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Encyclopedia > Midtown (Manhattan)
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View of Midtown from Empire State Building.
View of Midtown from Empire State Building.

Midtown is a neighborhood in Manhattan, New York City that has such world-famous commercial buildings as Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall, and the Empire State Building. US Northern states File links The following pages link to this file: Northern United States ... Download high resolution version (900x617, 178 KB)Thumbnail version, by mdoege@compuserve. ... Download high resolution version (900x617, 178 KB)Thumbnail version, by mdoege@compuserve. ... Manhattan Borough,highlighted in yellow, lies between the East River and the Hudson River. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... Lower Plaza at Rockefeller Center. ... Radio City Music Hall in 1996 Radio City Music Hall is an entertainment venue located in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... The Empire State Building Entrance lobby The Empire State Building, a 102-story contemporary Art Deco style building in New York City, was designed by Shreve, Lamb and Harmon Associates and built in 1931. ...


The exact size of the Midtown area is disputed. Most agree that the core commercial area extends from 40th Street up to the southern edge of Central Park on 59th Street and from Third Avenue in the east to Ninth Avenue in the west, but some take a broader view and classify Midtown as the whole area of Manhattan in the 30s, 40s, and 50s between the Hudson and East Rivers. Midtown is sometimes broken into "Midtown East" and "Midtown West" or into more traditional neighborhood distinctions like Turtle Bay, Murray Hill-Kips Bay, Hell's Kitchen-Clinton, and others. A wintry aerial view, looking south: ice on the frozen lakes, the Metropolitan Museum in the park at left, the East River and the Empire State Building in the distance Central Park (40°46′59″ N 73°58′20″ W) is a large urban public park (843 acres or 3. ... View of the Hudson in the 1880s showing Jersey City The Hudson River, called Muh-he-kun-ne-tuk in Mahican, is a river running mainly through New York State but partly forming the boundary between the states of New York and New Jersey. ... This entry is about the East River in New York City. ... Turtle Bay is the name of the following places: Turtle Bay is a bay in Western Australia, near Broome. ... The Murray Hill neighborhood of Manhattan derives its name from the Murray family, 18th-century Quaker merchants mainly concerned with shipping and overseas trade. ... The Kips Bay neighborhood of Manhattan is the area between 23rd and 34th streets to the east of 3rd Avenue. ... Hells Kitchen (also known as Clinton) is a neighborhood of New York City. ... Clinton may refer to a number of persons or places. ...


Whatever its boundaries, Midtown Manhattan is undisputably the busiest single commercial district in the United States. The great majority of the city's skyscrapers, including most of its hotels and many apartment towers, lie within Midtown. More than 3 million commuters work in its offices, hotels, and retail establishments; the area also hosts many tourists, visiting residents, and students. Some areas, especially Times Square and Fifth Avenue, have massive clusters of retail establishments. Times Square Times Square is also the name of a station on the Detroit People Mover, a shopping mall in Hong Kong, and a 1980 movie. ... Street sign at Fifth Avenue and East 57th street Fifth Avenue is a major thoroughfare in New York City. ...

The Midtown Manhattan skyline viewed from across the Hudson River
The Midtown Manhattan skyline viewed from across the Hudson River

Other important sights in Midtown: Midtown Manhattan skyline, 1981, by Rick Dikeman File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ...

Important streets and thoroughfares in Midtown: General Electric GE90-115B fanblade, on display at MoMA. The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is an art museum located in Midtown Manhattan in New York City. ... St. ... The clock in the Main Concourse © 2004 Metropolitan Transportation Authority Grand Central Terminal (often still called Grand Central Station, although technically that is the name of the nearby post office and New York City Subway station on the IRT Lexington Avenue Line) is a train station at 15 Vanderbilt Avenue... New York Public Library, central block, built 1897–1911, Carrère and Hastings, architects (June 2003) The New York Public Library (NYPL), one of three public library systems serving New York City, is one of the leading libraries in the United States. ... Chrysler Building Completed in 1930, the Chrysler Building is a distinctive symbol of New York City, standing 1,046 feet (319 m) high on the east side of Manhattan at the intersection of 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue. ... United Nations headquarters, view from East River United Nations headquarters in New York City The United Nations headquarters is a distinctive complex in New York City that has served as the United Nationss headquarters since its completion in 1952. ... Carnegie Hall Carnegie Hall is a concert venue in Manhattan, New York City. ... Times Square Times Square is also the name of a station on the Detroit People Mover, a shopping mall in Hong Kong, and a 1980 movie. ... F.A.O. Schwarz is the name of a toy store chain founded in 1870 by German immigrant Frederick August Otto Schwarz in New York, New York. ... Street sign at Fifth Avenue and East 57th street Fifth Avenue is a major thoroughfare in New York City. ...


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Midtown (Manhattan) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (210 words)
Midtown is a neighborhood in Manhattan, New York City that has such world-famous commercial buildings as Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall, and the Empire State Building.
Midtown is sometimes broken into "Midtown East" and "Midtown West" or into more traditional neighborhood distinctions like Turtle Bay, Murray Hill-Kips Bay, Hell's Kitchen-Clinton, and others.
Whatever its boundaries, Midtown Manhattan is undisputably the busiest single commercial district in the United States.
Midtown Manhattan: A Pillar of Strength (1732 words)
Manhattan's overall vacancy rate registered 10.1% at the end of the third quarter — its lowest level in 20 months, and a full percentage point lower than the same period a year ago.
Manhattan's apartment vacancy rate was a mere 2% at the end of September 2004 — incredibly low when compared with the current national apartment vacancy rate of 10.5%.
Manhattan's retail sector continues to thrive, thanks to strong consumer spending and an influx of luxury retailers determined to lease space in the market.
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