Boundaries: 59th Street to 96th Street; Fifth Avenue to the East River.
Where Would You Live? There are stylishly restored mansions, luxury high rises, stately townhouses, several of the best coops and condos in Manhattan, as well as plenty of mid-rise and walk up apartment buildings. Known simultaneously as the most expensive and the most affordable of Manhattan neighborhoods, the Upper East Side has the most residential housing of any area. In addition to tony Park Avenue and Fifth Avenue properties which consistently break price records, there are lots of affordable rentals as well as coops and condos priced for everyday purchase, mostly east of Third Avenue.
Neighborhood Features: Great recreational venues such as Central Park, Carl Schurz Park, and Asphalt Green. Private schools such as Dalton and Brearley; Central Park; Museums: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Guggenheim, The Frick and The Whitney; Luxury retail shopping in stores such as Saks, Tiffany's, Bergdorf's and Bloomingdale's; iconic restaurants; several world famous hospitals; conveniences such as banks, pharmacies, delis, dry cleaners, and take-out.
Subways: 4,5,6,N,Q,R to Lexington Ave./59th St. | N,Q,R tp 5th Ave./59th St. | F to Lexington Ave/63rd St. | 6 to 68 St.-Hunter College | 6 to 77th St. | 4,5,6 to 86th St. | 6 to 96th St.