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Notable places, east to westEdit

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.

Beekman PlaceEdit

First AvenueEdit

Second AvenueEdit

Sutton Place Synagogue (Jewish Center for the United Nations)
Greenacre Park
Venezuela consulate

Third AvenueEdit

Lexington AvenueEdit

Park AvenueEdit

Madison AvenueEdit

Fifth AvenueEdit

Sixth AvenueEdit

Sixth and a Half AvenueEdit

Seventh AvenueEdit


Eighth AvenueEdit

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

Ninth AvenueEdit

Eleventh AvenueEdit

West Side HighwayEdit

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


The 51st Street station is located on the intersection on 51st Street and Lexington Avenue and is served by the 4, ​6, and <6>



  1. ^ Google (September 1, 2015). "51st Street (Manhattan)" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved September 1, 2015.
  2. ^ Officially Marking a New Manhattan Avenue, NYTimes - City Room, July 13, 2012 - accessed July 31, 2012

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