It's no wonder why people call NYC the capital of the world. It's got it all - spectacular attractions, world-class dining and shopping, unparalleled entertainment, classy accomodations that are as good as the aberdeen hotels in Europe, and so much more.

A stay at Upper Yorkville Suites puts it all within your reach! Stay with us and experience everything New York has to offer.

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Upper Yorkville Suites is located near all major sightseeing attractions.

GETTING AROUND TOWN

Times Square

Take the #6 train to 42nd street, then walk 5 blocks west or take the shuttle across town. Or Take the #6 to 51st Street & Lexington Avenue and transfer to the E train towards World Trade Center.

Broadway

Broadway begins at 45th Street & Broadway. #6 train to 59th Street. Transfer to the F train to 42nd street. Not a direct transfer. You can also take the #6 Subway to 42nd street and walk 5 blocks West.

MUSEUMS

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Take the #6 train to 86th Street and walk three blocks west to Fifth Avenue; or take the M1, M2, M3, or M4 bus along Fifth Avenue (from uptown locations) to 82nd Street or along Madison Avenue (from downtown locations) to 83rd Street. This is also within walking distance from our building.

El Museo Del Barrio

Originally a place of lodging by Boys Harbor, Inc., El Museo is now an archive of a large collection of Latin music. It is a major center of Latino culture. It's more than just an archive for music.

Museum of City of New York

This is the first country's museum that was devoted to city history. The museum is home to many collections and exhibitions which reflect the rich cultural diversity of New York City.

The Museum of Modern Art

Take the #6 train to 51st Street, transfer to the E or V train going downtown; one stop to 53rd Street and Fifth Avenue.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

To reach the museum by subway, take the #6 train to 86th Street. Walk west on 86th Street, turn right at 5th Avenue and proceed north to 88th Street. It is also within walking distance of the Suites.

Whitney Museum of American Art

#6 train to 77th Street (walk two blocks west to Madison Avenue)

American Museum of Natural History

Take #6 train to 77th Street. Then transfer to the M79 bus travels east/west on W. 79th Street across Central Park, with a stop next to the Museum on W. 81st Street.

Hayden Planetarium

Take the #6 train to 77th Street. Then transfer to the M79 bus travels east/west on W. 79th Street across Central Park, with a stop next to the Museum on W. 81st Street. (The Office of the Director of the Hayden Planetarium operates out of the Department of Astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History)

New York Aquarium

#6 train to 59th street transfer to the F train to the West 8th Street station in Coney Island, Brooklyn. This is not a direct transfer

The Morgan Library & Museum

#6 train to 33rd street.

SHOPPING


It is very difficult to pin point all the great areas of shopping, as they are spread all over New York.


However, we are located close to Park & Madison Avenues. Madison Avenue and 5th Avenues are famously known as the world's premier shopping districts for the finest food, opulent merchandise, luxury lodging and services available anywhere. What about Fifth Ave.


Between 57th Street and 85th Street, Madison Avenue is identified as 'the fashionable road". In this area is where most of the very well known fashion designers and hair salons are located. Other areas may have their impressive retail strips, but Madison Avenue is the world's most famous retail address.

(Portions below taken from www.easynewyorkcity.com)

Bloomingdales:

1000 Third Avenue (at 59th St.) Occupying an entire square block, Manhattan's fashionable eastside department store has been offering the world's finest in fashion and home furnishings since 1927.Bloomingdale's is popular New Yorkers and tourists alike and is affectionately known as Bloomie's.

Century 21:

22 Cortlandt St. (1/2 block from Broadway, downtown Manhattan). The "downtown" department store has Huge variety of Men's, Ladies & Children's Clothing and Shoes, Lingerie, Linens, Cosmetics, Accessories, Handbags, Luggage, Housewares, Giftware, Electronics at great prices.

H&M

5th Ave & 51st St , 34th St & Broadway, 558 Broadway (SOHO). Clothes for every taste at unbeatable prices.

Lord & Taylor

424 5th Ave. (at 38th St.) Renowned department store sells a variety of formal and business casual wear.

Macy's

Broadway at 34th Street. One of NYC's most famous icons of shopping opened in 1902. With 10 floors and half a million items for sale.

Saks Fifth Ave

611 5th Ave. One of the most famous retailers in the world, this elegant department store has been dressing the well-heeled since 1902. Saks Fifth Avenue welcomes all to shop amid its luxurious environment for men's and women's clothing, jewelry, cosmetics, fragrances and accessories.

South Street Seaport

Fulton St & East River. Shopping complex. Lots of clothing stores and restaurants. The view of the Brooklyn Bridge is spectacular from the top floor of the shopping mall.

POINTS OF INTEREST

Central Park

Five blocks from our location, Central Park is walking distance. www.centralparknyc.org/site/PageNavigator/Map

Empire State Building

#6 train to 59th Street - transfer to the F Subway train to 34th Street & Avenues of The Americas. You can also take the Number 6 Subway to 33rd Street and walk 3 blocks west. Not a direct transfer. Easier to transfer to a downtown V at 51st & Lex or a downtown N/R/W/Q at 59th St.

Lincoln Center

#6 train to 68th Street transfer to the M66 Bus from E 67 St and Lexington Av station heading to West Side. Get off at Columbus Avenue.

The Statue of Liberty (Ellis Island)

Take the #6 Subway to 86th street. Transfer to the 4or 5 train (downtown) get off at Bowling Green station.

Rockefeller Center

Take the #6 train to 51st street & Lexington Avenue. Walk west to 5th Avenue to Rockefeller Center. Rockefeller Center is not on 51st St. so street is needed in addition to avenue. Can also transfer to the V at 51st & Lex.

The United Nations

Take the #6 train to 42nd street.

Grand Central Station

Take the #6 train to 42nd street.

Brooklyn Bridge

Take the #6 train to Brooklyn Bridge Stop (Last Stop on train)



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