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Sixth Avenue – officially Avenue of the Americas, although this name is seldom used by New Yorkers, p.24 – is a major thoroughfare in New York City's borough of Manhattan, on which traffic runs northbound, or "uptown". [1]

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American Guide Series

The American Guide Series was a group of books and pamphlets published in 1937–41 under the auspices of the Federal Writers' Project (FWP), a Depression-era works program in the United States.

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Antonio Demo

Father Antonio Demo (S. Lazzaro at Bassano del Grappa, Italy, April 23, 1870 - New York City, January 2, 1936) was a New York City Italian American priest and civic activist.

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Bank of America Tower (Manhattan)

The Bank of America Tower (BOAT) at One Bryant Park is a skyscraper in the Midtown area of Manhattan in New York City.

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Broadway (Manhattan)

Broadway is a road in the U.S. state of New York.

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Bryant Park

Bryant Park is a privately managed public park located in the New York City borough of Manhattan.

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Canal Street (Manhattan)

Canal Street is a major east-west street in Lower Manhattan, New York City, running from East Broadway between Essex and Jefferson Streets in the east, to West Street between Watts and Spring Streets in the west.

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CBS Building

The CBS Building in New York City, also known as Black Rock, is the headquarters of CBS Corporation.

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Central Park

Central Park is an urban park in Manhattan, New York City.

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Chelsea, Manhattan

Chelsea is a neighborhood on the West Side of the borough of Manhattan in New York City.

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Church Street (Manhattan)

Church Street is a short, but heavily travelled, north-south street in Lower Manhattan in New York City.

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Commissioners' Plan of 1811

The Commissioners' Plan of 1811 was the original design for the streets of Manhattan above Houston Street and below 155th Street, which put in place the rectangular grid plan of streets and lots that has defined Manhattan to this day.

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Department store

A department store is a retail establishment offering a wide range of consumer goods in different product categories known as "departments".

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Dominican Day Parade

The Dominican Day Parade in New York City started in 1982 as a small celebration with concerts and cultural events in Washington Heights section of Manhattan.

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Duarte Square

Juan Pablo Duarte Square, usually shortened to Duarte Square, is a triangular park in New York City bound by Sullivan Street, Grand Street, Sixth Avenue and Canal Street.

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Eero Saarinen

Eero Saarinen (August 20, 1910 – September 1, 1961) was a Finnish American architect and industrial designer noted for his neo-futuristic style.

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Elevated railway

An elevated railway (also known as an El rail, El train or simply an El for short, and, in Europe, as an overhead railway) is a rapid transit railway with the tracks above street level on a viaduct or other elevated structure (usually constructed of steel, concrete, or brick).

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Fifth Avenue

Fifth Avenue is a major thoroughfare in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, United States.

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Fiorello H. La Guardia

Fiorello Henry La Guardia (born Fiorello Enrico La Guardia) (December 11, 1882September 20, 1947) was an American politician.

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Flatiron District

The Flatiron District is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Manhattan, named after the Flatiron Building at 23rd Street, Broadway and Fifth Avenue.

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Garment District, Manhattan

The Garment District, also known as the Garment Center, the Fashion District, or the Fashion Center, is a neighborhood located in the borough of Manhattan in New York City.

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Gothic Revival architecture

Gothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic or neo-Gothic) is an architectural movement that began in the late 1740s in England.

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Greenwich Avenue

Greenwich Avenue, formerly Greenwich Lane, is a southeast-northwest avenue located in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City.

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Greenwich Village

Greenwich Village often referred to by locals as simply "the Village", is a neighborhood on the west side of Lower Manhattan, New York City.

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Harlem

Harlem is a large neighborhood in the northern section of the New York City borough of Manhattan.

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Herald Square

Herald Square is formed by the intersection of Broadway, Sixth Avenue (officially named Avenue of the Americas), and 34th Street in the borough of Manhattan in New York City.

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Hoboken–33rd Street

Hoboken–33rd Street is a rapid transit service operated by the Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH).

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Holland Tunnel

The Holland Tunnel is a vehicular tunnel under the Hudson River.

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House numbering

House numbering is the system of giving a unique number to each building in a street or area, with the intention of making it easier to locate a particular building.

