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Lenox Hill Neighborhood Guide


Lenox Hill spans the area from Fifth Avenue on the West to Lexington Avenue on the East, and East 77th Street to the North with East 61st to the South. It has a roughly triangular shape.


Lenox Hill is on Manhattan’s Upper East Side with much of it within the historic district. This is an upscale residential neighborhood that is just about as good as it gets. Posh boutiques along with museums, art galleries and parks means there is something nearby to do during the day, and on the weekends, out come all the successful young residents who mingle with visitors to create a crowded party scene. Public buses run along the streets of the perimeter, making it accessible to all other parts of Manhattan. Access Central Park via Fifth Avenue.


Stay in Lenox Hill if:

  • You’ve got plenty of spending money.
  • You have kids and want to mingle with the nannies out pushing strollers.
  • Accessibility to the rest of the city is important to you.



Lenox Hill Highlights

  • The Met - Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden – Eight furnished period rooms in a building more than 200 years old. Beautiful garden.
  • The Frick Collection – The collection of Industrialist Henry Clay Frick in his former mansion that evokes the splendor of days gone by. Wide variety of works.
  • Whitney Museum – Art by U.S. artists with a special focus on those still living.
  • Roosevelt Island Tram – Aerial tramway spans the East River connecting Roosevelt Island to mainland.
  • Central Park – You’ll be near Central Park Zoo
  • Asia Society and Museum – Discover Asia’s home in New York City.