Fifth Avenue

One of the main thoroughfares of Manhattan.

Note

The avenue is known for its fashionable shops.

Note

Fifth Avenue separates the East Side of Manhattan from the West Side.
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  • No; but I can tell the time by the clock in front of the Fifth-avenue Hotel.

    The Telegraph Boy

    Horatio Alger, Jr.

  • Mr. Minor owned a Fifth-avenue palace, and Mrs. Minor never came to Yerbury without her maid.

    Hope Mills

    Amanda M. Douglas

  • Certainly, the concluding sentence shows that the writer is unacquainted with the Fifth-Avenue Fragilla.

  • One day Frank was summoned to a fashionable boarding-house in a side street above the Fifth-avenue hotel.

    The Telegraph Boy

    Horatio Alger, Jr.

  • General Penfrit occupied his customary chair by a Fifth-avenue window, and the newcomer smiled with pleasure to find him there.

    Destiny

    Charles Neville Buck