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Houston Street

Houston Street is a major east-west thoroughfare in downtown Manhattan, running crosstown across the full width of the island of Manhattan, from Franklin D. Roosevelt East River Drive (FDR Drive) and East River Park on the East River to Pier 40 and West Street on the Hudson River.

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IND Eighth Avenue Line

The IND Eighth Avenue Line is a rapid transit line in New York City, United States, and is part of the B Division of the New York City Subway.

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IND Sixth Avenue Line

The IND Sixth Avenue Line is a rapid transit line of the B Division of the New York City Subway in the United States.

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Independent Subway System

The Independent Subway System (IND or ISS), formerly known as the Independent City-Owned Subway System (ICOS) or the Independent City-Owned Rapid Transit Railroad, was a rapid transit rail system in New York City that is now part of the New York City Subway.

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International Center of Photography

The International Center of Photography (ICP) in Manhattan, New York City, consists of a museum for photography and visual culture at 250 Bowery and a photography school in Midtown Manhattan.

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International Style (architecture)

The International Style is the name of a major architectural style that developed in the 1920s and 1930s and strongly related to Modernism and Modern architecture.

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IRT Lenox Avenue Line

The Lenox Avenue Line is one of the IRT lines in the New York City Subway, mostly built as part of the first subway line.

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IRT Sixth Avenue Line

The IRT Sixth Avenue Line, often called the Sixth Avenue Elevated or Sixth Avenue El, was the second elevated railway in Manhattan in New York City, following the Ninth Avenue Elevated.

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James Lenox

James Lenox (August 19, 1800 – February 17, 1880) was an American bibliophile and philanthropist.

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Jefferson Market Library

The Jefferson Market Branch, New York Public Library, once known as the Jefferson Market Courthouse, is located at 425 Avenue of the Americas (Sixth Avenue), on the southwest corner of West 10th Street, in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York City, on a triangular plot formed by Greenwich Avenue and West 10th Street.

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Journal Square–33rd Street

Journal Square–33rd Street is a rapid transit service operated by the Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH).

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Journal Square–33rd Street (via Hoboken)

Journal Square–33rd Street via Hoboken (JSQ-33 via HOB) is a rapid transit service operated by the Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) railroad.

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Ladies' Mile Historic District

The Ladies' Mile Historic District was a prime shopping district in Manhattan, New York City at the end of the 19th century, serving the well-to-do "carriage trade" of the city.

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Lenox Avenue

Lenox Avenue – also named Malcolm X Boulevard; both names are officially recognized – is the primary north–south route through Harlem in the upper portion of the New York City borough of Manhattan.

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List of New York City Designated Landmarks in Manhattan from 14th to 59th Streets

This is an incomplete list of landmarks in Manhattan from 14th Street to 59th Street designated by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission.

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List of numbered streets in Manhattan

The New York City borough of Manhattan contains 214 numbered east–west streets numbered from 1st to 228th, the majority of them created by the Commissioners' Plan of 1811.

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Macy's Herald Square

Macy's Herald Square (originally named the R. H. Macy and Company Store) is the flagship of the Macy's department store chain; it is located on Herald Square in Manhattan, New York City.

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Malcolm X

Malcolm X (19251965) was an African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist.

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Manhattan

Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.

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Midtown Manhattan

Midtown Manhattan, or Midtown, represents the central lengthwise portion of the borough and island of Manhattan in New York City.

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New Jersey

New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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New York City Council

The New York City Council is the lawmaking body of the City of New York.

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New York City Department of City Planning

The Department of City Planning (DCP) is the department of the government of New York City responsible for setting the framework of city's physical and socioeconomic planning.

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New York City Department of Transportation

The New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) is the agency of the government of New York City responsible for the management of much of New York City's transportation infrastructure.

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New York City Subway

The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system owned by the City of New York and leased to the New York City Transit Authority, a subsidiary agency of the state-run Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).

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New York's Village Halloween Parade

New York's Village Halloween Parade is an annual holiday parade and street pageant presented on the night of every Halloween in New York City's Greenwich Village.

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NoMad, Manhattan

NoMad ("North of Madison Square Park"), also known as Madison Square North, is a neighborhood centered on the Madison Square North Historic District in the borough of Manhattan in New York City.

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Old Grapevine

The Old Grapevine was a tavern in the Greenwich Village neighborbood of New York City at the corner of Sixth Avenue and 11th Street.

