51st Street (Manhattan)

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51st Street
Maintained by City of New York
Length 1.9 mi (3.1 km)
Location New York
East end Beekman Place
West end NY 9A West Side Highway

51st Street is a 1.9-mile (3.1 km) long one-way street traveling east to west across Midtown Manhattan.

Notable places, east to west[edit]

First Avenue[edit]

Second Avenue[edit]

Equatorial Guinea mission
Sutton Place Synagogue (Jewish Center for the United Nations)
Venezuela consulate
  • Tonga Mission to the United Nations
  • Equatorial Guinea Mission to the United Nations
  • POD Hotel
  • Greenacre Park
  • Sutton Place Synagogue

Third Avenue[edit]

Lexington Avenue[edit]

Park Avenue[edit]

Madison Avenue[edit]

Fifth Avenue[edit]

Sixth Avenue[edit]

Sixth and a Half Avenue[edit]

  • In the middle of block between Sixth and Seventh Avenues is a pedestrian corridor named by the city "Sixth and a Half Avenue", which runs from 51st to 57th Streets.[1]

Seventh Avenue[edit]

Broadway[edit]

Eighth Avenue[edit]

  • St. Paul's House - Church founded by J.J.D. Hall that is noted for its "Sin Will Find You Out" neon sign in the shape of a cross that was featured on Saturday Night Live

Ninth Avenue[edit]

Tenth Avenue[edit]

Eleventh Avenue[edit]

West Side Highway[edit]

The route concludes at the West Side Highway (New York Route 9A). Opposite the intersection is the New York Passenger Ship Terminal and the Hudson River

References[edit]

  1. ^ Officially Marking a New Manhattan Avenue, NYTimes - City Room, July 13, 2012 - accessed July 31, 2012

Coordinates: 40°45′40″N 73°58′53″W / 40.7611°N 73.9814°W / 40.7611; -73.9814