- 53rd Street (Manhattan)
53rd Street is a midtown cross street in the
New York Cityborough of Manhattan, that contains buildings such as the Citicorp Building. The street runs westbound from Sutton Place across most of the island's width, ending at DeWitt Clinton Parkat Eleventh Avenue. The Lexington Avenue–53rd Street and 51st Street station, one of the busiest in the New York City Subwaysystem, is accessible from this street, and is served by NYCS service|6 and NYCS service|E trains at all times, NYCS service|4 trains during late nights and NYCS service|V trains on weekdays.
53rd Street Tunnelcarries the IND Queens Boulevard Line(currently the NYCS service|E and NYCS service|V trains) of the New York City Subwayunder the East Riverbetween Manhattan and Queens.
Seagram Buildingis a 38-story skyscraperlocated at 375 Park Avenue, between 52nd Street and 53rd Street, designed by the German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, in collaboration with the American Philip Johnsonand completed in 1958.
Lever Houseis a 21-story skyscraperlocated at 390 Park Avenue, between 54th Street and 53rd Street, designed by Gordon Bunshaftof Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, and completed in 1952.
Stork Clubwas one of the famous nightclubs in New York City during the 1930s–1950s. It was located at 3 East 53rd Street, just off Fifth Avenue.
Paley Park, on the former site of the Stork Club, is a 4,200 square foot pocket parkthat has been recognized as one of the finest urban spaces in the United States. [ [http://www.pps.org/info/newsletter/september2004/september2004_best_worst The World's Best and Worst Parks] , Project for Public Spaces, September 2004]
*Saint Thomas Church is located at Fifth Avenue.
*The block between Fifth and Sixth Avenues also contains the Donnell Library Center, the
Museum of Modern Art, the American Folk Art Museum, and the "Black Rock" and "Brown Rock" buildings of CBS and (formerly) ABC, respectively. A skyscraper has been proposed at 53 West 53rd Street
*The block between 6th Avenue and Broadway has the hotels Hilton New York and Sheraton New York, separated by a subway powerhouse.
Ed Sullivan Theateris at Broadway, across the street from the back door of the Roseland Ballroomand next to another subway powerhouse.
*A building at 811 10th Avenue houses the largest New York exchange of
AT&T Long Lines.
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