Welcome to Central Park South
Located three blocks along 59th Street is Manhattan, New York’s Central Park South. This thriving community’s central locale lies between Fifth Avenue to the east and Columbus Circle to the west, and offers immediate access to 57th Street’s N, R, Q W, and F subway lines, making this an ideal neighborhood for those who are moving to Central Park, New York.
While Central Park South may be a small neighborhood, it packs a huge punch. Just positioned between the serenity of Central Park and the busy city life of Midtown, Central Park South offers the best of both worlds. This micro-neighborhood is lined with charming, distinctive landmarks like the Essex House and the Plaza Hotel, opulent contemporary condominiums, and luxurious co-op buildings. This small enclave in Midtown is home to high-end restaurants and affluent retail shops, as well as the New York Athletic Club’s City House. Ultramodern fitness centers, quaint coffee shops, spas, upmarket entertainment venues, and cultural attractions like the Lincoln Center and the Theater District are just a short leisurely stroll away.
What to Love
- Spectacular park views
- An incredible dining experience
- Fun outdoor activities
- Award-winning school system
- Home to the Plaza Hotel
- Premier shopping destinations
The local lifestyle in Central Park South is ridiculously convenient, with exquisite dining, shopping, and world-class entertainment at your fingertips. Living in Central Park South means living within walking distance of world-famous attractions like the Lincoln Center, Central Park, Broadway’s expansive theaters, Carnegie Hall, and high-end restaurants.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Chef-created Japanese fare is served at Bar Masa, located in Columbus Circle. This restaurant’s curated menu features some of Chef Masayoshi Takayama’s best dishes, including flavorsome sushi combinations. Also situated in Columbus Circle is Per Se. This Michelin-starred restaurant offers guests incredible views of Central Park as they dine on authentic French cuisine. Sip on cocktails while partaking in brunch classics at The Palm Court.
The Upper East Side, opposite 59th Street, has many luxurious retailers along Madison and Fifth Avenue. Popular luxury stores within walking distance are Henri Bendel, Bergdorf Goodman, Cartier, and Tiffany & Co.
Things to Do
Treat yourself to a day of relaxation and rejuvenation at La Prairie, an upscale day spa located inside the Ritz-Carlton, or become a member of the New York Athletic Club’s City House to use its world-class amenities. Here you’ll indulge in a variety of recreational activities, including rowing, fencing, tennis, and more.
Enjoy nature at Central Park, where you’ll be dazzled by its plethora of amenities and activities, including paved trails, a sparkling lake perfect for boating and fishing, an amphitheater, an ice-skating rink, and more.
Central Park South is close to several prominent schools, including:
- The Ethical Culture Fieldston School
- The New York Preparatory School
- The Fusion Academy, Manhattan
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