Upper East Side, New York City

Upper East Side

UPPER EAST SIDE

North-South boundary: E. 110th St. to E. 59th St.
East-West boundary: Fifth Ave. to Franklin D. Roosevelt Drive
Neighborhoods: Upper East Side, Lenox Hill, Yorkville, Carnegie Hill, parts of East Harlem

FEATURED EPISODES

Seasons: OneTwoThreeFourFiveSixSevenEightNine

Lee’s Market
1494 First Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 77th Street (6)
This was the bodega where Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David, wandering the aisles one day in the late 1980’s, came up with the groundbreaking concept of “a show about nothing” that translated into their hit series.

Bloomingdale’s
1000 Third Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Lexington Avenue – 59th Street (N,Q,R)
The Robbery
Elaine goes shopping at Bloomingdale’s waiting for Jerry’s shower to heat up, when the apartment is robbed.

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Westbury Hotel (NOW CLOSED)
15 E. 69th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 68th Street – Hunter College (6)
The Jacket
Where Jerry and George are stuck in the hotel lobby, in the world’s most awkward conversation with Elaine’s father Alton.

Roxanne’s Apartment
First Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Apartment
Roxanne’s apartment is on the marathon route, between 59th and 127th Sts. Jerry, Elaine and Jerry visit here for brunch and to watch the marathon.

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Smithers Clinic (NOW CLOSED)
William Goadby Loew House, 56 E. 93rd St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 96th Street (6)
The Pez Dispenser
Richie checks himself into the clinic after the intervention (specifically when he saw Jerry’s Pez dispenser), and becomes hooked on the candy.

Metropolitan Hospital Center
1901 First Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 96th Street (6)
The Suicide
Where Jerry’s neighbor Martin is checked in after his suicide attempt, and Newman spills the beans on Jerry and Gina’s relationship. Elaine begins seeing hallucinations due to fasting, and attacks Newman for a Drake’s coffee cake (the full-size one).

Catch A Rising Star (NOW CLOSED)
1487 First Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 77th Street (6)
The Boyfriend
Jerry invites Keith Hernandez to a show of his on the East side, likely at this regular club of Jerry’s in the early 1990’s.

Keith Hernandez’s apartment
Upper East Side, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Boyfriend
Keith mentions to Jerry that he lives on the East Side, and later has the audacity to ask Jerry to help him move, even though he has a ton of complicated furniture, and lives in a three-storey brownstone with no elevator.

Fitzpatrick’s
1641 Second Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 86th Street (4,5,6)
The Boyfriend
Elaine goes on a date with Keith Hernandez, who talks about Game 6 of the 1986 World Series, and whether he can reach “home plate” with her.

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Russell Dalrymple’s condo
1125 Park Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 86th Street (4,5,6)
The Watch
George barges in on Russell and a date having dinner, getting the pilot back for $8000, $5000 below the original offer. This is the same building exterior as Beth’s apartment in “The Wait Out,” and Heather’s apartment in “The Chicken Roaster.”

Metropolitan Hospital Center
1901 First Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 96th Street (6)
The Contest
Estelle is checked in here after she throws out her back from falling in shock of seeing George pleasure himself, and where George discovers the beautiful patient next door.

Catch A Rising Star (NOW CLOSED)
1487 First Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 77th Street (6)
The Movie
Jerry misses his set slot due to his delayed taxi, and his slot is given to Pat Buckles. Catch A Rising Star moved from this location to 253 W. 28th St. in the late 1990s, as shown in “The Butter Shave.”

Russell Dalrymple’s condo
1125 Park Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 86th Street (4,5,6)
The Shoes
Where George “got a good look” at Russell’s daughter, Molly’s, cleavage, thus putting a major hamper on the pilot’s survival. Jerry: “There was cleavage in the area! It’s a reflex, cleavage-poke!” This is the same building exterior as Beth’s apartment in “The Wait Out,” and Heather’s apartment in “The Chicken Roaster.”

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Westbury Hotel (NOW CLOSED)
15 E. 69th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 68th Street – Hunter College (6)
The Barber
Elaine hosts her bachelor auction here, being forced to resort to Kramer as a bachelor after Jerry’s awful haircut forces him out as a participant.

Metropolitan Museum Of Art
1000 Fifth Ave., New York, NEW YORK
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nearest subway: 86th Street (4,5,6)
The Raincoats
Aaron takes Helen and Morty on a behind the scenes tour…conspicuously without Elaine. Morty believes Monet had to be near-sighted, and was painting without his glasses (Jerry: “he’s from the impressionist school…you know, Monet, Manet, Tippy-Tippy-Day-Day”). Also where Aaron claims Helen responded to Renoir and how he painted children.

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New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center
525 E. 68th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 68th Street – Hunter College (6)
The Couch
Kramer visits Poppie after his breakdown at the restaurant, giving gifts of chili and wine from Jerry and Elaine to him, which he quickly dismisses as hazardous to his health.

Bloomingdale’s
1000 Third Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Lexington Avenue – 59th Street (N,Q,R)
The Soup
Kelly tells Elaine and Jerry that Bloomingdale’s ordered her funky hairclips, so she no longer needs to work as a waitress at Monk’s Café.

Nilo Cleaners (now Carlton Cleaners)
1173 Lexington Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 77th Street (6)
The Secretary
Jerry drops off his hound’s tooth jacket and mother’s fur coat for storage…but it ends up being worn by his dry cleaner Willy and his wife Donna.

Barneys New York
660 Madison Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 5th Avenue – 59th Street (N,Q,R)
The Secretary
Elaine buys a dress she finds stunning, but at home, looked like she was “carrying twins,” apparently due to “skinny mirrors.” She later wears a dress out on the street, looking for a “non-partisan” mirror, and is forced to buy because of salt stains she tracks on the dress. Kramer goes to buy super hydrating, triple action total protection moisturizer with UVA, but it spills inside his suit and smudges out Uma Thurman’s number (“wait till Uma smells this UVA”). Kramer later sells his suit to Bania for $300, but has nothing to wear out of the store.

Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 86th Street (4,5,6)
The Race
George tells Lois he is the architect that created the new addition to the Guggenheim.

Beach Café
1326 Second Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 68th Street – Hunter College (6)
The Switch
Babs Kramer works here as a matron…and reveals Kramer’s first name for the first time in front of George. George later tries bribing her to spy on Nina, but backfires when Babs quits to go into business with her son.

Manhattan East Dental Plaza
225 E. 64th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Lexington Avenue – 63rd Street (F)
The Jimmy
Dr. Whatley’s “adults only” dentist office is here, where he provides adult magazines in his waiting room. Jerry is put under…and may or may not have been sexually harassed. Kramer is later put under…and the Novocaine makes him appear mentally handicapped. This is the same location as the “Manhattan East Medical Offices” from “The Fusilli Jerry,” but the building name and address were altered.

New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center
525 E. 68th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 68th Street – Hunter College (6)
The Fusilli Jerry
Where Estelle gets her “eye job” done, and Kramer gives her a ride home (where he may or may not have “stopped short” with her). Thanks to the “Assman” plate, Kramer gets to park in the doctor’s lot, being a respected proctologist and all.

Manhattan East Medical Offices
225 E. 64th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Lexington Avenue – 63rd Street (F)
The Fusilli Jerry
Where Frank visits Dr. Cooperman for his “million-to-one shot” proctological exam to remove the “fusilli Jerry.”

Upper East Side
New York, NEW YORK

The Face Painter
Kramer claims that if Jerry does not want to thank Alec for the Ranger tickets, and thus be a part of society, “why don’t you just get in your car and move to the East Side!?!”

Ruby Nail Salon (NOW CLOSED)
1179 Lexington Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 77th Street (6)
The Understudy
Elaine hires Frank to secretly translate her gossipy Korean estheticians, and Frank finds Kim, his lost love, but she dumps him when he tries stopping short. The sign on the set across from the salon has the address reading 449 Columbus Ave., but the establishing shot features Lexington Ave.

New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center
525 E. 68th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 68th Street – Hunter College (6)
The Understudy
Where Bette stays to recover from George’s collision during their softball game, and where Kramer comes to stay with her, and present her with “Macaroni Midler.”

JoJo
160 E. 64th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Lexington Avenue – 63rd Street (F)
The Understudy
Elaine and Peterman have dinner together, where they discuss the elaborate backstories of their respective clothing.

