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Madison Avenue from East 57 to East 86 Streets, on the tony Upper East Side of Manhattan, is North America's premier luxury district. Madison Avenue features the flagship boutiques of the finest fashion & jewelry designers, world class art...more
c/o Madison Avenue Business Improvement District, 59 East 79 Street, Lower Level, New York City, NY
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of people lots of shops and stores. Lots of taxis and traffic jams. Bring your money and ur patience.

Thank Bobby44881
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

The 5th Avenue is the most famous shopping Avenue, but the real shopping paradise is Madison Av. More shops and more luxury than in the 5th, but much less people, hence more enjoyable. Beautiful buildings, all sorts of brands. Of course there is not much...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Madison Avenue is an amazing place to shop high end designers or windowshop. The Ralph Lauren Mansion is a must stop. The architecture and the collection is worth seeing. There is an amazing vintage shop just in the corner of 72nd street. It is also...More

Thank 706Connolly
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

If you have unlimited spending power this is an ideal place to shop If you are on a budget it’s beautiful to people watch and window shop. It’s high fashion designer shops -full retails and never sales. It’s good fun. Elegant.More

Thank Ronni D
MadisonAveBID, Public Relations Manager at Madison Avenue, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Dear Ronni D, Thank you for your review of Madison Avenue. The luxury fashion designer boutiques do pride themselves on the depth of their collection, and the services they provide. We appreciate your visit, and look forward to welcoming you back to Madison Avenue during...More

Reviewed 25 August 2018

Pretty nice attraction with so many luxury brands all over the street whether apparel, accessories, watches etc. Great place to be rich and feel poor :D

Thank Amir M
Reviewed 18 August 2018

A fantastic place for window shopping or actual shopping if you have the dollar, excellent place for a leisurely stroll, worth a look.

Thank Steve57C
MadisonAveBID, Public Relations Manager at Madison Avenue, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Dear Steve57C, Thanks so much for your gracious comments! We would be pleased to welcome you during your next visit to NYC.

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Skip Fifth Avenue. It’s too crowded and touristy. Head over to Madison Avenue and walk a long the high-end, luxury boutiques.

Thank Gregrob1980
MadisonAveBID, General Manager at Madison Avenue, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Dear Gregrob1980, Thank you so much for your kind review! We look forward to welcoming you back to Madison Avenue on your next visit to NYC!

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I don’t think this street has the best shopping in New York City, but there is a lot of great shopping here. Some of the more upscale places, and a lot of the younger generation places as well. It’s a lot of fun to stroll...More

Thank Megan H
MadisonAveBID, Public Relations Manager at Madison Avenue, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Dear Megan H, Thank you for your review! We look forward to your return to Madison Avenue during your next visit to NYC.....16 new stores just opened in the last six months!

Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Came specifically for the rimowa store, and also had a look-see along the street. Nothing interesting, mostly office buildings

Thank bcheong
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Madison Avenue runs parallel to New York’s world known 5th Avenue - don’t be fooled, there are more boutiques and eye popping stores along Madison Avenue than anywhere else in the City. In addition to designer clothes stores, there are art galleries and lovely restaurants....More

Thank merle2525
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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Cynthia W
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Response from MadisonAveBID | Property representative |
330 Madison Avenue is in the heart of midtown Manhattan, between East 42 and East 43 Streets. The Andaz Fifth Avenue is the closest hotel. If you prefer to be in the southern portion of the Madison Avenue luxury shopping... More