Upper East Side

Highly recommended
Known primarily as an enclave for New York City's "old money," the Upper East Side developed in the late 19C, as rich industrialists including Andrew Carnegie and Henry Clay Frick began building mansions on the large lots along Fifth Avenue abutting Central Park. The ladies who lunch followed on their heels, moving into then-new luxury apartment buildings along Park Avenue and town houses on the side streets. Today cultural institutions occupy some of the Gilded-Age mansions, but the area still, for the most part, remains the domain of New York's ultra-wealthy.

Useful information

Adresse : 

De E. 59th St. à E. 97th St.

Nearby tourist attractions

Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET)
Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET)
The Met is the largest museum in the
180 minutes
Asia Society & Museum
Asia Society & Museum
This artfully revamped museum and
120 minutes
The Frick Collection
The Frick Collection
One of the world's most distinguished
180 minutes
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
In 1943 art patrons Solomon R.
120 minutes
Park Avenue (4th Ave)
Park Avenue (4th Ave)
Long an exclusive address for upperclass
15 minutes
Noguchi Museum
Noguchi Museum
Established by renowned Japanese
90 minutes
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Park Avenue (4th Ave)
Park Avenue (4th Ave)
Long an exclusive address for upperclass
15 minutes
AT & T Headquarters Building
AT & T Headquarters Building
Formerly known as AT&T Headquarters,
15 minutes
Upper West Side
Upper West Side
Historically the seat of the city's
90 minutes
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