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86th Street (Manhattan)

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86th Street
German Broadway
Lexington Avenue & 86th Street; Manhattan.jpg
A building at the corner of 86th Street and Lexington Avenue, which has since been demolished
Maintained by NYCDOT
Length 1.6 mi[1] (2.6 km)
Width 100 feet (30.48 m)
Location Manhattan
Postal code 10024 (west), 10028 (east)
Coordinates 40°46′40″N 73°57′06″W / 40.777877°N 73.951741°W / 40.777877; -73.951741
West end Riverside Drive in Upper West Side
East end East End Avenue in Yorkville
North 87th Street
South 85th Street
Commissioned 1811

86th Street is a major two-way street in the Upper East Side and Upper West Side of the New York City borough of Manhattan. It runs in two major sections: between East End and Fifth Avenues on the Upper East Side, and between Central Park West and Riverside Drive on the Upper West Side. The western segment feeds into the 86th Street transverse across Central Park, which connects to East 84th and 85th Streets on the eastern side.

On the West Side its continuous cliff-wall of apartment blocks including The Belnord is broken by two contrasting landmarked churches at prominent corner sites, the Tuscan Renaissance Saints Paul and Andrew United Methodist Church at the corner of West End Avenue, and the rusticated brownstone Romanesque Revival West-Park Presbyterian Church at the corner of Amsterdam Avenue.


"Blackwells Island, East River, from Eighty Sixth Street", Currier & Ives, 1862: the villa overlooking the river had belonged to John Jacob Astor
"Blackwells Island, East River, from Eighty Sixth Street", Currier & Ives, 1862: the villa overlooking the river had belonged to John Jacob Astor

The street was designated by the Commissioners' Plan of 1811 as one of 15 east-west streets that would be 100 feet (30 m) in width (while other streets were designated as 60 feet (18 m) in width).[2]

Until the years following World War II, Yorkville on the East Side was a predominantly German community, and East 86th Street was nicknamed the German Broadway.[3] The early settlement originally clustered around the 86th Street stop of the New York and Harlem Railroad. Since the late 1980s, nearly all distinctly German shops have disappeared, apart from a few restaurants on Second Avenue. The street was commonly considered a boundary for public utilities. For example, different telephone exchanges at East 79th and 97th Streets served the north and south sides of the street. Local number portability in the early 21st century allowed transferring phone numbers to either side.

A sunken street through Central Park, the 86th Street transverse, connects West 86th Street with eastbound East 84th Street and westbound East 85th Street.[4] Miners Gate provides pedestrian access to the park at East 86th, and Mariners Gate at West 85th.


The M86 Select Bus Service bus serves the street. Until the 1950s, the Second Avenue and Third Avenue elevated lines served 86th Street on the East Side.

The New York and Harlem Railroad used to operate an 86th Street rail line which ran on the surface from Central Park West, through Central Park and on to York Avenue. The line then turned north and terminated at the Astoria Ferry landing at 92nd Street.[5]

It is currently served by the following New York City Subway stations:

The New York Central Railroad's 86th Street station previously existed on Park Avenue, which now carries the Park Avenue main line of the Metro-North Railroad. The station opened in 1876.[7][8] The station was last listed on the May 20, 1901 timetable and was left off the June 23, 1901 timetable.[9][10] An emergency exit is the only vestige of the station's existence.

The 86th Street Theatre near Third Avenue has been demolished
The 86th Street Theatre near Third Avenue has been demolished

Notable residents



See also



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