51st Street (Manhattan)


51st Street (Manhattan)

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51st Street is a 1.9 mile long one-way street traveling east to west across Midtown Manhattan.

East to West

East 51st Street

*The route officially begins at Beekman Place which is on a hill overlooking FDR Drive. 51st continues for a few feet east of the intersection but the street sign refers to it as Peter Detmold Park (a reference to the dog park at the bottom of the hill) which has a pedestrian walk way over the FDR to the East River
*Yemen Mission to the United Nations

First Avenue (Manhattan)

*351 East 51st Street - An apartment complex on the site where Nathan Hale is believed to have been hanged during the Battle of Long Island
*Laos Mission to the United Nations

Second Avenue (Manhattan)

*Tonga Mission to the United Nations
*Equatorial Guinea Mission to the United Nations
*POD Hotel
*Jewish Center for the United Nations
*Great Britain Consulate

Third Avenue (Manhattan)

*17th Precinct of New York City Police
*Engine Company No 8, Ladder 2, 8th Battalion of New York City Fire Department
*Double Tree Hotel

Lexington Avenue (Manhattan)

*General Electric Building
*St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, New York
*345 Park Avenue

Park Avenue (Manhattan)

*350 Park Avenue
*320 Park Avenue
*The New York Palace Hotel

Madison Avenue (Manhattan)

*St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York
*Venezuela Consulate
*Olympic Tower

West 51st Street

Fifth Avenue (Manhattan)

*Rockefeller Center
*Radio City Music Hall
*1290 Avenue of the Americas

Avenue of the Americas

*Time-Life Building
*SportsNet New York Studios
*1285 Avenue of the Americas
*787 Seventh Avenue
*Millineum Plaza (former Taft Hotel)

Seventh Avenue (Manhattan)

*Sheraton Manhattan

Broadway (Manhattan)

*Novotel Manhattan
*Paramount Plaza
*Mars 2112
*Mark Hellinger Theatre
*Times Square Church
*George Gershwin Theatre

Eighth Avenue (Manhattan)

*St. Paul's House - Church founded by J.J.D. Hall that is noted for its "Sign Will Find You Out" neon sign in the shape of a cross that was featured on Saturday Night Live

Ninth Avenue (Manhattan)

*Closed Midtown Branch of Saint Vincent's Catholic Medical Center (formerly St. Clares Hospital)

Tenth Avenue (Manhattan)

Eleventh Avenue (Manhattan)

*Hustler Club

West Side Highway

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

References

* [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/st/?id=west51street-newyorkcity Emporis West 51st profile]
* [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/st/?id=east51street-newyorkcity Emporis East 51st profile]


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