Avenue B (Manhattan)

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Coordinates: 40°43′31.33″N 73°58′51.58″W / 40.7253694°N 73.9809944°W / 40.7253694; -73.9809944

For the Iggy Pop album, see Avenue B (album).
Avenue B
45-51 Avenue B.jpg
45-51 Avenue B between 3rd and 4th Streets
From East Houston Street
To East 14th Street
East Avenue C
West Avenue A
The landmarked Charlie Parker Residence

Avenue B is a north-south avenue located in the Alphabet City area of the East Village neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City, east of Avenue A and west of Avenue C. It runs from Houston Street to 14th Street, where it continues into a loop road in Stuyvesant Town, to be connected with Avenue A. Below Houston Street, Avenue B continues as Clinton Street to South Street. It is the eastern border of Tompkins Square Park.



Currently, there is no bus that travels on Avenue B. The M9 bus formerly used this street from East Houston Street to 14th Street. The M9 now travels on Avenue C from Houston to 23rd Streets.

In popular culture[edit]



  1. ^ New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission; Postal, Matthew A. (ed. and text); Dolkart, Andrew S. (text). (2009) Guide to New York City Landmarks (4th ed.) New York: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 978-0-470-28963-1, p.69
  2. ^ "The Sheik of Avenue B" on the Library of Congress National Jukebox

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