Home to some of the most famous hotels in New York City, this luxurious neighborhood spans the length of the southern end of Central Park, a mere 3 blocks. The famous hotels include the flagship Ritz-Carlton and The Plaza Hotel.
What the neighborhood may lack in acreage, it more than makes up for in glamour. With its stunning views of Central Park and coveted location, it has been some of the most desirable real estate in all of New York since the mid 1800s.
Along with the finest high-end shops from Bergdorf’s to Apple, you’ll find several Michelin Stars, all within walking distance.
Masa. Chef Masa Takayama’s restaurant has earned 3 Michelin Stars and is considered one of the finest establishments for Japanese cuisine in America. Serving only omakase (chef’s choice) meals, it is one of the most expensive sushi restaurants worldwide. Located at 10 Columbus Circle.
The Paris Theatre. The last single screen movie theater in America, was opened by Marlene Dietrich in 1948. It’s considered a New York icon and cultural landmark. A favorite of David Bowie’s, the theater is a piece of American history. But, you might want to hurry, there have been recent rumors that the fate of The Paris Theatre may soon follow its brethren. Located at 4 W 58th St.
What You Might See
Get pampered at La Prairie Spa at the Ritz-Carlton. If you’re hanging out in Central Park South, you’re there for luxury. Few places do it better than La Prairie Spa. From world famous facials to expert massages, there’s no way you don’t walk out of here renewed and rejuvenated.
What’s In The Future
Central Park South is the neighborhood people dream about. There is no shortage of people who aspire to live within its immensely exclusive confines. And with the increase in hotels welcoming permanent residents, there just may be an opening for you.
What You Might Not Know
Hallett Nature Sanctuary. Closed for nearly 90 years, the four-acre sanctuary, located in the southeast corner of Central Park, was restored and reopened in 2013. It is now open to the public. Guided tours are also available.
What We Love
If you’re looking for sophistication and prestige, you’re looking for Central Park South. It is one of the most envied neighborhoods for an elite clientele. Unsurpassed in shopping, gastronomy, or amenities, close to captivating nightlife venues and cultural touchstones, Central Park South is otherworldly.