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Encyclopedia > Midtown Manhattan
Midtown Manhattan viewed from the World Trade Center.
Midtown Manhattan viewed from the World Trade Center.
Midtown Manhattan viewed from the Brooklyn Bridge.
Midtown Manhattan viewed from the Brooklyn Bridge.

Midtown is an area of Manhattan, New York City home to world-famous commercial buildings as Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall, and the Empire State Building. Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Metadata No higher resolution available. ... “WTC” redirects here. ... 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. ... 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. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 555 pixelsFull resolution (968 × 671 pixel, file size: 173 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Photographer: Tom Harpel from Seattle, Washington, United States Title: New York 1999 Taken on: 2004-11-14 01:18:10 Original source: Flickr. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 555 pixelsFull resolution (968 × 671 pixel, file size: 173 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Photographer: Tom Harpel from Seattle, Washington, United States Title: New York 1999 Taken on: 2004-11-14 01:18:10 Original source: Flickr. ... For other uses, see Brooklyn Bridge (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Manhattan (disambiguation). ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Lower Plaza at Rockefeller Center. ... Radio City Music Hall at Christmas 2005 Radio City Music Hall is an entertainment venue located in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... The Empire State Building is a 102-story Art Deco skyscraper in New York City, New York on the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street. ...


Midtown, along with "Uptown" and "Downtown", is one of the three major subdivisions of Manhattan (though "Uptown" and "Downtown" can also be used as adjectives and can take on completely different meanings in the other boroughs, whereas the term "Midtown" does not) and can be understood as those parts of Manhattan in neither of these two other regions - that is, all areas between 14th Street and 59th Street, from the Hudson River to the East River. The core of Midtown Manhattan is from about 31st Street to 59th Street between Third and Ninth avenues (this is the area most commonly referred to as "Midtown.") The "Plaza District", a term used by Manhattan real estate professionals to denote the most expensive area of midtown from a commercial real estate perspective, lies between 42nd Street to 59th Street and between Third Avenue to Seventh Avenue. 14th Street looking west from Fifth Avenue 14th Street is an important east-west thoroughfare in Manhattan in New York City. ... 59th st. ... The Hudson River, called Muh-he-kun-ne-tuk in Mahican or as the Lenape Native Americans called it in Unami, Muhheakantuck, is a river that runs through the eastern portion of New York State and, along its southern terminus, demarcates the border between the states of New York and... New York City waterways: 1. ... This article covers streets in Manhattan, New York City, USA between and including 23rd Street and 42nd Street. ...


Midtown encompasses many neighborhoods including Hell's Kitchen and Chelsea on the West Side, and Murray Hill, Kips Bay, Turtle Bay, and Gramercy on the East Side. It is also sometimes broken into "Midtown East" and "Midtown West", and often "Midtown South." View from between 47th and 48th street on Ninth Avenue looking north toward Time Warner Center and Hearst Tower Hells Kitchen, also known as Clinton and Midtown West, is a neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City that includes roughly the area between 34th Street and 57th Street, from...


Midtown Manhattan is indisputably 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 700,000 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 is also the epicenter of American theatre. For other uses, see Times Square (disambiguation). ... Street sign at Fifth Avenue and East 57th street Fifth Avenue is a major thoroughfare in New York City. ... For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ...


A simplistic and by no means comprehensive but general list of the neighborhoods in the greater Midtown Manhattan is as follows:

