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Upper East Side

New York City, NY
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High-rent neighborhood of New York City located along one side of Central Park, which is predominately residential with town homes and apartment buildings along with pricey shops, restaurants, and architectural gems such as the Guggenheim Museum and...more
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"museum mile"
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"madison avenue"
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"carl schurz park"
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Reviewed September 7, 2015

It seems the UES has fallen out of favor these days but it remains a wonderful part of town and with the 2nd Avenue subway nearing completion, it will be easy to access from all over the city. It's safe, lots of families, affordable apartments...More

2  Thank maegreenwald
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Reviewed August 17, 2015

This is an amazing area. Very classy and a nice area. It is in good proximity to the park and to many shopping and food places. If I had the money I would love to live here.

Thank mhetho
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Reviewed August 4, 2015

Exiting to see all the nice houses and the posh people walking the streets. Much more silent than lower manhattan.

Thank LarsBeck
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Reviewed July 22, 2015

The upper east side is one of the wealthiest areas in the city! Door man buildings and notable people who reside here. Central park ,5th ave Park ave. Etc. Stroll Central Park.shop in some of the boutiques Lovely area!

Thank enidfromtheslope
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Reviewed July 3, 2015

The Upper East Side stretches from Central Park to the East River from East 59th to 96th Street. This area contains many fine museums as well as a lot of attractive low-rise housing, much of it historic, with lots of character. There are many trees...More

2  Thank invertpaleo
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Reviewed June 20, 2015

This is a lovely part of New York City. I really enjoy walking around here every time I am in NYC. Nice buildings, many lovely houses and an elegant and pretty feel to the area.

1  Thank Ibadanboy
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Reviewed June 3, 2015

Three reasons to check it out: (1) Museum Mile including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim, and the Frick. (2) Central Park: Don't miss Bethesda Fountain at 72nd, the Lake (which begins there), and the Boat House Cafe (indoors for a pricey meal or,...More

1  Thank garyrichmond
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Reviewed June 3, 2015

You can have a pleasant walk in that neighborhood for a few hours. There is not much to see except the houses.

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Reviewed May 4, 2015

We had a chance to walk through the UES on our way from Central Park to lunch. We ended eating at Tang's Garden. The walk was beautiful and worth it to see all the beautiful buildings and beautiful people. I didn't go into any shops...More

2  Thank Patri P
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Reviewed March 28, 2015

I've been living in the upper east side all my life. The upper east side is a more residential and high-end neighborhood in NYC, but is packed with a wide variety of great food, shops, and more. The upper east side is right next to...More

3  Thank Jordan B
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Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighborhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
...More
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