6 1/2 Avenue

6 1/2 Half Avenue in Midtown (credit: CBS 2)

Stop Signs Along Midtown’s 6 1/2 Avenue Catching Drivers By Surprise

It’s the most basic of all traffic control signs, but “stop” seems more like a suggestion than a command for driver after driver at stop signs on 51st through 56th streets.


(credit: NYC DOT)

New York City Mulls ‘6 1/2 Avenue’ Proposal, Linking Pedestrian Walkways In Midtown

A new avenue is coming to Midtown. Actually, it’s a mini avenue seven blocks long and reserved for pedestrians. And because it’s a “mini” street it’s got a “mini’ name — “6 1/2” Avenue.