Midtown also contains historical but defunct neighborhoods, such as the Ladie's Mile, along Fifth Avenue from 14th Street to 23rd Street and the Tenderloin, from 23rd Street to 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue to Seventh Avenue. 59th st. ... Main article: Transportation in New York City 42nd Street, NYC 42nd Street is a major crosstown street in the New York City borough of Manhattan, known for its theaters, especially near the intersection with Broadway at Times Square. ... View from between 47th and 48th street on Ninth Avenue looking north toward Time Warner Center and Hearst Tower Hells Kitchen, also known as Clinton and Midtown West, is a neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City that includes roughly the area between 34th Street and 57th Street, from... The Hudson River, called Muh-he-kun-ne-tuk in Mahican or as the Lenape Native Americans called it in Unami, Muhheakantuck, is a river that runs through the eastern portion of New York State and, along its southern terminus, demarcates the border between the states of New York and... Eighth Avenue is a north-south avenue on the West Side of Manhattan in New York City, carrying northbound traffic. ... Theatre Row is the popular name for a section of 42nd Street in New York City, New York. ... Eleventh Avenue / West End Avenue is a north-south thoroughfare on the far West Side of the borough of Manhattan in New York City, not far from the Hudson River. ... Ninth Avenue / Columbus Avenue is a north-south thoroughfare on the West Side of Manhattan in New York City. ... Central Park is a large public, urban park (843 acres, 3. ... The Upper West Side is a neighborhood of the borough of Manhattan in New York City that lies between Central Park and the Hudson River above West 59th Street. ... View of Columbus Circle, looking east down Central Park South from inside the Time Warner Center. ... For other uses, see Times Square (disambiguation). ... The Theatre District is an area in Midtown Manhattan in which are located the many Broadway theatres as well as many other theatres, movie theatres, restaurants, hotels and other places of entertainment. ... 53rd Street is a midtown cross street in the New York City borough of Manhattan, that contains buildings such as the Citicorp Building. ... Central Park is a large public, urban park (843 acres, 3. ... Central Park South is a street in Manhattan, New York City; it is a section of 59th Street. ... 59th st. ... Eighth Avenue is a north-south avenue on the West Side of Manhattan in New York City, carrying northbound traffic. ... Sixth Avenue looking south from 18th Street Sixth Avenue is a major avenue in New York Citys borough of Manhattan. ... New York City waterways: 1. ... The Diamond District is an area of New York City found along 47th Street (between 5th Avenue and Avenue of the Americas) in the neighborhood of Midtown in the borough of Manhattan. ... It is a street in New York City. ... Street sign at Fifth Avenue and East 57th street Fifth Avenue is a major thoroughfare in New York City. ... Sutton Place is a classically elegant neighborhood. ... 53rd Street is a midtown cross street in the New York City borough of Manhattan, that contains buildings such as the Citicorp Building. ... 59th st. ... Turtle Bay is a neighborhood in New York City, on the east side of Midtown Manhattan. ... 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. ... Tudor City is an apartment complex located on the East Side of Manhattan in New York City. ... First Avenue is a north-south thoroughfare on the East Side of the New York City borough of Manhattan, running from Houston Street northbound for over 125 blocks before terminating at the Willis Avenue Bridge into The Bronx at the Harlem River near East 127th Street. ... Looking south on Second Avenue from 85th Street, May 2005 Second Avenue is an avenue on the East Side of Manhattan in New York City that extends from Houston Street to the Harlem River Drive. ... This article covers streets in Manhattan, New York City, USA between and including 23rd Street and 42nd Street. ... The Empire State building, dominating the skyline. ... View from between 47th and 48th street on Ninth Avenue looking north toward Time Warner Center and Hearst Tower Hells Kitchen, also known as Clinton and Midtown West, is a neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City that includes roughly the area between 34th Street and 57th Street, from... The Hudson River, called Muh-he-kun-ne-tuk in Mahican or as the Lenape Native Americans called it in Unami, Muhheakantuck, is a river that runs through the eastern portion of New York State and, along its southern terminus, demarcates the border between the states of New York and... Eighth Avenue is a north-south avenue on the West Side of Manhattan in New York