Lexington Avenue is an avenue on the East Side of the borough of Manhattan in New York City that carries southbound one-way traffic from East 131st Street to Gramercy Park at East 21st Street. Along its 5.5 mile (8.9 km), 110-block route, Lexington Avenue runs through Harlem, Carnegie Hill, the Upper East Side, Midtown, and Murray Hill. Parellel to Lexington Avenue to its west lies Park Avenue and Third Avenue runs to its east. New Yorkers often abbreviate the name of Lexington Avenue as "Lex."
The 4,5 and 6 lines of the New York Subway, also known as the Lexington Avenue Express (Lines 4 and 5) and the Lexington Avenue Local (Line 6), run directly beneath Lexington Avenue from the 51st Street station through to the 125th Street station.
A short history of Lexington Avenue (http://www.nynewsday.com/features/custom/names/ny-namesofny-lexingtonavenue,0,4902070.htmlstory)
The 4,5 and 6 lines of the New York Subway, also known as the LexingtonAvenue Express (Lines 4 and 5) and the LexingtonAvenue Local (Line 6), run directly beneath LexingtonAvenue from the 51st Street station through to the 125th Street station.
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