54th Street (Manhattan)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
54th Street
Big-apple-corner.jpg
54th and Broadway
Maintained byCity of New York
Length2.0 mi (3.2 km)
LocationNew York
West end NY 9AWest Side Highway
East endSutton Place

54th Street is a two-mile-long (3.2 km), one-way street traveling west to east across Midtown Manhattan.

Notable places, west to east[edit]

Twelfth Avenue[edit]

Eleventh Avenue[edit]

  • Clinton Towers Apartments, 39-floor apartment building completed in 1974 [1] (north)
  • The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore studios
  • AT&T Switching Center at 811 Tenth Avenue, 21-story, 113 m/370 ft switching station completed in 1964[2] (south)

Tenth Avenue[edit]

Ninth Avenue[edit]

Eighth Avenue[edit]

Motorcycle parade on West 54th
  • The section between Eighth and Broadway is signed Señor Wences Way for the ventriloquist who had appeared on the nearby Ed Sullivan Show and who lived in the Ameritania Hotel.
  • The Marc, 260 West 54th, 42-floor, 142 m / 464 ft apartment tower on top of municipal garage (south)
  • Studio 54 (south)[3]
  • Ameritania Hotel (south)[4]

Broadway[edit]

Seventh Avenue[edit]

The London NYC
  • 1325 Avenue of the Americas (north) (actually closer to Seventh Avenue) 35-story 153 m / 502 ft, is the office tower that was portrayed as Elaine's workplace on Seinfeld. It is connected to the Hilton Hotel.[6] (south)
  • The London NYC, 54-floor 180 m / 590 ft office tower that is tallest building on West 54th [7] (north)
  • Ziegfeld Theatre (north)
  • New York Hilton Hotel, 49-floor, 148 m 487 ft (148 m) hotel completed in 1963. Designed by Lapidus it was originally supposed to resemble the Miami Beach's curved Fontainebleau Hotel but was later changed to resembled the nearby New York Sheraton which Lapidus had also designed.[8] (south)
  • 1345 Avenue of the Americas, 50-story, 191 m / 625 ft office tower (north)

Sixth Avenue[edit]

Fifth Avenue[edit]

  • 520 Madison Avenue 43-story, 176 m / 577 ft office tower with sloping lower walls and a section of the Berlin Wall in its adjoining park[13] (south)

Madison Avenue[edit]

Park Avenue[edit]

Lexington Avenue[edit]

Third Avenue[edit]

909 Third Avenue

Second Avenue[edit]

  • Neighborhood Playhouse, 340 East 54th Street
  • East 54th Recreation Center
  • Mondrian Condominiums, 43-story 134 m 439 ft (134 m) apartment complex completed in 1992[18]

First Avenue[edit]

  • Rivertower Apartments 39 floor apartments[19] (south)
  • Saint James' Tower, 30 floor apartments [20]

Sutton Place South[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Clinton Towers Apartments, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  2. ^ "AT&T Switching Center, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  3. ^ "The Marc, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  4. ^ "Ameritania Hotel New York, New York Hotels by CRS". Ameritaniahotelnewyork.com. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  5. ^ "1700 Broadway, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  6. ^ "1325 Avenue of the Americas, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  7. ^ "The London NYC, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  8. ^ "New York Hilton Hotel, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  9. ^ "Financial Times Building, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  10. ^ "Tower Verre, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  11. ^ "Interior Details Come Home Again to Millionaires' Row - New York Times". Nytimes.com. 2006-06-18. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  12. ^ https://www.flickr.com/photos/emilio_guerra/4414393830/
  13. ^ "520 Madison Avenue, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  14. ^ "Dillon, Read & Company Building, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  15. ^ "527 Madison, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  16. ^ "909 Third Avenue, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  17. ^ USPS.Yellow Pages/Standard Search - United States Postal Service[dead link]
  18. ^ "Mondrian Condominiums, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  19. ^ "Rivertower Apartments, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  20. ^ "Saint James' Tower, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-02-03.

External links[edit]