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Fitzpatrick’s
1641 Second Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 86th Street (4,5,6)
The Hot Tub
George takes out those “bastards” and “sons of bitches” from the Houston Astros organization out to the bar.

City Cinemas 1, 2 & 3
1001 Third Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 59th Street (4,5,6)
The Soup Nazi
Jerry and “Schmoopie” decide to go to the theatre at Third Ave. and E. 61st St. with George and Susan, after George recommends the theatre at 84th and Broadway (likely the gang’s usual theatre, the Loews Paragon at 2310 Broadway). City Cinemas is the closest theatre to Third and 61st, just one block south.

Metropolitan Museum Of Art
1000 Fifth Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 86th Street (4,5,6)
The Pool Guy
Elaine invites Jerry and George to a historical clothing exhibit at The Met (“what Mary Todd wore to Lincoln’s funeral”), but ends up taking Susan and “colliding” George’s worlds.

Pasteur Pharmacy
806 Lexington Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Lexington Avenue -63rd Street (F)
The Sponge
Elaine finds the final case of the Today Sponges during her “25 block radius hard target search”…taking three…no, ten…no, twenty…no, twenty five…yeah, just give me the whole case.

Sotheby’s
1334 York Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 68th Street – Hunter College (6)
The Bottle Deposit
Desperate to outbid her nemesis Sue Ellen Mischke, Elaine spends $20,000 on the John F. Kennedy golf clubs for Mr. Peterman instead of the approved $10,000.

New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center
525 E. 68th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 68th Street – Hunter College (6)
The Bottle Deposit
George is sent here by Mr. Steinbrenner for mental health issues, where he runs into Pop and Deena.

JoJo
160 E. 64th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Lexington Avenue – 63rd Street (F)
The Wait Out
Jerry goes for dinner with Beth Lookner, to make sure she knows “he’s there” for her following her divorce.

Beth Lookner’s apartment
1125 Park Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 86th Street (4,5,6)
The Wait Out
George shows up at Beth’s, roughed up after a scrap with Jerry, to apologize for his comment that ended her marriage and try to salvage the relationship, much to Jerry’s chagrin. This is the same building exterior as Russell’s condo in “The Watch” and “The Shoes,” and Heather’s apartment in “The Chicken Roaster.”

Melody Stationers (now Olive & Bette’s)
1070 Madison Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 77th Street (6)
The Invitations
This is the infamous store where George buys the dreaded cheap wedding invitations, which result in Susan’s untimely ultimate demise.

New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center
525 E. 68th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 68th Street – Hunter College (6)
The Invitations
George is informed of Susan’s death, prompting his reaction of “repressed jubilation.” The awning in the establishing shot says 685 E. 25th St., however, it is implied to be same hospital as “The Summer Of George,” which shows the true correct address.

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Tiramisu
1410 Third Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 77th Street (6)
The Bizarro Jerry
Jerry meets Elaine’s friend Gillian…who he discovers has enormous “man hands.”

Beekman Theatre (NOW CLOSED)
1254 Second Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 68th Street – Hunter College (6)
The Little Kicks
George gets arrested for bootlegging, as Kramer tells Jerry: “He went down at the Beekman…he tried to lam, but they cheesed him!”

Barneys New York
660 Madison Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 5th Avenue – 59th Street (N,Q,R)
The Chicken Roaster
Elaine takes George out to lunch as a “business expense,” then takes him here to shop on the J. Peterman account, where he gets a sable hat and meets Heather, a saleswoman.

Heather’s apartment
1125 Park Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 86th Street (4,5,6)
The Chicken Roaster
George does a leave-behind of the sable hat in order to get a follow-up call…which ends up costing Elaine $8000 for using her expense account for personal items. This is the same building exterior as Russell’s condo in “The Watch” and “The Shoes,” and Beth’s apartment in “The Wait Out.”

Bloomingdale’s
1000 Third Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Lexington Avenue – 59th Street (N,Q,R)
The Money
Helen recommends Jerry give up his comedy career and join the Bloomingdale’s Executive Training Program to make more money.

Beach Café
1326 Second Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 68th Street – Hunter College (6)
The Money
George takes out Elaine, Frank and Estelle, just to “spend money on people I care about,” and discovers that his parents are splurging their savings.

