The Plaza District, 57th Street to 62nd Street

A collection of department stores, hotels and private clubs that marks Fifth Avenue’s transition from the commercial hubbub of Midtown back to a residential boulevard, The Plaza District is named after Grand Army Plaza, a bisected square that gives the blocks immediately adjacent their airy, open character. For many years a view from Central Park… Continue reading

NoMad: 23rd Street to 34th Street

Originally developed as a genteel residential neighborhood similar to Washington Square, the area now known as NoMad (NOrth of MADison Square Park) is one of New York’s most architecturally diverse and historically significant districts. Stretching from 23rd Street to 34th Street, bordered by Madison and Seventh Avenues, and encompassing the Madison Square North Historic District,… Continue reading