Midtown Manhattan, or simply Midtown, is an area of Manhattan, New York City home to world-famous commercial zones such as Rockefeller Center, Broadway, and Times Square. Midtown Manhattan is the largest central business district in the world and is home to the city's tallest and most famous buildings such as the Empire State Building and Chrysler Building.
Midtown, along with "Uptown" and "Downtown", is one of the three major subdivisions of Manhattan (though "Uptown" and "Downtown" can also be used as adjectives or prepositions, and can take on completely different meanings in the other boroughs, whereas the term "Midtown" cannot) and can be understood as those parts of Manhattan in neither of these two other regions - that is, all areas between 14th Street and 59th Street, from the Hudson River to the East River, about five square miles or 12 km2. The core of Midtown Manhattan is from about 31st Street to 59th Street between Third and Ninth avenues, about two square miles (this is the area most commonly referred to as "Midtown.") The "Plaza District", a term used by Manhattan real estate professionals to denote the most expensive area of midtown from a commercial real estate perspective, lies between 42nd Street and 59th Street, from Third Avenue to Seventh Avenue, about a square kilometer or half a square mile.
As New York's largest central business district, Midtown Manhattan is indisputably the busiest single commercial district in the United States, and among the most intensely and diversely used pieces of real estate in the world. The great majority of New York City's skyscrapers, including its tallest hotels and apartment towers, lie within Midtown. More than 700,000 commuters work in its offices, hotels, and retail establishments; the area also hosts many tourists, visiting residents, and students. Some areas, especially Times Square and Fifth Avenue, have massive clusters of retail establishments. Sixth Avenue in Midtown holds the headquarters of three of the four major television networks, and is one of a few global centers of news and entertainment. It is also a growing center of finance, second in importance within the United States only to Downtown Manhattan's Financial District. Times Square is also the epicenter of American theater.
LOCAL PARKS & ENTERTAINMENT
TIMES SQUARE BROADWAY between 42nd Street and 44th Street
ART STUDENTS LEAGUE OF NEW YORK 215 West 57th Street
NEIL SIMON THEATRE 250 W 52nd Street
ED SULIVAN THEATER 1697 Broadway
JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER 33 West 60 Street 11th Floor
CARNEGIE HALL 154 West 57th Street
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART 11 West 53 Street
ST. PATRICK ’S CATHEDRAL 460 Madison Avenue
NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street,
MADISON SQUARE GARDEN 4 Pennsylvania Plaza
BRYANT PARK 500 Fifth Avenue
TRUMP TOWER 845 United Nations Plaza
NY WATER TAXI Pier 84, West 44th Street
THE INTREPID SEA-AIR-SPACE MUSUEM Pier 86, West 46th Street at the Hudson River
THE WORLD YACHT Pier 81, West 41st St. at the Hudson River
B&H PHOTO VIDEO AND PRO AUDIO 420 9th Avenue
BURBERY 9 East 57th Street
CARTIER 653 Fifth Avenue
DRAMA BOOK SHOP 250 West 40th Street
FAÇONABLE 636 Fifth Avenue at West 51st St.
HARY WINSTON 636 Fifth Avenue at West 51st Street
HENRI BENDEL 712 5th Avenue
JACOB & CO. 48 East 57th Street
JOSEPH PATELSON MUSIC HOUSE 48 East 57th Street
LIBRAIRIE DE FRANCE/LIBRERIA HISPANICA 48 East 57th Street
LORD & TAYLOR 424 Fifth Avenue
LUSH 1293 Broadway
MACY’S 151 West 34th Street
MANOLO BLAHNIK 31 West 54th Street
MIKIMOTO 31 West 54th Street
MOREL & COMPANY 1 Rockefeller Plaza
SAKS FIFTH AVENUE 611 Fifth Avenue
THE NBA STORE 666 Fifth Avenue
PRADA 724 Fifth Avenue
TIFANY & CO 727 Fifth Avenue
TOYS ‘R’ US 1514 Broadway
21 CLUB 21 West 52nd Street
AZURI CAFE 465 West 51st Street
BALUCHI’S 240 West 56th Street
BAMBO 52 344 West 52nd Street
BAR AMERICAIN 152 West 52nd Street
BEN ASH DELICATESEN 857 7th Avenue at 55th Street
BEN BENSON’S STEAK HOUSE 123 W 52nd Street
BENIHANA 47 West 56th Street
BOBY VAN’S GRILL 135 West 50th Street
BOCA 135 W 50th Street
BOCA DI BACO 828 9th Avenue
BRASERIE 52 772 9th Avenue
BRASERIE 8 1/2 9 West 57th Street
BROKLYN DINER 212 West 57th Street
CAFE CIELO 881 8th Avenue
CARNEGIE DELI 854 7th Avenue at 55th Street
CHINA GRILL 60 West 53rd Street
DA TOMASO 903 8th Avenue
LOCAL HEALTH CLUBS
NEW YORK SPORTS CLUB 50 West 34 st.
230 West 41st
19 West 44th St.
1221 Avenue of the Americas
GOLD’S GYM 250 West 54 St.
HOLY CROSS SCHOOL
PS 111 ADOLF OCHS SCHOOL
MIDTOWN WEST SCHOOL
INDEPENDENCE HIGH SCHOOL 332 West 43rd St.
CAREER EDUCATION CENTER 440 West 53rd St.
HIGH SCHOOL COMMUNICATION GRAPHIC ARTS 439 West 49th St.
HIGH SCHOOL FOR ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES 444 West 56th St.
LANDMARK HIGH SCHOOL 20 West 58th St.
INTERBORO INSTITUTE, INC. 450 West 56th St.
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10TH PRECINCT 230 West 20th St. (212) 741-8211
MID-TOWN NORTH 524 West 42nd St. (212) 767-8400
MID-TOWN SOUTH 357 West 35 St. (212) 239-9811
LOCAL POST OFFICES
GRAND CENTRAL POST OFFICE 450 Lexington Ave.
BRYANT POST OFFICE 23 West 43rd St.
JAMES FARLEY POST OFFICE 421 Eight Ave.
ST. VINCENT’S MIDTOWN HOSPITAL 415 West 51st St.
CENTRAL MARIA 539 West 54th St.
JEWISH HOME & HOSPITAL 404 5th Ave.
MIDTOWN CENTER FOR TREATMENT 56 West 45th St.
NATIONAL JEWISH MEDICAL 535 5th Ave. # 600
ROOSEVELT HOSPITAL 1000 10th Ave. # 6C-01
ST. LUKES HOSPITAL 515 West 59th St.
ST. VINCENT’S MIDTOWN 429 West 52nd St.