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52nd Street


  1. 52nd Street is a 1.9-mile long one-way street traveling west to east across Midtown Manhattan, New York City. It was known as the city's center of jazz performance from the 1930s to the 1950s.
  2. 52nd Street Station is an elevated stop on the Market-Frankford Line, above the intersection of 52nd Street and Market Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The station lies at the junction of four neighborhoods. Haddington is to the northwest, Dunlap to the northeast, Walnut Hill to the southeast, and Cobbs Creek to the southwest.
  3. 52nd Street is a local station on the IRT Flushing Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of 52nd Street and Roosevelt Avenue in Woodside, Queens, it is served by the 7 train at all times.
  4. 52nd Street is a closed train station that was located at the intersection of North 52nd Street & Landsdowne Avenue in the West Philadelphia section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. It was built by the Pennsylvania Railroad at the junction of its Main Line and its Schuylkill Branch. Today, these lines are the SEPTA Regional Rail Paoli/Thorndale Line and Cynwyd Line, respectively.
  5. 52nd Street was a station on the demolished section of the BMT Fifth Avenue Line. It was served by trains of the BMT Fifth Avenue Line, it had 2 tracks and 1 island platform. The station was opened on October 1, 1893 at the intersection of Third Avenue and 52nd Street. The next stop to the north was 46th Street. The next stop to the south was 58th Street. It closed on May 31, 1940. Current rapid transit service in this area can be found one block east and then another block south at the 53rd Street Station on the underground BMT Fourth Avenue Line.
    • also known as 52 Street


52nd Street were a British jazz-funk and R&B band formed in Manchester in late 1980. Throughout the 1980s the group enjoyed success not only in the UK but also on the Billboard chart in the United States. Their biggest and best-known hit single was "Tell Me", released in 1985 by the 10 Records subsidiary of Virgin Records in the UK, and then months later on in 1986 on MCA Records in the US.


  1. "52nd Street" is the sixth studio album by American singer-songwriter Billy Joel, released on October 13, 1978. It was the first of four Joel albums to top the Billboard charts and earned him two Grammys.
    • genre: Rock music
    • released on (36 years ago)
    • award:
      • Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance nomination for Billy Joel
      • Grammy Award for Album of the Year nomination for Billy Joel & Phil Ramone
      • Grammy Award for Album of the Year (Artist, Producer), received by Billy Joel & Phil Ramone
      • Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance (Artist), received by Billy Joel
  2. "52nd Street" is a musical album of Jazz Juice.
    • released in (9 years ago)
  3. "52nd Street" is a musical album of Ron Affif.
    • released on (18 years ago)
  4. "52nd Street" is a composition.
  5. "52nd Street" is a musical album of Victor Fields.
    • released in (13 years ago)
  6. "52nd Street" is a composition.


"52nd Street" is a 1937 film starring Ian Hunter.

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Google previewAll Music Guide Required Listening (2007)

Classic Rock by Chris Woodstra, John Bush, Stephen Thomas Erlewine

52nd Street is a testament to that achievement. Stephen Thomas Erlewine Glass Houses March 1980, Columbia The back-to-back success of The Stranger and 52nd Street may have brought Billy Joel fame and fortune, even a certain amount ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of New York City (2010)

Second Edition by Kenneth T. Jackson, Lisa Keller, Nancy Flood

Bloom 52nd Street. A street between Fifth and Sixth avenues known for its jazz clubs during the 1930s and 1940s. Also called Swing Street, it was lined with Victorian brownstones that were used as speakeasies during Prohibition ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Radio 3-Volume Set (2004)

by Christopher H. Sterling

Called the “Upper Estate” by the landowner, the plot was bounded by Fifth and Sixth Avenues and 49th Street to 52nd Street, and was then occupied by low-rise brownstones, tenements, and theaters. Rockefeller planned to revitalize the area ...

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