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PATH (rail system)

Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is a rapid transit system serving Newark, Harrison, Hoboken, and Jersey City in metropolitan northern New Jersey, as well as lower and midtown Manhattan in New York City.

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Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) is a joint venture between the United States, New York and New Jersey, established in 1921 through an interstate compact authorized by the United States Congress.

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Radio City Music Hall

Radio City Music Hall is an entertainment venue located at 1260 Avenue of the Americas at Rockefeller Center in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

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Rockefeller Center

Rockefeller Center is a large complex consisting of 19 commercial buildings covering between 48th and 51st Streets, facing Fifth Avenue, in New York City.

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Seventh Avenue (Manhattan)

Seventh Avenue – known as Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard north of Central Park – is a thoroughfare on the West Side of the borough of Manhattan in New York City.

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Skyscraper

A skyscraper is a continuously habitable high-rise building that has over 40 floors and is taller than approximately.

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SoHo, Manhattan

SoHo, sometimes written Soho, is a neighborhood in Lower Manhattan, New York City, which in recent history came to the public's attention for being the location of many artists' lofts and art galleries, but is now better known for its variety of shops ranging from trendy upscale boutiques to national and international chain store outlets.

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Steinway Hall

Steinway Hall (German) is the name of buildings housing concert halls, showrooms and sales departments for Steinway & Sons pianos.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Wallflowers

The Wallflowers are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1989 by singer-songwriter Jakob Dylan and guitarist Tobi Miller.

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Theater District, Manhattan

New York City's Theater District (sometimes spelled Theatre District, and officially zoned as the "Theater Subdistrict") is an area in Midtown Manhattan where most Broadway theaters are located, as well as many other theaters, movie theaters, restaurants, hotels, and other places of entertainment.

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Tribeca

Tribeca, originally written as TriBeCa, is a neighborhood in Lower Manhattan, New York City.

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Uptown Hudson Tubes

The Uptown Hudson Tubes are a pair of tunnels that carry PATH trains between Manhattan in New York City, New York, to the east and Jersey City in New Jersey to the west.

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Varick Street

Varick Street runs north-south primarily in the Hudson Square district of Lower Manhattan in New York City.

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W. R. Grace Building

The W. R. Grace Building is a skyscraper in Manhattan, New York City.

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West Fourth Street–Washington Square (IND Lines)

West Fourth Street–Washington Square is an express station and transfer stop on the IND Sixth Avenue and IND Eighth Avenue Lines of the New York City Subway, located at the intersection of West Fourth Street and Sixth Avenue (Avenue of the Americas) in Greenwich Village, Manhattan.

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110th Street (Manhattan)

110th Street is a street in the New York City borough of Manhattan.

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1211 Avenue of the Americas

1211 Avenue of the Americas (also known as the News Corp. Building) is an International style skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

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1221 Avenue of the Americas

1221 Avenue of the Americas (formerly also known as McGraw-Hill Building) is a skyscraper located at 1221 Sixth Avenue, in Manhattan, New York City.

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1251 Avenue of the Americas

1251 Avenue of the Americas, formerly known as the Exxon Building, is a skyscraper on Sixth Avenue (also known as Avenue of the Americas) in Manhattan, New York City, between 49th and 50th Streets.

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1271 Avenue of the Americas

1271 Avenue of the Americas is a 48-story office building located in Rockefeller Center in New York City.

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23rd Street (Manhattan)

23rd Street is a broad thoroughfare in the New York City borough of Manhattan, one of the major two-way, east-west streets in the borough's grid.

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42nd Street (Manhattan)

42nd Street is a major crosstown street in the New York City borough of Manhattan, known for its theaters, especially near the intersection with Broadway at Times Square in Midtown.

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52nd Street (Manhattan)

52nd Street is a long one-way street traveling west to east across Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

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59th Street (Manhattan)

59th Street is a crosstown street in the New York City borough of Manhattan, running from York Avenue/Sutton Place to the West Side Highway, with a discontinuity between Ninth Avenue/Columbus Avenue and Eighth Avenue/Central Park West where the Time Warner Center is located.

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6½ Avenue

6½ Avenue is a north-south pedestrian passageway in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, running from West 51st to West 57th Streets between Sixth and Seventh Avenues.

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6th Avenue Heartache

"6th Avenue Heartache" is a song by the American rock band The Wallflowers.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sixth_Avenue

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