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

Paul Johnston paul.johnston at WMICH.EDU
Mon Jan 7 20:41:28 UTC 2013

East Midtown to me.  And Upper East Side these days goes much farther down into the really toney area, maybe to 72nd, maybe even below that.  My sister, who lived on E. 57th,  lived in East Midtown.

Paul Johnston
On Jan 7, 2013, at 11:18 AM, Joel S. Berson wrote:

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> 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".)
> Joel
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