Bounded by Madison Avenue to the west, 59th Street to the north, 34th Street to south and the East River to the east. Neighborhoods include Murray Hill, Sutton Place and Beekman Place.
Midtown East is an eclectic section of Manhattan with multiple personalities. At its center is a bustling business district containing some of the city’s most iconic edifices, including Grand Central Terminal, the Waldorf-Astoria and the Chrysler Building. Historic mansions are tucked in between modern high-rises in nearby Murray Hill, where, thanks to its proximity to the United Nations, many countries operate embassies and consulates. Folks who live here enjoy an easy walk to many corporate headquarters as well as convenient access to department stores, bars and restaurants. Overlooking the East River, the elegant enclaves of Sutton Place and Beekman Place are pockets of tranquility filled with dog-friendly buildings and neighbors who have known each other for years. Residents include many doctors, who prize the quick access to Manhattan’s top hospitals via the nearby FDR Drive.
Midtown East features a little bit of everything, from soaring glass high-rises to brownstones to the jewel-like Sniffen Court, a hidden mews of Civil War-era carriage houses on 36th Street. Sutton Place is renowned for some of the city’s most prestigious co-op apartment buildings and town houses, some with stunning features like wrought-iron gates and lush, rolling lawns. The two-block neighborhood of Beekman Place is primarily filled with luxurious prewar co-ops.