225 E 81st Street is located in the heart of the Upper East Side of Manhattan. This vibrant and family-friendly neighborhood is home to the City’s finest restaurants, museums, private and public schools, shopping, food markets and parks.
You’ll also find a number of specialty food markets nearby including Eli’s–the popular gourmet marketplace on Third Avenue featuring a fabulous array of bread and baked goods, produce, cheese, meat and prepared foods; Agata & Valentina – a great Italian market featuring an inviting display of seasonal and organic produce; and Citarella – one of the best fish markets in the City.
The Upper East Side is a shopper’s paradise with many couture and designer shops just minutes away including Ralph Lauren’s magnificent flagship store on Madison Avenue, and upscale department stores such as Bloomingdales and Barneys.
Central Park is just a short stroll away giving your family access to a multitude of year-round recreational activities. You can also take advantage of the outstanding programs and events offered by the 92nd Street Y, a world-renowned community, cultural and fitness center, located in the historic Carnegie Hill neighborhood at Lexington and East 92nd Street. Or, you can opt to spend a quiet afternoon at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Guggenheim Museum or the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Convenient access to transportation is available with the 2nd Avenue bus line nearby and the Lexington Avenue subway station located just a few blocks away. You will also be in close proximity to top-ranked private schools and the best public schools the City has to offer.