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Neighborhood Profile

Upper East Side

Upper East Side Photo
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian. Photo: courtesy of Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Famously safe, charming, green, and beautiful, but other neighborhoods offer those same virtues while also being cheaper and more densely packed with entertainment.


59th St. to 96th St., East River to Fifth Ave.

Sunway Stations

4,5,6 to 59th St.-Lexington Ave. | R,W to 59th St.-Lexington Ave. | N,R,W to Fifth Ave.-59th St. | F to 63rd St.-Lexington Ave. | 6 to 68th St. | 6 to 77th St. | 4,5,6 to 86th St | 6 to 96th St.

Quality of Life

"This is where the New Yorkers who run the world live." "Sunday mornings don’t have the hung-over feeling of downtown. People are actually happy to be alive."
Number of Trees
Number of Murders
Travel time to...42nd St.Fulton St.Columbus CircleUnion Sq.
... in Minutes
From 77th St.
Number of Trains: 7
Number of Stations: 8