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The Upper East Side is a neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, USA, between Central Park and the East River. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (3072x2304, 2639 KB) Summary Upper East Side At Sunset Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (3072x2304, 2639 KB) Summary Upper East Side At Sunset Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... The Five Boroughs redirects here. ... For other uses, see Manhattan (disambiguation). ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Central Park is a large public, urban park (843 acres, 3. ... New York City waterways: 1. ...


The 1.8 square miles (4.7 km²) neighborhood, with elegant rows of landmark townhouses, once known as the 'Silk Stocking District', has some of the most expensive real estate in the United States, and is believed to be the greatest concentration of individual wealth in the nation. A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... For other uses of this word, see Silk (disambiguation). ...


In the 19th century, and until the Park Avenue railroad cut was covered (finished in 1910), rich industrialists including Pittsburghers Andrew Carnegie and Henry Clay Frick began building stylish mansions and townhouses on the large lots along Fifth Avenue, abutting Central Park. One of the first sections to be developed was around 86th Street, where several prominent families of German descent, including the Schermerhorns, the Astors, and the Rhinelanders built country estates. Andrew Carnegie (last name pronounced , )[1] (November 25, 1835 – August 11, 1919) was a Scottish industrialist, businessman, a major philanthropist, and the founder of Pittsburghs Carnegie Steel Company which later became U.S. Steel. ... Henry Clay Frick Henry Clay Frick (December 19, 1849 – December 2, 1919) was an American industrialist and art patron. ... Leinster House, 18th century Dublin townhouse of the Duke of Leinster. ... 86th Street is a major two-way street in the Upper East Side and Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York. ... Schermerhorn () is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. ... The Astor family, founded by the German immigrant John Jacob Astor and his wife Sarah Todd, became the wealthiest family in the United States during the 19th century. ... Rhinelander is a city located in Oneida County, Wisconsin, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 7,735. ...


Yorkville as it was known, soon moved east past Lexington Avenue and became a suburb of middle-class Germans, many of whom worked in nearby piano factories, stables, and breweries. 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. ...


A long high bluff fronting the river north of Beekman Place was dotted with fine suburban villas in the 19th century, the last remaining one being Gracie Mansion, now home of New York's mayors. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Gracie Mansion is the official residence of the Mayor of New York City. ... For a list of the Dutch Director-Generals who governed New Amsterdam (as New York City was called when it was a Dutch-run settlement) between 1624 and 1664, see: Director-General of New Netherland. ...


The Upper East Side is also notable as a significant source of political fundraising in the United States. Four of the top five zip codes in the nation for political contributions are in Manhattan. The top ZIP Code, 10021, is on the Upper East Side and generated the most money for the 2004 presidential campaigns of both George W. Bush and John Kerry.[1] Mr. ... Mr. ... Presidential election results map. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is the junior United States Senator from Massachusetts, in his fourth term of office. ...


Madison Avenue from 60th Street well into the 80s is the monied crowd's main shopping strip, recently vaulting ahead of Hong Kong's Causeway Bay to become the most expensive retail real estate in the world. Zip code 10021 has the highest concentration of stores in the United States with more than $1 million in annual sales each.[2] 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. ... Large crowds of shoppers can be seen in Causeway Bay. ...

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Geography

The Upper East Side stretches from 59th Street north to about 110th Street. Embedded within the Upper East Side are the neighborhoods of Yorkville, centered on 86th Street and Third Avenue, and Carnegie Hill, centered on 91st Street and Park Avenue and Lenox Hill centered on 69th Street and 1st Avenue. While still wealthy, Yorkville does not compare to Carnegie Hill in the scale of its wealth. 59th st. ... 110th street is a street in Manhattan, New York City, New York. ... A section of Yorkville as seen from a high rise on Second Avenue and 87th Street Yorkville is a neighborhood within the Upper East Side of the borough of Manhattan in the city of New York City. ... 86th Street is a major two-way street in the Upper East Side and Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York. ... 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. ... Carnegie Hill is a neighborhood within the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City. ... 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. ... Lenox Hill is a neighborhood on Manhattans Upper East Side. ...


