Bounded by 40th Street and 59th Street; East River and Fifth Avenue, Midtown East has a variety of real estate options to choose from: luxury high rises, grand townhouses, historic brownstones, and newer apartment buildings. There are also mini-neighborhoods within Midtown East, such as Tudor City and Sutton Place, where residents feel a quiet separation from the grind of the City.
Grand Central Station and the Chrysler Building, both quintessential NYC landmarks, reside in this area. Around Fifth Avenue, the neighborhood is home to upscale department store, Saks Fifth Avenue, and tourist attractions, such as St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Rockefeller Center.The United Nations Headquarters is also located nearby, overlooking the East River. Popular restaurants and attractions in Midtown East are Tao, Lavo, Smith & Wollensky, Sushi Yasudo, Aquavit and Le Cirque.