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Old 18-12-2014, 09:15 PM   #113
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Apart from 5th Avenue night club and an architects practice, the building is otherwise vacant

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Fifth Avenue is a major thoroughfare going through of the borough of Manhattan in New York City, United States.. It stretches from West 142nd Street in Harlem to Washington Square North at Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village.. It is considered among the most expensive and best shopping streets in the world..The first commercial building on Fifth Avenue was erected by Benjamin Altman who bought the corner lot on the northeast corner of 34th Street in 1896, and demolished the "Marble Palace" of his arch-rival, A. T. Stewart.. In 1906 his department store, B. Altman and Company, occupied the whole of its block front.. The result was the creation of a high-end shopping district that attracted fashionable women and the upscale stores that wished to serve them.. Lord & Taylor's flagship store is still located on Fifth Avenue near the Empire State Building and the New York Public Library..

Fifth Avenue is the traditional route for many celebratory parades in New York City; thus, it is closed to traffic on numerous Sundays in warm weather.. The longest running parade is the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. Parades held are distinct from the ticker-tape parades held on the "Canyon of Heroes" on lower Broadway, and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade held on Broadway from the Upper West Side downtown to Herald Square.. Fifth Avenue parades usually proceed from south to north, with the exception of the LGBT Pride March, which goes north to south to end in Greenwich Village.. The Latino literary classic by New Yorker Giannina Braschi, entitled "Empire of Dreams," takes place on the Puerto Rican Day Parade on Fifth Avenue..Bicycling on Fifth Avenue ranges from segregated with a bike lane south of 23rd Street, to scenic along Central Park, to dangerous through Midtown with very heavy traffic during rush hours.. There is no dedicated bike lane along Fifth Avenue...





By the early 20th century, this portion of Fifth Avenue had been nicknamed "Millionaire's Row", with mansions such as the Mrs. William B. Astor House, William A. Clark House, Felix M. Warburg House, two Morton F. Plant Houses, James B. Duke House and numerous others.. Entries to Central Park along this stretch include Inventor's Gate at 72nd Street, which gave access to the park's carriage drives, and Engineers' Gate at 90th Street, used by equestrians..Millionaires' Miles are characterized by the presence of great houses in varying architectural styles.. Depending on the location, these may be stately homes, mansions, townhouses, esoteric modern creations or other imposing designs..This area contains many notable apartment buildings, including 810 Fifth Avenue and the Park Cinq, many of them built in the 1920s by architects such as Rosario Candela and J. E. R. Carpenter. A very few post-World War II structures break the unified limestone frontage, notably the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum..Many airlines established ticketing offices along Fifth Avenue.. In the years leading up to 1992, the number of ticketing offices along Fifth Avenue decreased.. Pan American World Airways went out of business, while Air France, Finnair, and KLM moved their ticket offices to other areas in Midtown Manhattan..Cartier is one of several premier retail establishments located on Fifth Avenue..Fifth Avenue is home to New York's fifth most photographed building, the Apple Store..

Skid row or skid road is a shabby urban area with cheap taverns, dive bars, and dilapidated hotels frequented by marginalized individuals who are struggling with finding housing and social support..The name "Skid Road" was in use in Seattle by 1865 when the city's historic Pioneer Square neighborhood began to expand from its commercial core..The 73rd meridian west forms a great circle with the 107th Meridian East..Starting in Spain at the Prime Meridian and heading EastWards, the parallel 40° north passes through Castile-La Mancha..It is mostly in this region where the story of the famous Spanish novel Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes is situated, due to which La Mancha is internationally well-known.. Although La Mancha is a windswept, battered plateau, it remains a symbol of Spanish culture with its vineyards, sunflowers, mushrooms, olive plantations, windmills, Manchego cheese, and Don Quixote.. Although Quixano is mostly a rational man, his reading in excess of books of chivalry has produced the distortion of his perception and the wavering of his mental faculties..The area of Extremadura is 41,633 km², making it the 5th largest of the Spanish autonomous communities..The novel describes New York's social elite in the 1870s and provides historical context to Fifth Avenue and New York's aristocratic families-Rockefeller Center − 45 Rockefeller Plaza – National Historic Landmark..Saks Fifth Avenue is the successor of a business founded by Andrew Saks in 1867 -Two buildings connected with the Gorham Manufacturing Company have historical status..The Cathedral of St. Patrick is a decorated Neo-Gothic-style Roman Catholic cathedral church in the United States and a prominent landmark of New York City.. It is the seat of the archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, and a parish church, located on the east side of Fifth Avenue between 50th and 51st Streets in midtown Manhattan, New York City, New York, directly across the street from Rockefeller Center and specifically facing the Atlas statue.. It weighs 7 tonnes (7,000 kg), and is the largest sculpture at Rockefeller Center..The piece has since been associated with Ayn Rand's novel Atlas Shrugged..


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