More info: Fifth Avenue in Manhattan stretches north from Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village to West 143rd Street in Harlem.
Fifth Avenue is one of the most expensive shopping streets in the world. The most important shopping area on Fifth Avenue is located near Central Park where you find high-end stores like Armani and Cartier. Fifth Avenue is also known as Millionaire's Row. Some of the most coveted real estate on Fifth Avenue are the penthouses perched atop the buildings.
A section of Fifth Avenue running from 82nd to 110th Streets, is also called Museum Mile due to the large number of museums there.
Fifth Avenue is the traditional route for many celebratory parades in New York City. The longest running parade is the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade.