Living in the Upper East Side

Famously safe, charming, green, and beautiful, the Upper East Side is a neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, between Central Park and the East River. The Upper East Side lies within an area bounded by 59th Street to 96th Street, and the East River to Fifth Avenue-Central Park.

Museum Mile

Are you a museum lover? Then you certainly have to pay a visit to the Upper East Side. This is where the “Museum Mile” is located, an area with a variety of museums including the Whitney (American Art), the Frick collection (old European Art), the Guggenheim (modern Art) and the MET (or the Metropolitan, they have everything here). Each and every one of these museums is famous and each worth the visit.

New York chic

The Upper East Side is a picturesque area of stunning architecture, abundant cafes, museums and boutiques. Enjoy a walk in Central Park or a visit to one of the finest museums - the Upper East Side still hanging firmly on the tradition of old New York chic. New York Overall, the atmosphere of the neighborhood is more preppy and conservative than other parts of Manhattan.

Apartments & Real Estate

Rental prices in the eastern portion of the Upper East Side are slightly lower than those of other areas in Manhattan due to the lack of subway service in the area

Upper East Side apartments are generally either gorgeous and generously laid out pre-war homes or doorman-guarded new apartment buildings, although the typical New York 5-story apartment buildings dating from around 1900 are also present.

The main avenues like Park, and Madison Avenues 1, 2 and 3 are generally the luxury apartment building variety, while digital streets have more historic houses that have been divided into apartments. Park Avenue may be the stereotype for homes more class, but the real impressive homes can be found in the 70 East. The studios are usually small , but larger than the studios downtown .

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