Boundaries: 40th St. to 59th St.; East River to Fifth Ave.
Where Would You Live? Lavish high rises, grand townhouses, historic brownstones, and newer, smaller high-design apartment buildings. There are mini-neighborhoods such as Tudor City and Sutton Place, where residents feel a quiet separation from the grind of the City.
Neighborhood Features: Cultural institutions such as United Nations and consulates; prominent office towers; transportation to Roosevelt Island via the Roosevelt Island Tram; Grand Central Station; countless conveniences such as banks, pharmacies, delis, dry cleaners, and take-out.
Subways: 4,5,6,7,S to Grand Central - 42nd St. | 7 to 5th Ave. | E,M to Lexington Ave. - 53rd St. | 6 to 51st St. | N,Q,R to Lexington Ave. - 59th St. | 4,5,6 to 59th St. | F to Lexington Ave. - 63rd St.