"outside the slick marble and plate-glass fronts along Madison Avenue"
Asprey's, Madison Avenue, New York City
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Madison Avenue is a long stretch of road, running north to south, situated in the borough of Manhattan in New York City.

Between its 57th Street and 85th Street is one of the most fashionable shopping areas in New York, where a whole range of up-market jewellers and boutiques are to be found, including Armani, Cartier, Dior, Givenchy and Gucci.