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FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK CITY, THE WEALTHIEST THOROUGHFARE IN THE WORLD.

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superciliously higher, the other. From the illustrators, prose writers and hack writers, tops of either one can view a panorama humorists, the Purple Cow man, and artists that is worth going across the continent to of high degree, who bolt and leave their bills

Across the Square from Twenty-third to be paid by their friends. Street is old Madison Square Garden, the All around the section around Twentyscene of the French balls, the horse show, third Street there are innumerable restaualso lesser shows of cats and dogs and rants, Bohemian and otherwise, famous and poultry. Dr. Parkhurst's old and new otherwise, where world-wide celebrities are church are on the Square, as also are the thick as huckleberries on a mountain-side buildings of the Metropolitan Life and the in July, for this is a section where many Appellate Division of the Supreme Court. people live “European." A few blocks north is the "Little Church Or perhaps you are tired of New York Around the Corner.” Looking either up and want to go to Coney Island the pleasor down Fifth Avenue from this airy corner antest way. At the foot of Twenty-third one can see what represents more wealth Street, North River, the Iron Steamboat than the ordinary mind can easily grasp. starts on its trip to Coney Island, where Looking west on Twenty-third Street one blow cool breezes and gay youths and maidcan see many of the important shops—in ens, seemingly all on love-making bent. fact, go up or down or over to the west for Or from the ferry here one can easily and several blocks, the shops and the women quickly reach any railway terminal on the who visit them are all one is apt to notice. Jersey side, or any point of note or interest

If all the most important shops, theaters, on Manhattan. It is not far to Grand hotels and business enterprises and offices Central Station; the connections for Long thrive in this section, so does the Flatiron Island ferries are quickly and easily made, corner sight-seer. He—it is ever a he- or transfers to any of the four elevated haunts this corner, where the restless, in- lines or Subway. The time it takes to go quisitive breeze is ever seeking the elusive anywhere on Manhattan is cut in half by vacuum, and where, in so doing, swirls landing at Twenty-third Street. Harlem airy draperies and summer frou-frou in a is twenty minutes away, and the Battery most impudent manner.

about the same. On Twenty-eighth and Beyond, to the southward on Fifth Ave- Twenty-ninth streets the horse cars still nue, near and around old Washington reign in their early, old-fashioned glory. Square, once so exclusive, is the section Many people from towns that to New York where many artists live and hold forth in seem quite hopelessly provincial have to their own peculiarly picturesque manner. come to Gotham to see these relics of the In this vicinity is a most interesting al fresco past that their city never was slow enough restaurant, guarded as sacredly from the

to possess. outside world as can be, where Bohemian But what would you have? New York spirits of the brush and pencil—also a few is at once the most cosmopolitan and the who lay claim to but the outer husks of most provincial city in the world. And in both, such as models, typewriter girls from and around Twenty-third Street you will publishing houses-gather to drink "red find something of all its teeming life, and ink,” gaze at other kindred cranks, and garner in your heart that which makes all be entertained by the once-in-a-while out- other places tame and unpalatable to your breaks from brilliant Bohemians. Here taste now and forevermore. dines the Persian Kitten poet, painters and

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