"5th Avenue America!" 1960s New York City
"5th Avenue America!" 1960s New York City
This episode of the 1960s TV show “America!” looks at the diverse attractions of New York’s Fifth Avenue.

It starts with some well known buildings like the Rockefeller center and the Empire state building. This is followed by a lineup and peak into some fine shops such as Steuben glass, the House of Revlon, Tiffany and Co., and Schwarz toy store.

This is followed by some of the main cultural attractions, such as the New York public Library, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Guggenheim museum. It then looks at the religious sights, including the St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the St. Thomas Church, and the Temple Emmanuel Synagogue.

It concludes with the festivities surrounding the annual Columbus Day Parade.

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