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Upper East Side

The premier destination for upscale luxury living.


Welcome to the Upper East Side

The premier destination for upscale luxury living in one of Manhattans’ most famous neighborhoods.
From exploring Museum Mile to indulging in the vibrant nightlife, the Upper East Side is a thriving neighborhood of Manhattan that offers something for everyone. Originally developed by the Roosevelt, Kennedy, Rockefeller, and Carnegie families as a New York retreat for the elite, the Upper East Side has retained its affluence, but now appeals to a much broader clientele. With so many things to do and culinary tours to explore, the Upper East Side has become a prominent destination for everyone.
A more relaxed neighborhood, the Upper East Side is home to playgrounds, recreation centers, and top-notch schools, making this district feel more like a suburb. With Central Park as your playground, there are many opportunities to get outside and enjoy the natural wonders and maintain a healthy lifestyle. But life is all about balance — don’t forget to indulge in the Upper East Side’s fantastic culinary and nightlife scene! 

What to Love

• Diverse, luxury housing options
• Convenient access to Central Park amenities
• Highly-rated private schools

Local Lifestyle

With expansive townhouses, affordable apartments for diverse budgets, and famous luxury doorman buildings, the Upper East Side is a sought-after destination for homeownership and rentals. Iconic views of Fifth, Madison, and Park Avenues line the perimeter of some of the most impressive homes in New York City and with such luxury shopping right around the block, residents of the Upper East Side never have to leave the neighborhood for upscale amenities. From local parks to museums and educational centers, the Upper East Side is a fantastic, classic New York neighborhood to call home.

Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping

The award-winning and highly recognized Match 65 Brasserie offers the quintessential French dining experience. With authentic French meals in a beautiful, Parisian atmosphere, it’s no wonder this spot gets the best ratings on every platform. Come for the ambiance and stay for the city’s best tuna tartare.

With a diverse selection of handmade pasta, superior meats, and expertly crafted fish creations, Antonucci Cafe 81 is the Upper East Side’s go-to destination for authentic Italian food in an upscale and intimate dining space. Inspired by the neighborhoods of Venice, Antonucci welcomes guests with warmth and flavorful creations that have created a dedicated following throughout the years.

This family-owned business started as a lobster roll shack in 2009 and has since expanded to dozens of locations throughout the country and internationally. Luke’s Lobster brings quality seafood, fresh from Maine to the Upper East Side in a fun and New England-style atmosphere. With a mission to protect the oceans, Luke’s Lobster is mindful of its environmental impact and dedicated to serving coastal communities. Try their classic lobster or crab rolls to-go or dine in their rustic-chic dining space.

Things to Do

As the best place in the city to experience cultures from around the world, the Upper East Side is home to Museum Mile, a section of the neighborhood with ten different museums along a one-mile stretch of town. The iconic Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the world’s largest, and finest, museums with a collection of over two million items over a 5,000-year timespan. The Met, as it’s affectionately called by the locals, first opened to the public in 1880 and has since expanded its service to include the Thomas J. Watson Library (the most complete art and archeology collections in the world) and several branches throughout the city. The Met offers events and classes for all ages throughout the year and after your visit, don’t forget to snap a photo on the famous front steps!
The Frick Collection is located at 1 East 70th Street and features an incredible collection of Old Master paintings and examples of European sculpture and decorative arts. The collection is known as the world’s top art history research center and has served students and artists for free for generations. Given to New York City by Henry Clay Frick in 1935, the museum features hundreds of masterpieces from the Renaissance through the 19th century.

Visit the Guggenheim Museum for educational and thought-provoking conversations, performances, and family-friendly activities. The Guggenheim preserves, collects, and showcases modern and contemporary works of art and is home to innovative, cultural collaborations to bring accessible art education to the community.

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