The final stretch of Fifth Avenue above Central Park takes us through East Harlem, with its mix of row houses and public housing, ending at the Harlem River.
Fifth Avenue from 80th to 110th Street along Central Park, known as Museum Mile, is indeed home to an abundance of august institutions, starting with the Metropolitan Museum of Art and ending with the Museum for African Art at Central Park’s northeast corner.
Fifth Avenue from 59th Street to 79th Street along Central Park, Manhattan's Gold Coast, has mansions, luxury apartment buildings, and gorgeous architecture galore.
Fifth Avenue in midtown is a dense commercial area populated by both massive department stores and boutiques, with a wide range of architectural styles above.
Fifth Avenue is home to countless stores, numerous landmarks, and a myriad of architecturally fascinating buildings you might miss if you forget to look up.