Upper East Side
This is the city\'s Gold Coast. It stretches FROM 59th Street TO 96th Street AND FROM Fifth Avenue TO the East River. The neighborhood air IS perfumed WITH the scent OF old money, conservative VALUES, has the most elite schools AND glamorous sophistication. On Lexington Avenue AND 59th Street IS Bloomingdale’s shopping icons, a consumer heaven. ON Madison Avenue window shopping can be tempting WITH so many boutiques, so many famous NAMES FROM designers TO chocolates.
Park Avenue IS an oasis OF calm WITH wide streets meant FOR strolling, lovely architecture, AND a median strip that sprouts tulips IN season AND sculptures AT other times OF the YEAR. This grand street stretching down TO midtown IS one OF our city\'s most coveted residential addresses. Fifth Avenue between 72nd and 104th Streets has been renamed Museum Mile because of its astonishing number of world-class cultural institutions such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum. This stretch is lined with the former mansions of the Upper East Side\'s MORE illustrious industrialists AND philanthropists.
This neighborhood includes the intimate Frick Collection, the Whitney Museum OF American Art, the NATIONAL Academy OF Design’s 19th 20th-century collections OF American Art, the Jewish Museum’s Gothic-style mansion bursting WITH artwork AND ceremonial objects tracing over 4,000 years OF history, AND the graceful Cooper-Hewitt NATIONAL Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Gracie Mansion, the usual mayoral home IS a historic house ON 88th Street AND East END Avenue overlooking the East River AND surrounded by a waterfront park.
Central Park lines Fifth Avenue. Central Park has a zoo, a castle, a reservoir AND an ice-skating rink, a boathouse WHERE you can rent rowboats. There ARE plenty OF trails FOR walking, jogging, bicycling AND horseback riding. IN the summertime performances OF Shakespeare’s plays AND concerts ON the Great Lawn WITH displays OF fireworks.
Customers who purchase a home IN this area have a family AND school oriented neighborhood. There IS MORE variety OF apartments TO choose FROM IN this neighborhood.