54th Street (Manhattan)


54th Street (Manhattan)

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

West to East

West 54th Street

West Side Highway

*The route begins at the West Side Highway (New York Route 9A). Opposite the intersection is the New York Passenger Ship Terminal and the Hudson River
*De Witt Clinton Park (the whole west side neighborhood of Clinton derives its name from the park (south)

Eleventh Avenue (Manhattan)

*Clinton Towers Apartments, 39-floor apartment building completed in 1974 [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=clintontowersapartments-newyorkcity-ny-usa Clinton Towers Apartments, New York City / Emporis.com ] ] (north)
*Colbert Report studios (formerly where Daily Show was taped)
*AT&T Switching Center at 811 Tenth Avenue, 21-story, 113 m/370 ft switching station completed in 1964 [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=attswitchingcenter-newyorkcity-ny-usa AT&T Switching Center, New York City / Emporis.com ] ] (south)

Tenth Avenue (Manhattan)

*Sony Music Studios, 460 West 54th (south)
*The Hit Factory, 421 West 54th (north)

Ninth Avenue (Manhattan)

*Former 54th Street Bus Depot and Ninth Avenue Railroad barn at 354 West 54th (south)
*Midtown Community Court Building (south)
*Manhattan North precinct of New York City Police (south)

Eighth Avenue (Manhattan)

*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) [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=streetmarc-newyorkcity-ny-usa The Marc, New York City / Emporis.com ] ]
*Ameritania Hotel (south) (south) [ [http://www.ameritaniahotelnewyork.com/ Ameritania Hotel New York, New York Hotels by CRS ] ]

Broadway (Manhattan)

*The corner of Broadway and 54th is signed "Big Apple Corner" in honor of writer John J. Fitz Gerald who lived there and popularized the phrase Big Apple.
*1700 Broadway, 42-story, 162 m / 533 ft office tower that is headquarters of King World Productions [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=1700broadway-newyorkcity-ny-usa 1700 Broadway, New York City / Emporis.com ] ]

Seventh Avenue (Manhattan)

*Wellington Hotel, 27-floor 86 m / 282 ft hotel (north) [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=wellingtonhotel-newyorkcity-ny-usa Wellington Hotel, New York City / Emporis.com ] ]
*1325 Avenue of the Americas (north) (actually closer to Seventh Avenue) 35-story 153 m / 502 ft office tower that was portrayed as Elaine's workplace on Seinfeld It is connected to the Hilton Hotel. [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=1325avenuenueofstreetamericas-newyorkcity-ny-usa 1325 Avenue of the Americas, New York City / Emporis.com ] ] (south)
*The London NYC, 54-floor 180 m / 590 ft office tower that is tallest building on West 54th [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=rihgaroyal-newyorkcity-ny-usa The London NYC, New York City / Emporis.com ] ] (north)
*Ziegfeld Theatre (north)
*New York Hilton Hotel, 49-floor, 148 m 487 ft 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. [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=newyorkhiltonhotel-newyorkcity-ny-usa New York Hilton Hotel, New York City / Emporis.com ] ] (south)
*Burlington House, 1330 Avenue of the Americas, 50-story, 191 m / 625 ft office tower (north)

Avenue of the Americas

*Financial Times Building 41-story, 151 m / 496 ft office tower completed in 1965 (south) [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=financialtimesbuilding-newyorkcity-ny-usa Financial Times Building, New York City / Emporis.com ] ]
*The Warwick Hotel, 36-story , 111 m / 363 ft hotel completed in 1927 (north)
*Tower Verre proposed 75-story, 352 m / 1,154 ft tower at 53 West 53rd Street [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=momaexpansiontower-newyorkcity-ny-usa Tower Verre, New York City / Emporis.com ] ] (south)
*Museum of Modern Art (south)
*Museum Tower 52-story 179 m 588 ft Cesar Pelli tower completed in 1985
*Millionaires Row at 13 West 54th where Nelson Rockefeller died [ [http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/18/realestate/18scap.html?_r=1&oref=slogin Interior Details Come Home Again to Millionaires' Row - New York Times ] ] (north)
*University Club (north)

East 54th Street

Fifth Avenue (Manhattan)

*520 Madison Avenue 43-story, 176 m / 577 ft office tower with sloping lower walls and a section of the Berlin Wall in its adjoinng park [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=520madisonavenuenue-newyorkcity-ny-usa 520 Madison Avenue, New York City / Emporis.com ] ] (south)

Madison Avenue (Manhattan)

*Dillon, Read & Company Building, 36-story 141 m /464 ft building completed in 1982 [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=dillon,readcompanybuilding-newyorkcity-ny-usa Dillon, Read & Company Building, New York City / Emporis.com ] ]
*527 Madison, 26-story 107 m 351 ft building completed in 1986 [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=527madison-newyorkcity-ny-usa 527 Madison, New York City / Emporis.com ] ]
*Hotel Elysee (south)
*Lever House (south)

Park Avenue (Manhattan)

*399 Park Avenue, headquarter of Citigroup (south)

Lexington Avenue (Manhattan)

*Citigroup Center (south)

Third Avenue (Manhattan)

*Lipstick Building (south)
*909 Third Avenue, 32 floor tower built above the FDR Station (a post office) (north) [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=9093avenuenue-newyorkcity-ny-usa 909 Third Avenue, New York City / Emporis.com ] ] [ [http://www.switchboard.com/usps.1355/dir/detail.htm?&&ypcobrand=1355&sd=100&sortOrder=&Z=10022&sortBy=Distance&cntLongitude=-73.968584&listingPagination=0&CID=1222&zoom=0&cntLatitude=40.758853&navigatorChoices=&where=10022&recordid=Business|23979480&frompage=CategoryID&showsection=1 USPS.Yellow Pages/Standard Search - United States Postal Service ] ]
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*Mondrian Condominiums, 43-story 134 m 439 ft apartment complex completed in 1992 [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=mondriancondominiums-newyorkcity-ny-usa Mondrian Condominiums, New York City / Emporis.com ] ]

Second Avenue (Manhattan)

*Neighborhood Playhouse
*East 54th Recreation Center

First Avenue (Manhattan)

*Rivertower Apartments 39 floor apartments [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=rivertowerapartments-newyorkcity-ny-usa Rivertower Apartments, New York City / Emporis.com ] ] (south)
*Saint James' Tower, 30 floor apartments [ [http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=saintjamestower-newyorkcity-ny-usa Saint James' Tower, New York City / Emporis.com ] ]


=Sutton Place=

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