The Upper East Side NYC is Manhattan’s most exclusive residential neighborhood. It is between Central Park and the East River from 59th St to 96th St.
Museum Mile is Fifth Avenue along Central Park. Madison Avenue is a high-end shopping district. Park Avenue is has big business. Lexington has a little of everything because of the subway. Second Avenue has lots of bars and now its own subway. Carl Schurz Park has beautiful East River views.
There are many high-end art galleries, especially of Old Masters.
Upper East Side News
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Cooper Hewitt Design Museum
Museum of the City of New York
El Museo del Barrio
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Tuesday, June 13, 2023
This year’s theme is Israel @ 75: Renewing the Hope.
Midtown to the Upper East Side
Sunday, June 4, 2023
New York celebrates Boricua culture in one of America’s biggest cultural celebrations.
Sunday, June 11, 2023
One of the world’s most influential Latinas, and widely-read Spanish-language authors, discusses her new book about children in migration, “The Wind Knows My Name,” with MSNBC anchor and “Latina to Latina” podcast host Alicia Menendez.
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Tuesday, June 6, 2023
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Kaufmann Concert Hall
Weill Art Gallery
Harkness Dance Center
Future Dance Festival
Jazz in July
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31 Latin galleries are among 91 dealers of high-end antique art.
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Friday-Tuesday, May 12-16, 2023
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Things To Do in the Upper East Side
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92nd Street Y, New York is a cultural center where legends are made from a core foundation of Jewish values.
Americas Society is a forum for education and dialog on social, economic, and cultural issues of Latin America, the Caribbean and Canada. It produces excellent music and arts programs.
Museum Mile is Fifth Avenue from Africa Center (in East Harlem) to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Museum Mile Festival is a popular street fair.
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Frick Collection is temporarily closed for reconstruction. The collection is currently at Frick Madison.
Latin Art Galleries
Acquavella Galleries is one of the galleries that brought modern art to New York. 🇮🇹
Henrique Faria Fine Art is a Latin American art gallery.
Leon Tovar Gallery is a Colombian art gallery. 🇨🇴
Mary-Anne Martin Fine Art specializes in Mexican art. She created the Latin American department at Sotheby’s, before it became popular. 🇲🇽
The Park Avenue Armory hosts many art fairs.
The Winter Show is America’s biggest antiques fair.
Master Drawings is an Old Masters art fair in around 20 Upper East Side art galleries.
Sotheby’s New York May and November art auctions are pillars of the New York art scene. Old Masters and antiques auctions are in January. In season, the building is one big gallery with museum-quality exhibitions.
Albertine is a French bookstore at the French Embassy in the Upper East Side. albertine.com 🇫🇷
The John and Francine Haskell Library at FIAF, the French Institute Alliance Française, is New York’s biggest French library. 🇫🇷
CentroPR is the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College. centropr.hunter.cuny.edu
- French Embassy 🇫🇷
- French Consulate 🇫🇷
- Italian Consulate 🇮🇹
Latin Cultural Centers
92nd Street Y, New York is a cultural center where legends are made from a core foundation of Jewish values. 🇺🇸
FIAF French Institute Alliance Française is a French language school, cultural center, and library. 🇫🇷
Italian Cultural Institute. 🇮🇹
92nd Street Y, New York is the home of the Harkness Dance Center. 🇺🇸
Bloomingdales is the Upper East Side department store.
Madison Avenue has a lot of high-end Latin fashion boutiques.
AMC Orpheum 7 is a commercial multiplex cinema.
FIAF French Institute Alliance Française. 🇫🇷
Many Fifth Avenue parades end at 72nd Street in the Upper East Side.
La Esquina is a high-end Mexican fast food restaurant. 🇲🇽
92nd Street Y, New York hosts Latin classical and Latin jazz. 🇺🇸
Visit the Upper East Side
Main Cross Streets
- 96 & 97th St are Central Park crossings.
- 84th & 85th St are Central Park crossings.
- 79th St is a Central Park crossing.
- 72nd St
- 65th and 66th St are Central Park crossings.
- 59th St connects to the Queensboro Bridge
Subway and Tram stations are:
- 96th St (4)(6) at Lexington.
- 96th St (N)(Q) at Second Avenue.
- 86th St (4)(5)(6) at Lexington. (Guggenheim, Met Museum)
- 86th St (N)(Q)(R) at Second Avenue.
- 77th St (4)(6) at Lexington.
- 72nd St (N)(Q)(R)
- 68th St – Hunter College (4)(5)(6)
- 63rd St (4)(6) at Lexington.
- Lexington Ave – 63rd St (F)(N)(Q)(R)
- Roosevelt Island Tram Second Ave at 60th St
- Fifth Avenue – 59th St (N)(R)(W)
- Lexington Ave – 59th St (N)(R)(W)
- 59th St (4)(5)(6) at Lexington.