54th Street (Manhattan)
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54th Street Manhattan
54th Street
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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

Twelfth Avenue

Eleventh Avenue

  • 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

Ninth Avenue

Eighth Avenue

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

Seventh Avenue

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  • 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

Fifth Avenue

Madison Avenue

Park Avenue

Lexington Avenue

Third Avenue

909 Third Avenue

Second Avenue

  • 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[17]

First Avenue

  • Rivertower Apartments 39 floor apartments[18] (south)
  • Saint James' Tower, 30 floor apartments [19]

Sutton Place South

References

  1. ^ "Clinton Towers Apartments, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "AT&T Switching Center, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "The Marc, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "Ameritania Hotel New York, New York Hotels by CRS". Ameritaniahotelnewyork.com. Retrieved .
  5. ^ "1700 Broadway, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved .
  6. ^ "1325 Avenue of the Americas, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved .
  7. ^ "The London NYC, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved .
  8. ^ "New York Hilton Hotel, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved .
  9. ^ "Financial Times Building, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved .
  10. ^ "Tower Verre, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved .
  11. ^ White, Norval; Willensky, Elliot & Leadon, Fran (2010). AIA Guide to New York City (5th ed.). New York: Oxford University Press. p. 333. ISBN 978-0-19538-386-7.
  12. ^ "520 Madison Avenue, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved .
  13. ^ "Dillon, Read & Company Building, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved .
  14. ^ "527 Madison, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved .
  15. ^ "909 Third Avenue, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved .
  16. ^ USPS.Yellow Pages/Standard Search - United States Postal Service[dead link]
  17. ^ "Mondrian Condominiums, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved .
  18. ^ "Rivertower Apartments, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved .
  19. ^ "Saint James' Tower, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved .

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