East Side at a Glance:
known as the Gold Coast for its posh apartments and high
rents, the Upper East Side - stretching from 59th to 96th
Streets between Central Park and the East River - now
competes with newer neighborhoods like Tribeca
for the title of most expensive Manhattan neighborhood.
tourist attractions include Cental
Park, as well as Museum Mile on upper Fifth
Avenue, along with a variety of luxury shops and boutiques
on Madison Avenue.
Upper East Side is home to such celebrated restaurants
as Elaine's on 88th Street and Second Avenue, and don't
miss a stop at Serendipity 3 on East 66th Street, most
famous for their old fashioned ice cream sundaes.
to get to the Upper East Side by subway:
Take the 4, 5 or 6 train to the 59th, 68th, 72nd or 86th
to get to the Upper East Side by bus: M1, M2, M3, M4,
M30, M72, M79 up Madison Avenue.
about the Upper East Side around the Web:
- Restaurants & online menus, nightlife, tourist attractions.
of the Upper East Side Historic Districts