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Madison Avenue

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Madison Avenue

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c/o Madison Avenue Business Improvement District 59 East 79 Street, Lower Level, New York City, NY
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34th St – Herald SquareNew York City Subway5 min
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StephenCross wrote a review Mar 2020
Dublin, Ireland14,689 contributions1,253 helpful votes
Lots of very high end stores up and north of 60th Steer. Also some great cafe’s and restaurants. Recommended
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from MadisonAveBID, General Manager at Madison Avenue
Responded Mar 4, 2020
Thank you for your very kind note, Stephen! We look forward to welcoming you back upon your next visit to Madison Avenue.
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493Ron wrote a review Jan 2020
Jacksonville, Florida954 contributions379 helpful votes
Madison Avenue runs north and south parallel to Fifth Avenue - it is located one block east of Fifth Avenue. Fifth Avenue has the more famous reputation for shoppers but I actually prefer Madison Avenue. It is more low-key - the tourist crowds on Fifth Avenue can be insane, especially around Rockefeller Center during the holidays. There are many, many world-class retailers on Madison Avenue - one could easily spend an entire day strolling up and down Madison - window shopping is great too. There are also lots of wonderful restaurants.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from MadisonAveBID, General Manager at Madison Avenue
Responded Jan 8, 2020
Thank you so much for your kind comments, 493Ron. We look forward to welcoming you back to Madison Avenue upon your next trip to the Big Apple!
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Patty B wrote a review Jul 2019
Nashville, Tennessee1,167 contributions389 helpful votes
We were surprised how many empty stores there are on Madison Avenue. My husband said he has been reading about this and 5th ave and I am sorry to see it. We did have a lovely walk on this still great street.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from MadisonAveBID, Public Relations Manager at Madison Avenue
Responded Jul 8, 2019
Dear Patty B, Thank you for your visit to Madison Avenue. While indeed Madison Avenue has not been immune to nationwide challenges to the brick-and-mortar retail economy, we are pleased to inform you that in the past six months, 13 new stores have opened on Madison Avenue, and Balenciaga, Carolina Herrera, Celine, Hermes, Missoni and Sergio Rossi are all either completed or in the process of building new flagship locations here.
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Ray G wrote a review Jul 2019
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The area was clean and there were many shops and places to eat without using the hotel's restaurants. Cabs wer easy to get, may have been the time of day, but OK. Pleasant surroundings and helpful people.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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bbbob84 wrote a review Apr 2019
Staten Island, New York1,253 contributions512 helpful votes
Stretching from Madison Square 23rd Street to the Madison Avenue Bridge in Harlem is Madison Avenue. Carrying northbound traffic only the heart of Madison Avenue was best known for the advertising agencies that moved in decades ago. The area has since developed with high end retailers and boutique shops, as well as, restaurants and attractions. As with most of Manhattan enjoy the architecture, eclectic mix of buildings, people watching and city lifestyle.
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Date of experience: February 2019
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