Midtown East

Classic Landmarks and Central Convenience

Midtown East is defined by its bustling days and relaxed evenings, as well as stellar proximity to transit.  Landmarks such as the Chrysler Building, transportation hubs like Grand Central Station, and an abundance of corporate headquarters make it a convenient central location to live, work, and play.

During the days, the streets teem with commuters, and tourists; once the sun sets, the pace relaxes for locals.  Casual nightlife options keep visitors and partiers at bay, guaranteeing residents a calmer experience than the hectic daytime streets suggest.

Young professionals and families alike enjoy the convenience this neighborhood has to offer – sleek residences, easy commutes, and a few local charms that keep this busy area feeling like a true neighborhood.

 

Popular Types of Housing

Luxurious doorman buildings abound, but affordable walk-ups can be found further East, particularly in the Turtle Bay area.

NEAREST SUBWAYS

Travel Time

Times Square
Financial District
Grand Central Terminal
Union Square

WHERE TO GO

Grand Central Terminal

The iconic architecture of this train station make it one of the most photographed places in the city, and hundreds of trains pass through every day, but a wealth of dining and shopping options make the landmark popular amongst locals as well.

Grand Central Terminal
Grand Central Oyster Bar and Restaurant

This venerated establishment in the heart of Grand Central Terminal has been a culinary landmark for a century. Commuters, tourists, and locals flock for the ambiance and delicious seafood.

Grand Central Oyster Bar and Restaurant
Campbell Apartment

This bar in Grand Central was never actually an apartment - rather, for many years it served as the office of a financier. Now, its lavish yet warm atmosphere - with sweeping ceilings, matching mahogany bar and balcony, and massive fireplace - creates a singular backdrop for cocktails.

Campbell Apartment
Bryant Park

Anchored by the main building of the New York Public Library, this year-round destination features seasonal gift markets, a popular skating rink in the winter, and a vast lawn for summertime relaxation - and daily yoga classes.

Bryant Park
Rockefeller Center

Home to the world-famous Christmas tree and skating rink, as well as NBC and Radio City Music Hall, Rockefeller Center is also surrounded by 5th Avenue’s many flagship retail locations.

Rockefeller Center
Museum of Modern Art

The MoMa is widely considered one of the most influential museums of modern art in the world. Located in the heart of midtown on 53rd and 5th, some of the Western world’s most seminal modern masterpieces - Warhols and Pollocks among them - hang on its walls.

MoMa

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