Three hundred years ago this area was farmland. Now it is home to some of the most sought-after residences on the planet. Whether it is Fifth Avenue, with its grand mansions and magnificent museums, Madison Avenue, with its chicest of chic fashion boutiques, or Park Avenue, with its genteel apartment blocks entirely free of neighboring commercial outlets - you can't beat the Upper East Side for status and sophistication.
- Built in the Eighteen or Nineteen century. Originally built as luxurious one family homes, these houses usually feature fireplaces, moldings and other typical prewar characteristics. Offers the luxury of a private home in the city and often were converted to multiple apartment buildings.