City, carrying northbound traffic. ... The current version of the article or section reads like an advertisement. ... Ninth Avenue / Columbus Avenue is a north-south thoroughfare on the West Side of Manhattan in New York City. ... Street sign at corner of Fifth Avenue and East 57th Street Fifth Avenue, early morning photograph, looking south from Thirty-eighth Street Fifth Avenue is a major thoroughfare in the center of the borough of Manhattan in New York City. ... Categories: Stub | Manhattan ... A view of Broadway in 1909 Broadway, as the name implies, is a wide avenue in New York City. ... The Murray Hill neighborhood of Manhattan extends south from 42nd street to meet the neighborhood of Gramercy (or Rose Hill/Curry Hill as the northern half of Gramercy is often referred to) at 29th street. ... 23rd Street runs from river to river across Manhattan, carrying two-way traffic. ... Elegant building along 23rd street. ... Koreatown, Manhattan Koreatown, or K-town as it is colloquially known, is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Manhattan, that is generally bordered by 31st and 36th Streets and Fifth Avenue and Sixth Avenues. ... This article covers streets in Manhattan, New York City, USA between and including 23rd Street and 42nd Street. ... This article covers streets in Manhattan, New York City, USA between and including 23rd Street and 42nd Street. ... Korea Way (located on 32nd Street between Fifth Avenue and Broadway) is Manhattans center for Korean cuisine, shopping and culture. ... This article covers streets in Manhattan, New York City, USA between and including 23rd Street and 42nd Street. ... Gramercy, also called Gramercy Park, is a neighborhood in Manhattan, New York City, focused around Gramercy Park, a private park between East 20th and 21st Streets. ... Madison Avenue is a north-south avenue in the borough of Manhattan in New York City which carries northbound one-way traffic. ... First Avenue in Manhattan. ... The Kips Bay neighborhood of Manhattan is the area between 23rd and 34th streets to the east of 3rd Avenue. ... Third Avenue is a north-south thoroughfare on the East Side of Manhattan in New York City, running in that borough from East 4th Street north for over 120 blocks. ... New York City waterways: 1. ... 14th Street looking west from Fifth Avenue 14th Street is an important east-west thoroughfare in Manhattan in New York City. ... Elegant building along 23rd street. ... The Meatpacking District, also known as Gansevoort Market, is a neighborhood in Manhattan, New York City. ... Madison Square, 1908. ... The Flatiron District is a small area in midtown Manhattan named after the Flatiron Building. ... Union Square Park (also known as Union Square) is an important and historic intersection in New York City, located where Broadway and the Bowery came together in the early 19th century. ... Park Avenue in the Upper East Side (2004) Park Avenue (formerly Fourth Avenue) is a wide boulevard that carries traffic north and south in Manhattan in New York City. ... Gramercy, also called Gramercy Park, is a neighborhood in Manhattan, New York City, focused around Gramercy Park, a private park between East 20th and 21st Streets. ... Peter Cooper Village is a residential development on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. ... Avenue C is still a transitional area, but rents are rising quickly and many long-time residents and businesses are being priced out of the market. ... View of central Manhattan from Stuyvesant Town. ... Street sign at corner of Fifth Avenue and East 57th Street Fifth Avenue, early morning photograph, looking south from Thirty-eighth Street Fifth Avenue is a major thoroughfare in the center of the borough of Manhattan in New York City. ... 14th Street looking west from Fifth Avenue 14th Street is an important east-west thoroughfare in Manhattan in New York City. ... 23rd Street runs from river to river across Manhattan, carrying two-way traffic. ... Tenderloin was a neighborhood of the West Side of Manhattan north and east of Chelsea on the far West Side, which stretched south to West 14th Street and up to West 57th Street, from the mid 1800s to the 1920s. ... 23rd Street runs from river to river across Manhattan, carrying two-way traffic. ... Main article: Transportation in New York City 42nd Street, NYC 42nd Street is a major crosstown street in the New York City borough of Manhattan, known for its theaters, especially near the intersection with Broadway at Times Square. ... Street sign at corner of Fifth Avenue and East 57th Street Fifth Avenue, early morning photograph, looking south from Thirty-eighth Street Fifth Avenue is a major thoroughfare in the center of the borough of Manhattan in New York City. ... 7th Avenue, looking south from 50th Street Seventh Avenue/Adam Clayton Powell Jr. ...

