room.

Parks / Recreation
Fifth Avenue offers a veritable guided tour of New York’s most historic and venerated parks, beginning with Washington Square Park at its southern end, passing Madsion Square Park at 23rd St, running along the entirety of Central Park between 59th St. and 110th St. and running straight into Marcus Garvey Park at 120th St.

Landmarks / History
Fifth Avenue has a history as a stylish and upscale thoroughfare dating back to the mid 1800s, when the socialite Caroline Schermerhorn Astor settled at the corner of 5th Avenue and 34th St. In 1893, her home became the site of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, signaling Fifth Ave’s transition to a high end commercial area. After 1900, the bulk of New York’s ultra-wealthy moved to the stretch of Fifth Avenue between 59th Street and 96th Street, settling into townhouses and luxury apartments. The area between 34th Street and 59th Street became the home to numerous grand department stores, many of which still operate today.

Notable landmarks on 5th Avenue include the Empire State Building, the New York Public Library, Lord and Taylor’s and Rockefeller Center. Famous stores located on its retail section include Gucci, Armani Exchange, Louis Vuitton and much more. Along “museum mile,” you’ll find the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim among many other great cultural institutions.

Area Scene
Fifth Avenue is abuzz with both tourists and locals visiting its countless museums, tremendous shopping district and soaking up its remarkable sites. Trendy, high end shops and restaurants attract an upscale crowd, including the many residents of 5th Avenue’s much-desired luxury apartments. All together, 5th Avenue offers a practically limitless array of seminal New York experiences, from the Empire State Building to the Museum of Modern art and Central Park, it’s a phenomenal place to be.