Fifth Avenue


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Fifth Avenue,

famous north-south street of the borough of Manhattan, New York City. It begins at Washington Square and ends at the Harlem River. Between 34th and 59th streets, Fifth Ave. is lined with fashionable department stores and specialty shops. Fronting the avenue are the Empire State Building, the New York Public Library, Rockefeller Center, St. Patrick's Cathedral, and the Guggenheim Museum. From 59th to 110th streets it borders Central Park; on its east side are tall apartment houses (interspersed with formerly private homes), built on the site of the elegant mansions of 50 years ago. On the west side of the avenue between 80th and 84th streets is the Metropolitan Museum of Art. North of the park Fifth Ave. runs through Marcus Garvey Park and Harlem.
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Hotel Pierre, Fifth Avenue at 61st Street, phone: [1] (212) 838-8000; Plaza Athenee, 37 East 64th Street at Madison Avenue, phone: [1] (212) 734-9100.
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"The space at 663 Fifth Avenue presents a tremendous global branding opportunity for a retailer seeking a multi-level flagship on New York's most famous Fifth Avenue shopping district," said Gibson.
The early morning explosion last Thursday shut down several streets and a stretch of Fifth Avenue with many high-end retail stores.
Speciality retailer Saks Fifth Avenue on Wednesday announced detailed plans of the opening of two full-line Saks Fifth Avenue stores in Toronto, Canada.
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The projects -- 1280 Fifth Avenue, 4 East 102nd Street and 1212 Fifth Avenue -- will test the East 96th Street line Manhattanites have long considered the separation between the Upper East Side and Harlem.
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