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51st Street (Manhattan)
51st Street is a 1.9-mile (3.1 km) long one-way street traveling east to west across Midtown Manhattan.
Notable places, east to west
The route officially begins at
Beekman Place which is on a hill overlooking FDR Drive. 51st continues for a few feet east of the intersection but the street sign refers to it as Peter Detmold Park (a reference to the dog park at the bottom of the hill) which has a pedestrian walk way over the FDR to the East River.
351 East 51st Street - An apartment complex on one of several sites where
Nathan Hale is believed to have been hanged, after the Battle of Long Island Laos Mission to the United Nations
Sutton Place Synagogue (Jewish Center for the United Nations)
Sixth and a Half Avenue
St. Paul's House - Church founded by J.J.D. Hall that is noted for its "Sin Will Find You Out" neon sign in the shape of a cross that was featured on Saturday Night Live
West Side Highway
The route concludes at the West Side Highway (
New York Route 9A). Opposite the intersection is the New York Passenger Ship Terminal and the Hudson River
51st Street station is located on the intersection on 51st Street and Lexington Avenue and is served by the , 4 , and 6