51st Street (Manhattan)

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

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]


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



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

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