Fifth Avenue is a noteworthy lane in the district of Manhattan in New York City, United States. It extends from West 143rd Street in Harlem to Washington Square North at Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village.
It is viewed as a standout amongst the most costly and exquisite roads in the world.The bring down extend of Fifth Avenue broadened the sleek neighborhood of Washington Square northwards.
The high status of Fifth Avenue was affirmed in 1862, when Caroline Schermerhorn Astor settled on the southwest corner of 34th Street, and the start of the finish of its rule as a private road was symbolized by the erection, in 1893, of the Astoria Hotel on the site of her home, later connected to its neighbor as the Waldorf– Astoria Hotel .
Fifth Avenue is the focal scene in Edith Wharton's 1920 Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Age of Innocence. The novel portrays New York's social tip top in the 1870s and gives recorded setting to Fifth Avenue and New York's distinguished families.