Its north-south avenues are Fifth Avenue, Madison Avenue, Park Avenue, Lexington Avenue, Third, Second and First Avenues, York Avenue, and East End Avenue (the latter runs only from East 79th Street to East 90th Street). 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. ... 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. ... Park Avenue in the Upper East Side (2004) Park Avenue runs north and south between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue in Manhattan in New York City. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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. ... York Avenue is a short north-south thoroughfare on the East Side of the borough of Manhattan in New York City. ... East End Avenue in Manhattan is the easternmost avenue on the Upper East Side. ... 79th Street is a major two-way street in the Upper East Side and Upper West Side of the New York City borough of Manhattan. ...


Demographics

As of the 2000 census, there were 207,543 people residing in the Upper East Side. The population density was 118,184 people per square mile (45,649/km²). The racial makeup of the neighborhood was 88.25% White, 6.14% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 2.34% African American, 0.09% Native American, 1.39% from other races, and 1.74% from two or more races. 5.62% of the population were Hispanic of any race. The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


Cost of living

The Upper East Side maintains one of the highest pricing per square foot in the United States. A 2002 report cited the average cost as $856, however, that price has noticed a substantial jump, increasing to almost as much as $1,200 per square foot as of 2006.[3] [4]


Transportation

The Upper East Side is served by one subway line, the four-track IRT Lexington Avenue Line (4, 5, 6), and local bus routes. Due to severe congestion on the subway and bus routes, the MTA is building a second subway line, the Second Avenue Subway, in the area. The first phase will run from 96th Street to 63rd Street, where it will connect with the BMT Broadway Line; service will be provided by a northern extension of the Q train. In later phases, the line will be extended north to 125th Street and south to Hanover Square, and a new T train will be created to serve the southern portion of the line. The Lexington Avenue Line (sometimes called the Lex or the IRT East Side Line) is one of the major IRT lines in the New York City Subway. ... The 4 Lexington Avenue Express is a service of the New York City Subway. ... The 5 Lexington Avenue Express is a service of the New York City Subway. ... The 6 Lexington Avenue Local is a service of the New York City Subway. ... The Second Avenue Subway (SAS), refers to a series of public works projects and engineering studies undertaken to construct a subway line underneath Second Avenue in the borough of Manhattan as part of the New York City Subway system. ... 96th Street is a major two-way street in the Upper East Side and Upper West Side of the New York City borough of Manhattan, running from the East River at the FDR Drive to the Henry Hudson Parkway at the Hudson River. ... The Broadway Line is a rapid transit line of the BMT division of the New York City Subway system. ... The Q Broadway Express is a service of the New York City Subway. ... 125th Street between Park Avenue and Madison Avenue Christmas shopping on 125th Street 125th Street is a two-way street that runs east-west in the New York City borough of Manhattan, considered the Main Street of Harlem; It is also called Martin Luther King, Jr. ... Hanover Square is a square and public park in the Financial District, Manhattan, New York City. ... The T is the future designation of service on the planned Second Avenue Subway line. ...


Landmarks and institutions

Cultural Institutions

The area is host to some of the most famous museums in the world. The string of museums along Fifth Avenue fronting Central Park has been dubbed "Museum Mile." It was once named "Millionaire's Row." Among the cultural institutions on the Upper East Side: Museum Mile is the name for a section of Fifth Avenue, an avenue in Manhattan in the City of New York, running from 82nd to 105th streets on the Upper East Side in a neighborhood known as Carnegie Hill. ...

The 92nd Street Y is a multifaceted cultural institution and community center located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City. ... We dont have an article called Asia Society Start this article Search for Asia Society in. ... The Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum is the only museum in the United States dedicated to contemporary design and design history. ... Founded in 1969 by a group of Puerto Rican artists, educators,community activists and civic leaders, El Museo del Barrio is located at the top of Museum Mile in New York City (USA), in East Harlem a neighborhood also called El Barrio and is the only museum dedicated to the... Frick Collection Holbeins portrait of Thomas More is one of the highlights of the Frick Collection. ... Jewish Museum in New York seen from Fifth Avenue The Jewish Museum of New York was first established in 1904, when the Jewish Theological Seminary received a gift of 26 Jewish ceremonial art objects from Judge Mayer Sulzberger. ... Metropolitan Museum of Art New York Elevation The Metropolitan Museum of Art, often referred to simply as The Met, is one of the worlds largest and most important art museums. ... The Museum of the City of New York is an art gallery and history museum founded in 1923 to present the history of New York City and its people. ... The National Academy of Design, in New York City, now called simply The National Academy, is an honorary association of American artists, with a museum and a school of fine arts. ... The Neue Galerie (New Gallery) is a museum of early twentieth-century German and Austrian art and design located at 86th Street and Fifth Avenue in New York City. ... The front of the Guggenheim Museum from 5th Avenue This article refers to the Guggenheim Museum in the upper east side of Manhattan (New York). ... Night view of Whitney Museum of American Art The Whitney Museum of American Art is an art gallery and museum in New York City founded in 1931 by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney. ...

Educational Institutions

Primary and Secondary Schools

The Birch Wathen Lenox School is one of 322 independent schools located in New York, New York. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Buckley School is a K-9 all-boys private school on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, New York City. ... The brilliant girls at Chapin are now learning about posting on blogs and have their own wiki project, modeled after the idea of wikipedia. ... The Dalton School, originally called the Childrens University School,[1] is a private college-preparatory school in New York City and a member of the Ivy Preparatory School League. ... East Side Middle School (ESMS) is located on York Avenue between 77th and 78th street on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. ... Eleanor Roosevelt High School is a public high school located on the Upper East Side of the borough of Manhattan in New York City. ... For other uses of the acronym HCHS, see HCHS (disambiguation). ... Loyola School was founded in 1900 in the Upper East Side of New York City by the Society of Jesus as a Catholic boys school with the unique combination of the strengths of both the Jesuit and American Independent School tradition. ... The Lycée Français de New York is a bilingual school based in Manhattan, New York which follows the French curriculum of study and allows students to study for the French general Baccalauréat, the international option of the French Baccalaureate, and the American High School Diploma. ... Marymount School is a college preparatory, independent, Catholic day school for girls located on Fifth Avenue, Manhattan in New York City with a student body of 500+. The aims of a Marymount education are manifold: to educate the heart and mind, and to provide for each student’s total growth... The Nightingale Bamford School is an all-girls school founded in 1920 by Miss Nightingale and Miss Bamford. ... The Ramaz School is a coeducational, college preparatory, private Modern Orthodox Jewish day school located on the Upper East Side of the New York City borough of Manhattan. ... Regis High School is an all-scholarship, Jesuit, college preparatory school for young Catholic men. ... St. ... The Spence School is a highly-ranked private day school for girls in New York City. ... The Trevor Day School is a nonsectarian preparatory private school with campuses located in the Upper West and East Sides of New York City. ... The Urban Academy Laboratory High School is a small, progressive, alternative high school located in New York, New York. ...

Colleges and Universities

The Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College is the medical school and biomedical research unit of Cornell University. ... See also: Hunter College High School Hunter College of The City University of New York (known more commonly as simply Hunter College) is a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY), located on Manhattans Upper East Side. ... Marymount Manhattan College is a liberal arts college located in Manhattan, New York City, New York. ... This page is about a medical school in New York. ... Founders Hall Rockefeller University is a private university focusing primarily on graduate and postgraduate education research in the biomedical fields, located between 63rd and 68th Streets along York Avenue, on the Upper East Side of Manhattan island in New York City, New York. ...

In Film and Television

The Upper East Side has been a setting for many movies and television shows due to its world-class museums, expensive restaurants and boutiques, proximity to Central Park, elite schools, and influential residents.


