Upper East Side - New York City

The Upper East Side is the ultimate in New York luxury. It has some of the most expensive real-estate anywhere in the world. It is located north of 59th Street and east of Central Park. It is the location of Museum Mile. A collection of nine of NY’s best museums along Central Park. Check out Frank Lloyd Wright's Guggenheim for modern art, the Whitney Museum’s American Art Collections, and the grand daddy of them all-The Metropolitan Museum of Art featuring Van Gogh, Monet and Picasso. The Old Carnegie mansion is home to the Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Design. Don’t miss the Frick Collection for a magnificent collection of 19th Century collection of paintings and furniture, and here you will enjoy the work of Monet, Renoir, and Rembrandt. The Jewish Museum on 5th Ave. has one of the world biggest collections of Judaic Art. Located at 103rd street is the City of New York Museum which has a collection of Alexander Hamilton's furniture as well as other antiques related to the city’s history.

The Upper East Side is also home to some high priced shopping. No place if you're on a budget, but walk down Park and Fifth or up Madison to check out the ultimate strip of upscale designer shops. The area is also where you will find some of the best luxury hotels in New York City. See the Upper East Side Official Website.

One Short Day on the Upper East Side Tour
Self-guided tour of Manhattan's Museum Mile.

Aureole - American cuisine restaurant in an historic setting
34 East 61st Street

Bid Brasserie - Dining at Southerby’s auction house
1334 York Avenue at 72nd

The Mark Restaurant French/Continental.
Great choice for that romantic evening
Mark Hotel 25 East 77th

The Dining Room - American cuisine Best New Restaurant 2001 in NY Times.
154 East 79th Street

Le Cirque 2000 - One of the best in NY-French/expensive
455 Madison Ave

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Map of this NYC neighborhood location

Our map of Manhattan's Upper East Side neighborhood includes directions, reviews as well as the location of popular sights and attractions you can find there, including: Museum Mile, Guggenheim, Whitney Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Design, Jewish Museum, City of New York Museum, Gracie Mansion Conservancy & Dylan's Candy Bar.

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