17th Street


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17th Street is an east-west running street between First Avenue and Eleventh Avenue in the borough of Manhattan in New York City. 17th Street Traffic runs one way along the street, from east to west excepting the stretch between Broadway and Park Avenue South, where traffic runs in both directions.
17th Street forms the northern borders of both Union Square (between Broadway and Park Avenue South) and Stuyvesant Square.
Composer Antonín Dvořák's New York home was located at 327 East 17th Street, near Perlman Place. The 17th Street house was razed by Beth Israel Medical Center after it received approval of a 1991 application to demolish the house and replace it with an AIDS hospice.
Time Magazine was started at 141 East 17th Street.

17th Street Junctions
County Location Mile Roads intersected Notes
Union Square New York
Meatpacking District 0.00 Western terminus
0.08 10th Avenue
0.24 9th Avenue
Chelsea 0.42 8th Avenue
0.60 7th Avenue
0.76 6th Avenue
0.95 5th Avenue West 14th Street becomes East 14th Street
Gramercy 1.07 Union Square West/Broadway
1.16 Park Avenue South / Union Square East
1.26 Irving Place
1.36 3rd Avenue
1.44 Rutherford Place
1.49 2nd Avenue
1.54 Nathen D Perlman Place
1.63 1st Avenue Eastern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi