- 59th Street (Manhattan)
59th Street in the
New York Cityborough of Manhattanruns east-west, from York Avenue to the West Side Highway, with a discontinuity between Ninth Avenue/Columbus Avenue and Eighth Avenue/ Central Park Westfor the Time Warner Center. Although it is bi-directional for most of its length, the section of 59th Street between Ninth and Tenth (Amsterdam) Avenues is one-way, westbound. At Second Avenue, 59th Street continues onto the Queensboro Bridge, which is often referred to as the 59th Street Bridge.
59th Street forms the border between
Midtown Manhattanand Uptown Manhattan. It bisects Columbus Circleand forms the southern boundary of Central Parkbetween Fifth Avenue and Central Park West. The portion of the street along Central Park is signed as Central Park South.
North of 59th Street, the Manhattan neighborhoods of the
Upper West Sideand Upper East Sidecontinue on either side of Central Park. On the West Side, Manhattan's numbered avenues are renamed north of 59th Street, with Eighth Avenue renamed Central Park West, Ninth Avenue becoming Columbus Avenue, Tenth Avenue renamed as Amsterdam Avenue and Eleventh Avenue becoming West End Avenue.
Roosevelt Island Tramwayat Second Avenue
Bloomingdale'sDepartment Store at Lexington Avenue
* Bloomberg World Headquarters/One Beacon Court/LeCerq Between Third Ave and Lexington Ave
General Motors Buildingat Fifth Avenue
Plaza Hotelat Fifth Avenue
*Trump International Hotel and Tower at
2 Columbus Circle
Time Warner Centerat Columbus Circle
St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Centerat 10th Avenue
Hudson River Parkextends along the Hudson Riverfrom Battery Park to 59th Street.
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