Beekman is one of Midtown East’s best kept secrets. Filled with old world charm, class and glamour this small settlement (its radius is 2 blocks by 5 blocks) is an ideal hiding spot for city dwellers searching for some peace and quit. Beekman Place runs from 49th to 51st Streets, consisting of two blocks of ivy-covered townhomes and co-op buildings. While its surface area is small, Beekman still has boasting attributes: a beautiful East River border, a public park, and United Nations headquarters nearby (many UN higher-ups have settled in Beekman). If this refined and tiny nabe strikes your fancy, explore similar Sutton Place next door to the north.
Central Park South is located in Midtown Central, 59th Street from 5th Avenue to 8th Avenue where co-ops and condos offering perhaps the most famous views of Central Park West on one side and Fifth Avenue on the other.
Central Park South is home to some of the most prestigious coops and condos in the city such as Essex House, Time Warner and The Plaza Hotel Condominiums to name a few… whether you’re looking for a full-time home or a doorman pied-à-terre, these stunning luxury properties for sale and for rent, won’t disappoint, many are with breath-taking views.
Central Park South area has it all, shopping, luxury stores, exquisite restaurants, bars, performing arts, conveniently located near transportation and horse-drawn carriages making their way through the Park.
While many of the historical buildings offer modern amenities such as parking, it’s also just blocks to the corporate headquarters of Midtown, the artistic offerings of Lincoln Center, and the newly-redone Museum of Modern Art.
Clinton also known as Hell’s Kitchen is located from 42nd to 59th Street between Eighth Avenue and the Hudson River. Clinton has long recovered from its reputation as a Manhattan slum to become a great residential spot. The area's apartment blocks and high rises are still a draw for actors, young professional and young families given the proximity to the Theatre District and its mystique as a home to thespians. Hell's Kitchen has excellent casual dining, and enjoys culture and shopping opportunities provided by nearby Chelsea and Midtown.
New York's Garment District also known as the Fashion Center is located in downtown Midtown between the Flatiron district and Times Square-- 34th to 42nd Street, Bordered by Fifth and Ninth Avenues. The Garment District welcomed the 20th century as the center for fashion design and manufacturing and still retains its status as the fashion capital of the United States. While the local industry has waned, the Garment District is still a center for distribution, storage, and small cutting and sewing operations—most can be found on 39th and 40th Streets between Seventh and Eighth Avenues. These cater mainly to the apparel industry, but dedicated retail shoppers can still drive a hard bargain. With much of the industrial space converted to offices and the occasional residential loft, the area is mostly limited to basic businesses for workers and residents, with the exception of a few standout hotels such as the famous Ace Hotel and restaurants. Thanks to its central location, the area has very convenient access to public transportation.