Movies

For other uses of Breakfast at Tiffanys, see Breakfast at Tiffanys (disambiguation). ... Leonard Frey as Harold The Boys in the Band is a 1970 film directed by William Friedkin. ... Live and Let Die is the 8th film in the British James Bond series and the first to star Roger Moore as MI6 agent James Bond. ... Movie In 1990, a film adaptation directed by Brian De Palma was released and starred Tom Hanks as Sherman McCoy, Bruce Willis as Peter Fallow, an uncredited F. Murray Abraham as Abe Weiss, Melanie Griffith as Maria Ruskin, and Kim Cattrall as Judy McCoy, Shermans wife. ... For the Battlestar Galactica episode, see Six Degrees of Separation (Battlestar Galactica). ... Manhattan Murder Mystery is a 1993 film directed by and starring Woody Allen who plays book editor Larry Lipton. ... The term ransom refers to the practice of holding a prisoner to extort money or property extorted to secure their release, or to the sum of money involved. ... This page is about the movie. ... Men in Black is a 1997 science fiction comedy action film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, starring Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith and Vincent DOnofrio. ... There is a Heavy Metal band by the same name as well. ... Cruel Intentions is a 1999 American feature film starring Ryan Phillippe, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Reese Witherspoon, and Selma Blair. ... 25th Hour is a 2002 Spike Lee film based on David Benioffs novel The 25th Hour. ... The Nanny Diaries is a popular 2002 novel by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus, both former nannies who use the book to satirize upper class Manhattan society. ...

TV

This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Diffrent Strokes is an American sitcom that aired on the NBC television network from 1978 to 1985, and on ABC from 1985 to 1986. ... The Nanny is a popular American situation comedy co-produced by Sternin & Fraser Ink, Inc. ... Sarah Jessica Parker as Carrie Bradshaw Caroline Marie Bradshaw (born October 10, 1966) is the fictional narrator of the HBO sitcom/drama Sex and the City played by actress Sarah Jessica Parker. ... Sex and the City is a popular American cable television program. ... Gossip Girl is an upcoming American television teen drama based on the popular novel series of the same name written by Cecily von Ziegesar. ...

Famous Residents

The neighborhood has a long tradition of being home to some of the world's most wealthy, powerful and influential families and individuals. Some of the notables who have lived here include:


Actors, Artists, Musicians, and Writers:

Athletes: Woody Allen (born Allen Stewart Königsberg on December 1, 1935) is a three-time Academy Award-winning American film director, writer, actor, jazz musician, comedian, and playwright. ... Candice Patricia Bergen (born May 9, 1946) is an Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning American actress and former fashion model, primarily for her roles in sitcoms and television. ... James Francis Cagney, Jr. ... Joan Henrietta Collins OBE (born May 23, 1933) is a Golden Globe Award winning English actress and bestselling author. ... Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969)[1] is an American record producer, mogul, CEO, clothing designer, and a rapper. ... Greta Garbo (September 18, 1905 – April 15, 1990) was a Swedish-born actress during Hollywoods silent film period and part of its Golden Age. ... Art Garfunkel in Bad Timing (1980) Arthur Ira Garfunkel (born November 5, 1941) is an American white gollywog and actor, best known as half of the folk duo Simon and Garfunkel. ... This article includes a list of works cited or a list of external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... Rosemary Harris (born September 19, 1930[1] in Ashby, Suffolk, England) is an Academy Award nominated English actress and a member of the American Theatre Hall of Fame. ... Steve Hofstetter (born September 11, 1979) is an author, columnist and comedian, who started with material particularly pertaining to college life, and has since become a social commentator. ... Donna Karan is a fashion designer and the creator of the DKNY (Donna Karan New York) clothing label. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Groucho, Gummo, Minnie (mother), Zeppo, Frenchy (father), Chico and Harpo. ... This article is about the actress. ... Paul Anthony Sorvino (born April 13, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York City) is an Italian-American character actor whose career has largely been the portrayal of authority figures, both as legal enforcer and criminal, in television, stage, and film. ... For other persons named Michael Fox, see Michael Fox (disambiguation). ...

