AALTO57

 

With the East River in one direction and Central Park in the other, aalto57 is at the nexus of Manhattan’s most elite Midtown neighborhood. The best of art, shopping, dining, and more surround the building’s coveted corner at 57th Street and Second avenue, with New York City’s best just steps from its front doors. With all that aalto57’s backyard has to offer, you might just never want to leave.

 
 

 
 

DINING & NIGHTLIFE

AMERICAN CUT MIDTOWN
109 East 56th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues
Modern steakhouse from Marc Forgione serving classic fare update with NYC twists in posh surrounds.

DANIEL
60 East 65th Street between Park and Madison Avenues
Daniel Boulud's elegant French flagship where jackets are required and expense accounts come in handy

BILL'S TOWNHOUSE
57 East 54th Street between Park and Madison Avenues
Eatery in a vintage space offering upscale American classics and a bar with weeknight piano music.

MR. CHOW
324 East 57th Street near Second Avenue
Elegant Chinese restaurant, around since 1979 and still considered to be a scene.

VAUCLUSE
100 East 63rd Street between Park and Madison Avenues
Classy French option serving brasserie classics and a signature burger in an elegant space with a bar.

AVRA MADISON ESTIATORIO
16 East 60th Street between Madison and Fifth Avenues
Upscale Greek seafood eatery with fresh fish by the pound, villa decor & expansive outdoor seating

NOBU 57
40 West 57th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues
Sleep Japanese-Peruvian spot from Nobu Matsushisa frequented by business types and celebs

SUSHI SEKI UES
1143 First Avenue between 62nd and 63rd Streets
Sushi comes in a variety of forms at this upmarket Japanese venue with tight quarters and late hours.

THE POLO BAR
1 East 55th Street near Fifth Avenue
Handsome American restaurant by designer Ralph Lauren, serving classic dishes, bar bites and drinks.


 
 

ARTS & CULTURE

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
11 West 53rd Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues
Works from van Gogh to Warhol and beyond, along with a sculpture garden, two cafes and a restaurant.

ST PATRICK'S CATHEDRAL
Fifth Avenue at 51st Street
Towering Neo-Gothic church from 1879 with twin spires & storied history opposite Rockefeller Center.

SOCIETY OF ILLUSTRATORS
128 East 63rd Street between Lexington and Park Avenues
Hip gallery exhibiting illustrative works and providing drawing classes, with a members-only eatery.

GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL
89 E 42nd Street at Park Avenue
Iconic train station known for its grand facade & main concourse, also offering shops & dining.

CHRYSLER BUILDING
405 Lexington Avenue at 42nd Street
Shimmering art deco skyscraper from 1930 whose spire once made it the world's tallest building.

UNITED NATIONS
42nd Street at the FDR Drive
18-acre complex on the East River where 193 member-nations participate in international diplomacy


 
 

HEALTH & WELLNESS

THE PENINSULA SPA
700 5th Avenue at 55th Street
An full-service urban retreat above the bustle of midtown.

FLYWHEEL/FLYBARRE
203 East 60th Street near Third Avenue
Indoor cycling class with proprietary tech-packs on each bike.

PHYSIQUE 57
24 West 57th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues
An innovative and modern take on barre classes.

BUMBLE & BUMBLE.
146 East 56th Street between Third and Lexington Avenues
Salon in an original, classic east-side townhouse with bustling vibe.

SOULCYCLE
240 East 54th Street between Second and Third Avenues
Indoor cycling, reinvented.

L. RAPHAEL BEAUTY SPA
57 East 57th Street between Madison and Park Avenues
Comprehensive spa inside the Four Seasons Hotel.

SLT PILATES
41 West 57th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues
Heart pumping, calorie-burning and total body, pilates workout.

EQUINOX
817 Lexington Avenue at East 63rd Street
Luxury fitness company with world-class personal trainers, group fitness classics and spas.

ELIZABETH ARDEN RED DOOR SPA
663 Fifth Avenue between 52nd and 53rd Streets
Holistic approach to skincare and promotes the legendary technique of Elizabeth Arden.


 
 

HOTELS

THE WALDORF ASTORIA
301 Park Avenue between 49th and 50th Streets
Luxe 1931 art deco landmark featuring refined quarters, a renowned spa & high-end dining.

THE PENINSULA HOTEL
700 Fifth Avenue at 55th Street
Period pick with high-end rooms, free WiFi & a trendy rooftop bar with city views.

THE FOUR SEASONS
57 East 57th Street at Park Avenue
Chic, refined rooms with free Wi-Fi & marble baths in a posh tower with a spa, gym & swanky bar.

THE ST. REGIS
2 East 55th Street at Fifth Avenue
Luxury hotel offering glamorous quarters with butler service, plus a lounge/bar with fine dining. 


NEIGHBORHOOD NECESSITIES

MARKETS

WHOLE FOODS
226 East 57th Street between Second and Third Avenues

MORTON WILLIAMS SUPERMARKET
908 Second Avenue between 48th and 49th Streets

D'AGOSTINO
966 First Avenue between 53rd and 54th Streets

POST OFFICE

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT STATION POST OFFICE
909 Third Avenue between 54th and 55th Streets

WINE

AMBASSADOR WINE & SPIRITS
1020 Second Avenue at 54th Street

SUTTON WINE SHOP
403 East 57th Street between Sutton Place and First Avenue

CRUSH WINE & SPIRITS
153 East 57th Street between Third and Lexington Avenues
*Luxury Attaché clients receive 10% off

ATM/BANK

CHASE
939 Third Avenue between 55th and 56th Streets

TD BANK
1031 First Avenue at 56th Street

BANK OF AMERICA
900 Third Avenue between 54th and 55th Streets

PHARMACY

DUANE READE
1052 First Avenue between 57th and 58th Streets

WALGREENS
100 Second Avenue at 53rd Street


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