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Upper East Side, New York City
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The Upper East Side, sometimes abbreviated as UES, is a neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, between Central Park/Fifth Avenue, 59th Street, the East River, and 96th Street. The area incorporates several smaller neighborhoods, including Lenox Hill, Carnegie Hill, and Yorkville. Once known as the Silk Stocking District, it is now one of the most affluent neighborhoods in New York City.
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  • The Upper East Side is a beautiful part of New York City. It contains many of the museums of the city and is close to Times Square and manhattan. Walking distance to central park and it has lots of ea...  more »
  • A large area of the prestigious doroguschego between Central Park and the East River, which was once called the "Silk stocking district" because here there lived some rich. Here are the world famous 5 Avenue, Park Avenue and Madison Avenue. Clean, nice, good walk slowly. Yet there are many museums and art galleries, the most famous of which the Metropolitan Museum and the Frick Museum Guggenheim.
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  • To take a stroll here is fun. Well-kept apartment houses and streets, small shops and restaurants in between. It smells like money aristocracy. Caution: do not drift in the Barrio.
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