Upper East Side

Welcome to Upper East Side

A sophisticated neighborhood with spectacular cityscape views 

The Upper East Side is nestled between New York City's Central Park and the East River. The neighborhood is famous for its chic designer shops, wealthy residents, and upscale restaurants. It is also home to the world-renowned Museum Mile, which comprises multiple celebrated cultural institutions and museums.

The Upper East Side's prolific history as an affluent neighborhood dates back to the early 1900s when prominent families, including the Rockefellers and the Dukes, established their homes there. Neo-federal, neo-gothic, and townhouses constitute the predominant home architecture in the community. Residents and visitors can easily access auction houses, art galleries, and antique stores. 

What to Love 

  • Proximity to Central Park 
  • Vibrant culture 
  • Rich history 
  • Access to upscale dining destinations 
  • Amazing architecture 
  • Access to world-famous museums 

Local Lifestyle

The Upper East Side has a sophisticated, classic New York City vibe thanks to its mix of townhouses and archetypal brownstones. The neighborhood's chic boutiques and luxury high-rises give it an upscale and affluent personality, which attracts individuals and families wishing to lead a trendy city lifestyle.

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

The Upper East Side  offers residents and visitors a broad range of luxury boutiques and highly-rated restaurants. Madison Avenue is the neighborhood's ultimate shopping destination thanks to its lineup of luxury shops, including Balenciaga, Hermes, and Loro Piana. You can expect top-end jewelry, cocktail gowns, high-end leather bags, and much more.

JG Melon is a burger lovers paradisethat serves American cuisine in the heart of the Upper East Side. Diners enjoy the establishment's famed burgers in a comfy, laid-back atmosphere.

If you are looking for premium Italian fare  on the Upper East Side, Nello is an excellent choice. Fresh flowers and bright lighting accentuate the establishment's family-friendly dining atmosphere. Popular dishes on the restaurant's creative menu include grilled salmon, ravioli, lobster bisque, and many others.

Sushi of Gari is an upscale Japanese restaurant that serves creative Omakase fare in Upper East Side. The establishment's airy dining area gives diners a unique culinary experience thanks to its potted flowers, large glass windows, and exquisite wooden fixtures.
Whether you are looking for classic Italian fare or people-watching opportunities, Elio's has something for everyone. The iconic Italian restaurant has an outdoor dining area that gives guests spectacular views of adjacent streets and buildings. 

Bemelmans Bar is a sophisticated, high-end piano bar in Upper East Side. The establishment's Ludwig Bemelmans' murals give it a unique European ambiance.

Things to Do

The Upper East Side's museums, cultural attractions, and parks make the neighborhood unique.

Whether you're a yoga or cycling enthusiast, New York City's Central Park has something for you. The iconic park has green lawns, trees, fountains, and walking paths. You can tag along with your family or friends for a day of picnicking, sports, and yoga classes. Carl Schurz Park is the perfect chill spot in Upper East Side. The venerated park offers visitors spectacular river vistas, dog runs, children's playgrounds, and many other features. 

The world-famous Museum Mile in Upper East Side is home to the Met and the Guggenheim. The Guggenheim Museum is a contemporary art museum with a spectacular spiral rotunda. The Met is an architectural masterpiece with at least 2 million artworks from different regions, including ancient Egypt, Europe, and the Americas. 


New York City Geographic District No. 4 serves the Upper East Side community. Private schools in the district include:

  • Trinity School, Grades K-12
  • Dalton School, Grades K-12
  • The Spence School, Grades K-12

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