West 57 Street, East 57 Street

Direction:
East/West
Western Terminus:
12 Avenue (NY 9A) in Manhattan
Eastern Terminus:
Dead end in Manhattan
Distance:
2.01 miles
Counties:
New York

57 Street is a major east/west street in Manhattan, extending from 12 Avenue (NY 9A) to a dead end just east of Sutton Place. It is the northernmost major east/west route in Manhattan south of Central Park. It is known as West 57 Street to the west of 5 Avenue and as East 57 Street to the east. The entire length is a four-lane undivided road with traffic lights. Near the eastern end, there is an entrance to the upper level of the Queensboro Bridge (NY 25).

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