52nd Street (Manhattan)

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52nd Street is a 1.9 mi long one-way street traveling west to east across Midtown Manhattan, New York City.wikipedia
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Nat Jaffe

In its heyday from 1930 through the early 1950s, 52nd Street clubs hosted such jazz legends as Miles Davis, Harry Gibson, Dizzy Gillespie, Billie Holiday, Nat Jaffe, Marian McPartland, Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, Louis Prima, Art Tatum, Fats Waller, Trummy Young, and many more.
Upon his return to the U.S., he began playing jazz music, working with Noel Francis, the Emery Deutsch Orchestra, and as a soloist on 52nd Street.

Harry Gibson

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In its heyday from 1930 through the early 1950s, 52nd Street clubs hosted such jazz legends as Miles Davis, Harry Gibson, Dizzy Gillespie, Billie Holiday, Nat Jaffe, Marian McPartland, Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, Louis Prima, Art Tatum, Fats Waller, Trummy Young, and many more.
Between 1939 and 1945, he played at Manhattan jazz clubs on 52nd Street ("Swing Street"), most notably the Three Deuces, run by Irving Alexander, and Leon and Eddie's run by Leon Enkin and Eddie Davis.

List of compositions by Thelonious Monk

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In fact, a tune called "52nd Street Theme" by Thelonious Monk became a bebop anthem and jazz standard.
It quickly became popular as an opening and closing tune on the clubs on 52nd Street on Manhattan where Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker played.

Birdland (New York jazz club)

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The venue for the original Birdland at 1674 Broadway (between 52nd & 53rd), which came into existence in 1949, is now a "gentlemen's club."
The original Birdland, which was located at 1678 Broadway, just north of West 52nd Street in Manhattan, was closed in 1965 due to increased rents, but it re-opened for one night in 1979.

21 Club

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21 Club, 21 W 52 (1929-present, only one left)
The 21 Club, often simply 21, is an American traditional cuisine restaurant and former prohibition-era speakeasy, located at 21 West 52nd Street in New York City.

Onyx Club

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The Onyx Club was a jazz club located on West 52nd Street in New York City.

Famous Door

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The Famous Door was a jazz club on New York's 52nd Street.

Jimmy Ryan's

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Jimmy Ryan's, 53 W 52 (1934–1962)
Jimmy Ryan's was a jazz club in New York City, USA, located at 53 West 52nd Street from 1934 to 1962 and 154 West 54th Street from 1962–1983.

Billie Holiday

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In its heyday from 1930 through the early 1950s, 52nd Street clubs hosted such jazz legends as Miles Davis, Harry Gibson, Dizzy Gillespie, Billie Holiday, Nat Jaffe, Marian McPartland, Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, Louis Prima, Art Tatum, Fats Waller, Trummy Young, and many more.
In 1943, a flamboyant male torch singer, Willie Dukes, began singing "Lover Man" on 52nd Street.

Kelly's Stables (New York City)

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Kelly's Stable, 137 W 52
Kelly’s Stables, also referred to as Kelly’s Stable, was a jazz club on Manhattan's 52nd Street in New York City, opened by jazz band leader Bert Kelly.

DeWitt Clinton Park

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DeWitt Clinton Park is a 5.8 acre New York City public park in the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City, between West 52nd and West 54th Streets, and Eleventh and Twelfth Avenues.

August Wilson Theatre

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August Wilson Theatre (north)
The August Wilson Theatre, located at 245 West 52nd Street in Midtown Manhattan, is a Broadway theatre.

Neil Simon Theatre

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Neil Simon Theatre (south)
The Neil Simon Theatre, formerly the Alvin Theatre, is a Broadway venue built in 1927 and located at 250 West 52nd Street in the Theater District of Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

Gallagher's Steakhouse

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Gallagher's Steak House (south)
Gallaghers Steakhouse, a steakhouse restaurant located at 228 West 52nd Street in the Theater District in Manhattan in New York City, was founded in November 1927 by Helen Gallagher, a former Ziegfeld girl, and wife of Edward Gallagher (1873–1929), and Jack Solomon, a colorful gambler with a large loyal following from the sporting element.

133rd Street (Manhattan)

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Following the repeal of Prohibition in 1933, 52nd Street replaced 133rd street as "Swing Street" of the city.
One of the last clubs to stay open was Pod's and Jerry's, which was renamed "The Log Cabin" in 1933, and stayed open until about 1948-9, long after 52nd Street had replaced 133rd Street as the "Swing street".

AXA Equitable Center

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AXA Center, 54-floor, 752 ft office tower opened in 1986 (south)
The AXA Equitable Center (originally The Equitable Tower or Equitable Center West) is an American 752-foot (229.3 m)-tall skyscraper, located at 787 Seventh Avenue between 51st and 52nd Streets in Manhattan, New York City.

CBS Building

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CBS Building, headquarters of the network and popularly referred to as "Black Rock" (north)
Located at 51 West 52nd Street at the corner of Sixth Avenue (Avenue of the Americas), the Eero Saarinen designed building opened in 1965.

666 Fifth Avenue

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666 Fifth Avenue (north)
666 Fifth Avenue is a 41-story office building on Fifth Avenue between 52nd and 53rd Streets in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

Paley Center for Media

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Paley Center for the Media (north)
The New York City branch is in the heart of Midtown Manhattan at 25 West 52nd Street between 5th and 6th Avenues.

650 Fifth Avenue

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650 Fifth Avenue (south) 36-story, 492 ft office tower completed in 1978
650 Fifth Avenue (earlier known as the Piaget Building and the Pahlavi Foundation Building) is a 36-story 150 m building on the edge of Rockefeller Center on 52nd Street in New York City.

Seagram Building

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Seagram Building, 38-floor, 515 ft building completed in 1958 that is home to the Four Seasons Restaurant
The Seagram Building is a skyscraper, located at 375 Park Avenue, between 52nd Street and 53rd Street in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.

Flatotel Hotel

Flatotel New York City, 46-floor, 475 ft Flatotel that opened in 1992 and is the street's(north)
It opened in 1991 at 135 West 52nd Street in Midtown Manhattan, and went out of business in 2013 after being foreclosed.

Olympic Tower

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Olympic Tower (south)
It is between East 51st Street and East 52nd Street.

The Four Seasons Restaurant

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Seagram Building, 38-floor, 515 ft building completed in 1958 that is home to the Four Seasons Restaurant
Until 2016, it was located at 99 East 52nd Street, in the Seagram Building in Midtown Manhattan.

345 Park Avenue

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345 Park Avenue, 44-story, 634 ft building completed in 1969 (south)
345 Park Avenue is a 634 ft skyscraper in the Midtown neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City that occupies a full city block with the front on Park Avenue, the back on Lexington Avenue, between 51st and 52nd Streets.