The Real Deal New York

57th Street retail on the rise

Dowdy Midtown strip gains buzzed-about restaurants, retail

From the November issue: With developers seemingly locked in a contest to build the tallest condo tower on 57th Street, many eyes have focused upward. But the busy 15-block stretch of Midtown, which for much of the 20th century was known for art galleries, is experiencing notable changes on the sidewalk level, too. [more]