34th Street (Manhattan)

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34th Street is a major crosstown street in the New York City borough of Manhattan.wikipedia
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Empire State Building

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Several notable buildings are located directly along 34th Street, including the Empire State Building, Macy's Herald Square, and Javits Center.
The site of the Empire State Building, located on the west side of Fifth Avenue between West 33rd and 34th Streets, was originally part of an early 18th century farm.

Select Bus Service

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The street hosts the crosstown M34/M34A bus routes and contains several subway stops.
Four bus priority corridors were also identified for implementation or expansion (three in Manhattan, one in the Bronx): Madison Avenue (expansion), Fifth Avenue, 34th Street, and Webster Avenue.

West Side Highway

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It runs the width of Manhattan Island from West Side Highway on the West Side to the FDR Drive on the East Side. At the west end of the street one finds the Hudson River, the West Midtown Ferry Terminal, the West 30th Street Heliport, the Hudson River Greenway, the West Side Highway, and the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York City's main convention center.
It passes just west of the Javits Center from 34th Street to 38th Street and over the Lincoln Tunnel at 39th Street.

Queens–Midtown Tunnel

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34th Street is used as a crosstown artery between New Jersey to the west and Queens to the east, connecting the Lincoln Tunnel to New Jersey with the Queens Midtown Tunnel to Long Island.
One ramp continues westbound to 37th Street, while two more extend south to 34th Street and north to 41st Street along Tunnel Exit Street.

Pennsylvania Station (New York City)

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Other structures, such as Pennsylvania Station, are located within one block of 34th Street.
In 1901, PRR president Alexander Cassatt announced the railroad's plan to enter New York City by tunneling under the Hudson and building a grand station on the West Side of Manhattan south of 34th Street.

Fifth Avenue

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To create exclusive lanes for buses, the street would be converted to one-way westbound operation west of Sixth Avenue and one-way eastbound operation east of Fifth Avenue; a pedestrian plaza would be created between Fifth and Sixth avenues.
The first commercial building on Fifth Avenue was erected by Benjamin Altman who bought the corner lot on the northeast corner of 34th Street in 1896, and demolished the "Marble Palace" of his arch-rival, A. T. Stewart.

Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan

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On the West Side, 34th Street is in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood, at the north end of the West Side Yard.
It is traditionally considered to be bordered by 34th Street to the south, 59th Street to the north, Eighth Avenue to the east, and the Hudson River to the west.

Javits Center

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Several notable buildings are located directly along 34th Street, including the Empire State Building, Macy's Herald Square, and Javits Center. At the west end of the street one finds the Hudson River, the West Midtown Ferry Terminal, the West 30th Street Heliport, the Hudson River Greenway, the West Side Highway, and the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York City's main convention center.
The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, commonly known as the Javits Center, is a large convention center located on Eleventh Avenue, between 34th and 40th streets, in Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan, New York City.

B&H Photo Video

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On Ninth is B&H Photo Video, a large retailer of photographic and electronic equipment.
B&H Photo Video, founded in 1973 and located at 420 Ninth Avenue on the corner of West 34th Street and 9th Avenue in Manhattan, New York City, is the largest non-chain photo and video equipment retailer in the United States.

Lincoln Tunnel

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34th Street is used as a crosstown artery between New Jersey to the west and Queens to the east, connecting the Lincoln Tunnel to New Jersey with the Queens Midtown Tunnel to Long Island.
Between Ninth and Tenth Avenues, the approach would then split in two directions with one roadway going south to 34th Street and the other going north to 42nd Street.

FDR Drive

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It runs the width of Manhattan Island from West Side Highway on the West Side to the FDR Drive on the East Side. At the riverbank are the FDR Drive, the East River Greenway for bicycling to the south end of Manhattan, a small parking lot for New York University, the East 34th Street Ferry Landing (NY Waterway, SeaStreak), and the East 34th Street Heliport.
The northbound exit, labeled exit 8, serves 34th Street in Murray Hill, which is located four blocks north; the FDR Drive service road curves underneath the main highway until 36th Street.

Macy's Herald Square

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Several notable buildings are located directly along 34th Street, including the Empire State Building, Macy's Herald Square, and Javits Center. Between Seventh Avenue and Broadway, one will find Macy's, the famous department store immortalized in the Christmas movie Miracle on 34th Street.
In 1902, the flagship store moved uptown to Herald Square at 34th Street and Broadway, so far north of the other main dry goods emporia that it had to offer a steam wagonette to transport customers from 14th Street to 34th Street.