Sutton Tennis Club
488 E. 60th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 59th Street (4,5,6)
The Comeback
Jerry witnesses Milos’ awful tennis, and later plays against him to impress his wife Patty. Kramer tries annulling his will with the lawyer Mr. Shelbach, but ends up getting repeatedly beaned with the tennis ball machine, putting him into a temporary coma. Jerry plays here instead of their usual New York Health & Racquet Club, as George used up all of his guest passes.

Bloomingdale’s
1000 Third Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Lexington Avenue – 59th Street (N,Q,R)
The Van Buren Boys
Kramer and George once again recommend that Jerry join the Bloomingdale’s Executive Training Program.

New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center
525 E. 68th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 68th Street – Hunter College (6)
The English Patient
Jerry visits Izzy Mandelbaum, who is visiting his back specialist at the hospital (in room 203), and is later somewhat responsible for his son and father being hospitalized as well.

Metropolitan Hospital Center
1901 First Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 96th Street (6)
The English Patient
Neil (a.k.a. Mr. Peanut) is checked in here, where he declares himself as “the winner” over George for Danielle’s affection.

Bloomingdale’s
1000 Third Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Lexington Avenue – 59th Street (N,Q,R)
The Yada Yada
Marcy reveals she stole a Piaget watch, and then got a massage and facial on the 5th floor, and skipped out on the bill: “I was on Third Ave., minding my own business, and yada yada yada, I got a free massage and a facial.”

Manhattan East Dental Plaza
225 E. 64th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Lexington Avenue – 63rd Street (F)
The Yada Yada
Jerry visits the newly-Jewish Dr. Whatley, who defends his repeated use of Jewish jokes so quickly into his conversion. This is the same location as the “Manhattan East Medical Offices” from “The Fusilli Jerry,” but the building name and address were altered.

Melody Stationers (now Olive & Bette’s)
1070 Madison Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 77th Street (6)
The Summer Of George
George returns to the infamous invitations store, this time to buy premium super glossy invitations for Jerry and Lanette’s dinner party.

New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center
525 E. 68th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 68th Street – Hunter College (6)
The Summer Of George
George is admitted to the hospital for extensive trauma to his legs, due to a state of extreme atrophy due to inactivity. George later is forced to rehab his legs, but is ignored by his physical therapist for Elaine’s coworker Sam, teaching her to “walk” while swinging her arms.

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JoJo
160 E. 64th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Lexington Avenue – 63rd Street (F)
The Junk Mail
Elaine goes for dinner with Puddy, where he berates her for dumping him over a TV pitchman, and tells her he’s not taking her back.

Baskin Robbins
1392 Lexington Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 86th Street (4,5,6)
The Apology
Jason Hanke refuses to apologize to George for the neckhole incident, sending George into a tiff and eventually making Hanke snap and run for the rum raisin and daiquiri ice flavours. The closest Baskin Robbins to TV Jerry is at this address.

J.G. Melon
1291 Third Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 77th Street (6)
The Dealership
Kramer and Rick pass by here on Kramer’s “test drive” through Manhattan.

Bloomingdale’s
1000 Third Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Lexington Avenue – 59th Street (N,Q,R)
The Reverse Peephole
Elaine wants to buy Joe Mayo a massage chair from here as a housewarming gift from the gang, but George vows to buy it for less from another retailer.

Mount Sinai Hospital
1425 Madison Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 96th Street (6)
The Burning
Kramer and Mickey work as actors portraying symptoms, resulting in them fighting over who gets to have gonorrhea.

Sotheby’s
1334 York Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 68th Street – Hunter College (6)
The Frogger
Elaine is seen searching through Sotheby’s auction listings to try and replace Mr. Peterman’s antique cake he bought from here (Kramer: “Sotheby’s…they make good cake!”).

Puerto Rican Day Parade
Fifth Ave., b/w E. 44th St. and E. 86th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Puerto Rican Day
Jerry’s car gets stuck along Fifth Avenue, with the gang struggling to get back home after going to a Mets game.

Keith Hernandez’s apartment
Upper East Side, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Finale
Keith Hernandez is seen leaving his apartment for the gang’s trial in Massachusetts.

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