The Upper East Side boasts some of the most sought after real estate in New York City. The famed attractions and artistic institutions that line Fifth Ave. (such as Central Park and Museum Mile) add to the cultural and real estate value of the neighborhood. Aside from bordering Central Park, the Upper East Side is also home to Carl Shurz Park, home of Gracie Mansion? the residence of the Mayor of the City of New York.
The Upper East Side offers an array of luxury living options, including doorman and walk up buildings, luxury high rises and quaint townhouses. The Upper East Side also boasts some of the best high end shopping in the city, excellent schools and a conservative atmosphere. A highly residential area of the city, the Upper East Side has innumerable restaurants and neighborhood nooks. Residents enjoy a quite neighborhood that is easily linked to the rest of the city by public transportation.