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Madison Avenue

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Address: c/o Madison Avenue Business Improvement District, 59 East 79 Street, Lower Level, New York City, NY
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+1 212-861-2055

Madison Avenue from East 57 to East 86 Streets, on the tony Upper East Side...

Madison Avenue from East 57 to East 86 Streets, on the tony Upper East Side of Manhattan, is North America's premier luxury district. Madison Avenue features the flagship boutiques of the finest fashion & jewelry designers, world class art galleries, exquisite restaurants, spas and salons for exclusive pampering, five internationally renowned hotels, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Madison Avenue exhibits timeless elegance with a contemporary flavor that is distinctively New York. This boulevard of understated charm is sure to entice your senses with indulgences from all corners of the globe.

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Another famous avenue in NYC!

Part of the network of famous avenues in NYC which include Park Avenue, 5th Avenue, Avenue of the Americans and others. It includes retail shopping, many high-end restaurants... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Vero Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Part of the network of famous avenues in NYC which include Park Avenue, 5th Avenue, Avenue of the Americans and others. It includes retail shopping, many high-end restaurants, and other attractions including the center advertising operations in the world. Lot to do and see. Another must see area in the city. Some great green area as and parks along this... More 

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Garden City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I love Madison Avenue. It offers a variety of shops to browse and enjoy, plus you don't feel overwhelmed by crowds and tourists like in other parts of the City. I usually walk downtown after visiting one of the uptown museums and continue to 34th Street where I turn west to go to Penn Station. The walk (for me anyway)... More 

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El Perello, Spain
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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Love Madison Avenue, the shops, the eateries and the people. It is different to most other parts of Manhattan, it's not as touristy, there are larger homes there, more money in the area and the shops on Madison reflect this. All the high end stores are there and the choice is overwhelming. Perfect for window shopping or making that plunge... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I like to walk on Madison Avenue and visit the shops.are usually begin someplace in the 80s and walk all the way down to the 50s.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

Has so much to enjoy, a long street that changes character in different blocks. Wonderful shopping on the Upper East Side, some of the best names in retail like Barney's, further down wonderful parks like Madison Park, restaurants like Eleven Madison, hotels like New York Edition but no matter where you are, it all reeks of quality.

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Madison Avenue was definitely designed for people who love to shop and who don't mind spending a little more than the average person. There was so much to look at and take in. I could have shopped all day but my boyfriend started to get shopped out after about an hour. Even if you don't have money to shop in... More 

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Brighton England
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

We always preferred walking Madison to the more famous avenues. Everything from fun bars to interesting art shops and great restaurants. Easy walking and very safe.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

Madison Avenue was fun. Barneys was the highlight for me. Being able to see and feel the incredible designer clothes that I have admired from afar for so long was a real pleasure. I would describe the floors as showrooms.

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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing, lived up to every expectation. Can't wait to go back. The people, and atmosphere are great.

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Reviewed 21 August 2016

Madison Avenue in NYC is a high end shopper's paradise. I've visited the Chanel Boutique on Madison Avenue and actually received very nice customer service--also on Madison Avenue is Barneys New York, Armani, Alexander McQueen, and a Christian Louboutin boutique. The Madison Avenue boutiques are THE place to drop cash if you've got it, and there is something special about... More 

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