Talk:Upper East Side
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Park Avenue pic
The picture of Park Avenue with the view of the MetLife building is in midtown, not the upper east side. The picture was once shown in the Manhattan article under an Upper East Side caption and I removed it. Hypertall (talk) 06:41, 19 April 2008 (UTC)
Shouldn't there be a list of links at the bottom of this page to the other NYC neighborhoods that have their own pages? --Michael K. Smith 16:49, 14 February 2006 (UTC)
"The Upper East Side is famous for being the resident area of Manhattan's high society, exclusive parties and clubs, five-star hotels, high-end shopping, world-class dining and entertainment, and the nationally ranked single-sex private schools."
This paragraph is a bit misleading. While the Upper East Side is the wealthiest neighborhood in the city, there are plenty of other very wealthy areas (parts of the UWS, the West Village, Grammercy, Tribeca), so calling it "the" resident area of local high society seems a bit much. If it is meant to refer to a specific portion of wealthy society, ie. old-money, Gilded Age types, it should be more explicit, although that's probably a gross overgeneralization and shouldn't be included in the article.
As for the other things mentioned in that list:
exlusive parties and clubs--there are exclusive parties all over Manhattan, no doubt, maybe more fundraisers here, but still. And clubs? Unless this is referring to social clubs like the Metropolitan, it's totally wrong.
five-star hotels--I would say Midtown's got more swank hotels than the UES, but what does five-star mean anyway? Five-star according to who?
high-end shopping--Madison Avenue is, after Fifth in Midtown, the ritziest shopping in the city, to be sure. But since the most expensive shopping street isn't even in the UES it's hard to call it "the" place for that.
world-class dining--same situation as with hotels; probably a lot more in Midtown, not to mention the rest of the city...
single-sex private schools--no argument here.
I'm gonna work on fixing these if I get some agreement, or maybe change the sentence to just say that it includes all of those things that were mentioned, rather than being THE place for them. Hope I'm not just picking nits. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 220.127.116.11 (talk) 06:04, 16 October 2007 (UTC)
Upper East Side Zip has changed?
I was told that the 10021 zip listed for the East End on Upper East Side has changed, according to the USPS, 10075.
Apparently, this is true for streets above East 61st Street. But there are now 3 zip codes for the area:
"The U.S. Post Service's [sic] (USPS) has decided to subdivide the 10021 zip code, effective July 1, 2007, and create two new zip codes, 10065 and 10075. 10065 will run from East 61st Street through East 68th Street; 10021 will run from East 69th Street through East 76th Street; and 10075 will run from East 77th Street through East 80th Street. The USPS advises that the division is necessary to ensure prompt delivery of mail in an area that has seen a significant population growth and a large amount of new development. As a result of this growth, the USPS has run out of "+four"numbers for the 10021 area and, accordingly, has determined that it must divide the area."
More here: 
Seduisant 14:49, 5 November 2007 (UTC)
I agree, the Manhattan chamber of commerce and Community board 8 has a map, none of which includes East Harlem which is by a different community board north of 96th street. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Jammin566z (talk • contribs) 04:55, 13 December 2010 (UTC)
Jammin566z (talk) 14:34, 13 December 2010 (UTC) The text cited in the reference new york times article is not there, in other the quote is not supported or found in the nytimes article regarding Jammin566z (talk) 14:34, 13 December 2010 (UTC)