Midtown Manhattan, or simply Midtown, is a geographic area of Manhattan, New York City. It is home to some of the city's most iconic buildings, including the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, and the United Nations Headquarters.
Midtown East is located along the East River, and an area of convenience. Midtown East encompasses several neighborhoods, such as Kips Bay, Murray Hill, Sutton Place and Turtle Bay, as well as the United Nations Headquarters and other major institutions. Within walking distance of Grand Central Terminal and other corporate headquarters, many professionals choose Midtown East for its convenient commute. Large bars and restaurants tailored for business-oriented patrons feature crowded happy hours and business lunch and dinners. Relatively low apartment prices attract young professionals who are often seen outside the many clubs and pubs that line Third Avenue and Fourth Avenue. Those that live in Midtown East usually work and play in Midtown East.
Midtown Manhattan is the busiest single commercial district in the United States and ranks among the most intensely used pieces of real estate in the world. The majority of New York City's skyscrapers, including its tallest hotels and apartment towers, lie within Midtown. The area hosts commuters and residents working in its offices, hotels, and retail establishments; many tourists, visiting residents, and students populate the district. Some areas, such as Fifth Avenue, have large clusters of retail stores. It is a growing center of finance, second in importance within the United States only to Downtown Manhattan's Financial District.
Landmark Buildings and Distinguished Addresses
425 Fifth Avenue
Number 5, 5 East 44th Street
The Alexander 250 East 49th Street
L'Ecole, 212 East 47th Street
Park Avenue Place, 60 East 55th Street
Trump Tower Condo, 721 Fifth Avenue
The Plaza Condo, 768 Fifth Avenue
Milan Condo, 300 East 55th Street
310 East 53rd Street Condo
Veneto Condo, 250 East 53rd Street
100 United Nations Plaza Condos
Beekman Regent Condo, 351 East 51st Street
Trump World Tower Condo, 875 United Nations Plaza
The Leslie House, 220 East 54th Street
425 Fifth Avenue
Halcyon, 305 East Fifty First