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

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The annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade ends on 34th Street.
In New York, the employees marched to Macy's flagship store on 34th Street dressed in vibrant costumes.

Tenth Avenue (Manhattan)

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Until 2017 the southwest corner at Tenth Avenue had McDonald's with a drive-thru and a small parking lot, a rarity in Manhattan.
The Hudson River Railroad's West Side Line ran along Tenth Avenue from its intersection with West Street to the upper city station at 34th Street, after which it veered to Eleventh Avenue; the line was completed to Peekskill, New York in 1849.

Commissioners' Plan of 1811

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The street was designated by the Commissioners' Plan of 1811 that established the Manhattan street grid as one of 15 east-west streets that would be 100 ft in width (while other streets were designated as 60 ft in width).
Fifteen crosstown streets were designated as 100 ft wide: 14th, 23rd, 34th, 42nd, 57th, 72nd, 79th, 86th, 96th, 106th, 116th, 125th, 135th, 145th and 155th Streets.

Broadway (Manhattan)

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Between Seventh Avenue and Broadway, one will find Macy's, the famous department store immortalized in the Christmas movie Miracle on 34th Street.
Broadway became one-way from Columbus Circle south to Herald Square (34th Street) on March 10, 1957, in conjunction with Sixth Avenue becoming one-way from Herald Square north to 59th Street and Seventh Avenue becoming one-way from 59th Street south to Times Square (where it crosses Broadway).

Herald Square

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East of Herald Square and the hectic shopping district, the influence of the East Side and the sedate corporate office towers of the neighborhoods Kips Bay and Murray Hill starts to take hold.
Herald Square is formed by the intersection of Broadway, Sixth Avenue (officially named Avenue of the Americas), and 34th Street in the borough of Manhattan in New York City.

Kips Bay, Manhattan

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East of Herald Square and the hectic shopping district, the influence of the East Side and the sedate corporate office towers of the neighborhoods Kips Bay and Murray Hill starts to take hold.
It is roughly bounded by East 34th Street to the north, the East River to the east, East 27th Street to the south, and Third Avenue to the west.

Murray Hill, Manhattan

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East of Herald Square and the hectic shopping district, the influence of the East Side and the sedate corporate office towers of the neighborhoods Kips Bay and Murray Hill starts to take hold.
The city's Landmarks Preservation Commission has described Murray Hill's boundaries as roughly 34th Street on the south, 40th Street on the north, Fifth Avenue on the west, and Third Avenue on the east.

Miracle on 34th Street

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Between Seventh Avenue and Broadway, one will find Macy's, the famous department store immortalized in the Christmas movie Miracle on 34th Street.
He does so well he is hired to play Santa at Macy's flagship New York City store on 34th Street.

Queens

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34th Street is used as a crosstown artery between New Jersey to the west and Queens to the east, connecting the Lincoln Tunnel to New Jersey with the Queens Midtown Tunnel to Long Island.
New York Water Taxi operates service across the East River from Hunters Point in Long Island City to Manhattan at 34th Street and south to Pier 11 at Wall Street.

Manhattan

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34th Street is a major crosstown street in the New York City borough of Manhattan.
Fifteen crosstown streets were designated as 100 ft wide, including 34th, 42nd, 57th and 125th Streets, which became some of the borough's most significant transportation and shopping venues.

Manhattan Waterfront Greenway

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At the west end of the street one finds the Hudson River, the West Midtown Ferry Terminal, the West 30th Street Heliport, the Hudson River Greenway, the West Side Highway, and the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York City's main convention center. At the riverbank are the FDR Drive, the East River Greenway for bicycling to the south end of Manhattan, a small parking lot for New York University, the East 34th Street Ferry Landing (NY Waterway, SeaStreak), and the East 34th Street Heliport.
This runs along the East Side, from Battery Park and past South Street Seaport to a dead end at 125th Street, East Harlem with a 1.3 mi gap from 34th to 60th streets in Midtown where pedestrians use busy First and Second Avenues to get around United Nations Headquarters between the Upper East Side and Kips Bay portions of the Greenway.

East 34th Street Ferry Landing

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At the riverbank are the FDR Drive, the East River Greenway for bicycling to the south end of Manhattan, a small parking lot for New York University, the East 34th Street Ferry Landing (NY Waterway, SeaStreak), and the East 34th Street Heliport.
It is located east of the FDR Drive just north of East 34th Street in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

Congregation Beth Israel West Side Jewish Center

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Congregation Beth Israel West Side Jewish Center is an Orthodox congregation located at 347 West 34th Street, Manhattan, New York, in the Garment District, near Penn Station.