View of Midtown from Empire State Building.
View of Midtown from Empire State Building.

Other important sights in Midtown: Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1500x1125, 599 KB) New York - View from Empire State Buildung Author: Bernd Untiedt, Germany January 2005 File links The following pages link to this file: New York City ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1500x1125, 599 KB) New York - View from Empire State Buildung Author: Bernd Untiedt, Germany January 2005 File links The following pages link to this file: New York City ...

Important streets and thoroughfares in Midtown: This article is about the museum in New York City. ... St. ... The main concourse Grand Central Terminal (GCT, often unofficially called Grand Central Station) is a terminal rail station at 15 Vanderbilt Avenue (42nd Street and Park Avenue) in Midtown Manhattan in New York City. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Chrysler Building is an Art Deco skyscraper in New York City, located on the east side of Manhattan at the intersection of 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue. ... Time Warner Center and Columbus Monument. ... United Nations Headquarters in New York City, viewed from the East River. ... Carnegie Hall is a concert venue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City located at 881 Seventh Avenue, occupying the east stretch of Seventh Avenue between West 56th Street and West 57th Street. ... Madison Square Garden, often abbreviated as MSG, known colloquially simply as The Garden, has been the name of four arenas in New York City, United States. ... The Manhattan Center building, built in 1906 and located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, houses Manhattan Center Studios (home to two recording studios), its Grand Ballroom, and the Hammerstein Ballroom, one of New York Citys most renowned performance venues. ... The James A. Farley Post Office, New York Citys General Post Office, is located at 421 Eighth Avenue, between 31st Street and 33rd Street in the New York City borough of Manhattan, across the street from Pennsylvania Station and Madison Square Garden. ... Pennsylvania Station (commonly known as Penn Station) is the major intercity rail station and a major commuter rail hub in New York City. ... The Plaza Hotel as seen from the corner of 5th Avenue and 59th Street in Manhattan For the music festival PlazAid, click here The Plaza Hotel in New York City is a landmark 19-story luxury hotel on the corner of Fifth Avenue and Central Park South in Manhattan, currently... Bryant Park, August 2003 Bryant Park is a 9. ... Trump Tower The Trump Tower viewed from the 5th avenue Trump Tower Trump Tower is a 58-story skyscraper in New York City located at 725 Fifth Avenue (Manhattan), at the corner of 56th Street. ... For other uses, see Times Square (disambiguation). ... Bergdorf Goodman is a major luxury goods department store based in Midtown, Manhattan in New York City. ... Bloomingdales is a chain of upscale American department stores owned by Federated Department Stores, which is also the parent company of Macys. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... F.A.O. Schwarz is the name of a toy store chain founded in New York, New York in 1870 by German immigrant, Frederick August Otto Schwarz. ... J. Press is a mens clothier in the United States. ... This article is about the R.H. Macy & Co. ... ‎ Sherman Fantasias Nat Sherman is a brand of natural luxury cigarettes, packaged and marketed to a higher-class clientele than most cigarettes. ... Paul Stuart is an upscale mens and womens clothier in the United States. ... Tiffany & Co. ... A Gentlemens club is a members club, originally for male members of the English gentry. ... A private club located at 111 East Fifty-fourth Street New York. ... The Century Association is a venerable New York City club. ... The Harvard Club of New York, incorporated in 1887, is housed in adjoining lots at 27 West 44th Street and 35 West 44th Street. ... The New York Yacht Club is a private yacht club based in New York City and Newport, Rhode Island. ... The Princeton Club of New York is a social organization in New York City catering to faculty and alumni of Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey. ... The Racquet and Tennis Club is located at 370 Park Avenue, between East 52nd and 53rd Streets, New York, New York. ... The Union League Club of New York The Union League Club of New York is a prominent social club in New York. ... The University Club of New York, located at 1 West 54th Street at Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, New York, NY is a private club. ... The Yale Club of New York City, commonly called the Yale Club, is a prominent private club in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. Its membership is restricted almost entirely to alumni and faculty of Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. ...

Madison Avenue, looking north from 40th Street Madison Avenue is a north-south avenue in the borough of Manhattan in New York City that carries northbound one-way traffic. ... Street sign at corner of Fifth Avenue and East 57th Street Fifth Avenue, early morning photograph, looking south from Thirty-eighth Street Fifth Avenue is a major thoroughfare in the center of the borough of Manhattan in New York City. ... A view of Broadway in 1909 Broadway, as the name implies, is a wide avenue in New York City, and is the oldest north-south main thoroughfare in the city, dating to the first New Amsterdam settlement. ... Park Avenue in the Upper East Side (2004) Park Avenue, looking north toward the Metlife building from the Union Square Area Park Avenue (formerly Fourth Avenue) is a wide boulevard that carries traffic north and south in Manhattan in New York City. ... Vanderbilt Avenue is a short street in Manhattan, New York. ... The Empire State building, dominating the skyline. ... Main article: Transportation in New York City 42nd Street, NYC 42nd Street is a major crosstown street in the New York City borough of Manhattan, known for its theaters, especially near the intersection with Broadway at Times Square. ...

See also

  • East Side (Manhattan)
  • West Side (Manhattan)

The East Side of Manhattan refers to the side of Manhattan Island which abuts the East River and faces Brooklyn and Queens. ... The West Side of Manhattan refers to the side of Manhattan Island which abuts the Hudson River and faces New Jersey. ...

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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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