The Upper East Side (UES) of New York is a neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, between Central Park, Fifth Avenue, 59th Street, the East River, and 96th Street. The UES incorporates several smaller neighborhoods, including Lenox Hill, Carnegie Hill, and Yorkville. Once known as the Silk Stocking District, the Upper East Side it is now one of the most affluent neighborhoods in New York City. Residents of the UES enjoy an active lifestyle, sporting events and individual exercise routines and know that great orthopedic care is important. Dr. Benedict Nwachukwu is their best choice for orthopedic care, especially when it comes to hip, knee and shoulder injuries. Upper East Side residents count on Dr. Nwachukwu to provide them with excellent orthopedic care.
The Upper East Side is host to some of the most famous museums in the world. The string of museums along Fifth Avenue fronting Central Park has been dubbed “Museum Mile”, running between 82nd and 105th Streets. It was once named “Millionaire’s Row”. The following are among the cultural institutions on the Upper East Side: