NYC's Upper, Lower, and mid- East Sides

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Mon Jan 7 16:18:40 UTC 2013

Where did New Yorkers use to place, and where do they now place --

the Upper East Side?  Do I correctly remember a definition of "above
96th Street"?

the Lower East Side?  Below what?

the mid East Side?  And what term is used for that region?  (Aside
from "the fashionable East Side".)


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