5th Avenue

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New York's most prestigious thoroughfare, Fifth Avenue (between 34th and 57th Streets) is studded with striking landmark skyscrapers (the Empire State Building), and churches (St. Patrick's Cathedral), famed department stores (Macy's, Saks) and grand public buildings (the New York Public Library. In the late 19C Fifth Avenue was known as "Millionaires' Row," home to the Goulds, Astors and Vanderbilts.

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Nearby tourist attractions

Empire State Building
Empire State Building
Strength and grace combine to make the
60 minutes
The Morgan Library and Museum
The Morgan Library and Museum
This highly regarded institution houses
120 minutes
Avenue of the Americas
Avenue of the Americas
An imposing line of 1960s skyscrapers
15 minutes
Macy's
Macy's
Macy's is enormous. Rising 10 stories
30 minutes
New-York Public Library
New-York Public Library
This Beaux-Arts masterpiece (1911) by
30 minutes
Madison Avenue
Madison Avenue
This chic avenue cuts the block between
30 minutes
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Empire State Building
Empire State Building
Strength and grace combine to make the
60 minutes
Avenue of the Americas
Avenue of the Americas
An imposing line of 1960s skyscrapers
15 minutes
Macy's
Macy's
Macy's is enormous. Rising 10 stories
30 minutes
See all