54th Street (Manhattan)

54th Street is a two-mile-long (3.2 km), one-way street traveling west to east across Midtown Manhattan.

54th Street
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54th and Broadway
Maintained byCity of New York
Length2.0 mi (3.2 km)
LocationManhattan
West end NY 9AWest Side Highway
East endSutton Place

Notable places, west to eastEdit

Twelfth AvenueEdit

Eleventh AvenueEdit

  • 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 AvenueEdit

Ninth AvenueEdit

Eighth AvenueEdit

 
Motorcycle parade on West 54th
  • The section between Eighth and Broadway is signed Señor Wences Way, for the ventriloquist who had appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show (produced nearby) 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]

BroadwayEdit

Seventh AvenueEdit

 
The London NYC
  • 1325 Avenue of the Americas (north) (actually closer to Seventh Avenue) 35-story 153 m / 502 ft, is the office tower that was portrayed in Seinfeld as Elaine's workplace. It is connected to the Hilton Hotel.[6] (south)
  • Conrad (formerly The London NYC), 54-floor 180m/590ft mixed-use tower; 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 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 AvenueEdit

Fifth AvenueEdit

Madison AvenueEdit

Park AvenueEdit

Lexington AvenueEdit

Third AvenueEdit

 
909 Third Avenue

Second AvenueEdit

  • 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 AvenueEdit

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

Sutton Place SouthEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Clinton Towers Apartments, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-02-03.[dead link]
  2. ^ "AT&T Switching Center, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Archived from the original on November 9, 2006. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  3. ^ "The Marc, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Archived from the original on February 6, 2007. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  4. ^ "Ameritania Hotel New York, New York Hotels by CRS". Ameritaniahotelnewyork.com. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  5. ^ "1700 Broadway, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Archived from the original on February 18, 2007. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  6. ^ "1325 Avenue of the Americas, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Archived from the original on May 25, 2007. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  7. ^ "The London NYC, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Archived from the original on February 20, 2007. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  8. ^ "New York Hilton Hotel, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-02-03.[dead link]
  9. ^ "Financial Times Building, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Archived from the original on May 18, 2007. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  10. ^ "Tower Verre, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Retrieved 2013-02-03.[dead link]
  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 2013-02-03.[dead link]
  13. ^ "Dillon, Read & Company Building, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Archived from the original on February 19, 2007. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  14. ^ "527 Madison, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Archived from the original on November 15, 2006. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  15. ^ "909 Third Avenue, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Archived from the original on February 11, 2007. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  16. ^ |23979480&frompage=CategoryID&showsection=1 USPS.Yellow Pages/Standard Search - United States Postal Service[dead link]
  17. ^ "Mondrian Condominiums, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Archived from the original on November 15, 2006. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  18. ^ "Rivertower Apartments, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Archived from the original on February 11, 2007. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
  19. ^ "Saint James' Tower, New York City /". US /: Emporis.com. Archived from the original on February 11, 2007. Retrieved 2013-02-03.

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