York Avenue, and Sutton Place are the names of a relatively short north-south thoroughfare in the
Upper East Side of Manhattan, in New York City. York Avenue runs from 59th to 91st Streets
through eastern Lenox Hill and Yorkville on the Upper East Side Sutton Place and its southern
extension runs through their namesake neighborhood along the East Riverand south of
the Queensboro Bridge, with Sutton Place South running from 53rd to 57th Streets and Sutton Place
from 57th to 59th Streets. York avenue was named in 1928 to honor Sergeant Alvin C. York,
America’s most renowned World War I hero. It is now considered among New York City's most
affluent portion with its upscale apartments and sophisticated architecture.