Business Moguls: Atiim Kiambu Tiki Barber (born April 7, 1975 in Roanoke, Virginia) is a news and sports broadcaster, author, and former American football running back for the New York Giants. ... Jason Gilbert Giambi (born January 8, 1971) is a Major League Baseball Player and designated hitter for the New York Yankees. ...

Journalists: Michael Rubens Bloomberg (born 14 February 1942) is an American businessman, philanthropist, and the founder of Bloomberg L.P., currently serving as the Mayor of New York City. ... Keith Rupert Murdoch AC, KCSG (born 11 March 1931) is an Australian born United States citizen who is a global media executive and is the controlling shareholder, chairman and managing director of News Corporation, based in New York. ... George Soros (pronounced ) [Shorosh] (born August 12, 1930, in Budapest, Hungary, as György Schwartz) is an American financial speculator, stock investor, philanthropist, and political activist. ... Bruce Wasserstein (born December 25, 1947 in Brooklyn, New York)[1] is an American investment banker and businessman. ...

Political Figures: Katherine Anne Katie Couric (born January 7, 1957) is an American media personality who became well-known as co-host of NBCs Today. ... Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr. ... This biographical article needs additional references for verification. ...

Socialites: Howard Brush Dean III (born November 17, 1948) is an American politician and physician from the U.S. state of Vermont, and currently the chairman of the Democratic National Committee, the central organ of the Democratic Party at the national level. ... Rudolph William Louis Giuliani III, (born May 28, 1944) is an American lawyer, prosecutor, businessman, and Republican politician from the state of New York. ... Caroline Bouvier Kennedy Schlossberg (born November 27, 1957) is the daughter and only surviving child of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and his wife, Jacqueline. ... “Jacqueline Bouvier” redirects here. ... Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (IPA: ; October 11, 1884 – November 7, 1962) was an American political leader who used her influence as an active First Lady from 1933 to 1945 to promote the New Deal policies of her husband, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as well as taking a prominent role as an... FDR redirects here. ... Eliot Laurence Spitzer (born June 10, 1959) is an American lawyer, politician and the current Governor of New York. ...

The Upper East Side is also the location of Sutton Place, an enclave home to many notable residents. It is also the site of a four-story townhouse built for Anne Morgan, daughter of financier J.P. Morgan, and now the official residence of the United Nations Secretary-General. Nan Kempner (July 24, 1930-July 3, 2005) was a New York City socialite, famous for dominating society events, shopping, charity work and fashion. ... Sutton Place is a classically elegant neighborhood. ... Anne Tracy Morgan (July 25, 1873 — January 29, 1952) was an American philanthropist, the daughter of J. P. Morgan and the sister of J. P. Morgan, Jr. ... John Pierpont Morgan (April 17, 1837 – March 31, 1913), American financier and banker, was born in Hartford, Connecticut, a son of Junius Spencer Morgan (1813–1890), who was a partner of George Peabody and the founder of the house of J. S. Morgan & Co. ... The Secretary-General of the United Nations is the head of the Secretariat, one of the principal organs of the United Nations. ...


See also

  • East Side (Manhattan)

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

References

  1. ^ Big Donors Still Rule The Roost, accessed July 18, 2006.
  2. ^ Belson, Ken. "In This Town, Even a Mall Rat Can Get Rattled.", The New York Times, December 20, 2006. Accessed June 7, 2007. "Already, Paramus has 320 stores with more than $1 million in annual sales each, second in the country only to the 10021 ZIP code on the East Side of Manhattan."
  3. ^ Hevesi, Dennis. " Residential Real Estate; TriBeCa Is Priciest Neighborhood", The New York Times, May 17, 2002. Accessed June 7, 2007.
  4. ^ [1]

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The Upper East Side is home to some of the city's most exclusive shops, boutiques, and salons, located on upper Madison Avenue, and gourmet restaurants are tucked into its tree-lined side streets.
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The Upper East Side is a neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, between Central Park and the East River.
Until the Park Avenue railroad cut was covered (finished in 1910), the stylish part of the Upper East Side with mansions and townhouses lay on Fifth Avenue, bordering Central Park, while the area to the east was a blue-collar district that included stables and breweries.
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