New York Manhattan Address Locator
While navigating Manhattan NY might seem a bit confusing at first, its convenient grid system makes it easy for NYC tourists to locate any New York address, especially when using an NYC map. Numbered streets in Lower Manhattan begin around Washington Square Park, and travel all the way up to 218th St in Upper Manhattan and beyond. The streets of Manhattan run east to west, with avenues breaking them up north to south.
Whether you're riding the NYC subway, or telling your taxi cab driver where to drop you off, there are a few ways to locate just about any address in Manhattan.
Manhattan NY Address Chart
The skylight in the center of the Guggenheim museum
Knowing the address of your Manhattan destination doesn't guarantee you know where your going. If you have the avenue address number for your particular destination, there's a simple chart to help you locate which NYC street your destination is closest to.
- Take the address. (Example: Guggenheim Museum - 1071 Fifth Ave)
- Drop the last Figure. (Gugenheim Museum - 107)
- Use the chart below to determine what to do next. (For the Guggenheim, the Manhattan Address Chart Locator tells you to subtract 18 from 107, the number you got from step two.)
- The Guggenheim Museum is closest to 89th Street. (107-18=89)
Here is the helpful chart for locating your New York address in Manhattan:
|Ave A, B, C & D||Add 3|| ||1st Ave & 2nd Ave||Add 3|
|3rd Ave||Add 10|| ||4th Ave||Add 8|
|5th Ave|| || ||-up to 200||Add 13|
|-up to 400||Add 16|| ||-up to 600||Add 18|
|-up to 775||Add 20|| ||-from 775 to 1286||Drop last figure|
and subtract 18
|-up to 1500||Add 45|| ||-above 2000||Add 24|
|Ave of the Americas||Subtract 12|| ||7th Ave||Add 12|
|8th Ave||Add 10|| ||9th Ave||Add 13|
|10th Ave||Add 14|| ||Amsterdam Ave||Add 60|
|Broadway (23 to 192 St)||Subtract 30|| ||Columbus Ave||Add 60|
|Central Park West||Divide house # by 10|
and add 60
| ||Lexington Ave||Add 22|
|Madison Ave||Add 26|| ||Park Ave||Add 35|
|Riverside Dr.||Divide house # by 10|
and add 72 up to 165 St.
| ||West End Ave||Add 60|
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