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Madison Avenue

1. noun The mainstream advertising industry as a whole in the United States (once all or mostly located on Madison Avenue in New York City). Madison Avenue could make dirt look like diamonds to most consumers. I mean, look what they did for diamonds!
2. adjective Of or relating to large-scale, mainstream advertising. Honestly, it's a bit too Madison Avenue for our clients' taste.
See also: avenue

Madison Avenue

1. n. the style or image of the major U.S. center for advertising agencies. (The agencies are located on Madison Avenue in New York City.) It’s too much like Madison Avenue. We want a calm, sincere mood.
2. mod. in the manner of intense promotion; propaganda like. More and more people simply do not respond to Madison Avenue hype.
See also: avenue
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The availability rate has remained in the 12 percent range for the past three quarters, according to Cara Greenberg, a spokesperson for Cushman & Wakefield, who added that Madison Avenue had the highest availability rate for the past few quarters, but the lower portion of Fifth Avenue recently surpassed it.
Antiquarium had been at 948 Madison Avenue for 15 years, and is a gallery specializing in fine ancient art.
Thanks to its prime position and incredible frontage, this location is a great opportunity for a tenant who wants to stand out on Madison Avenue.
The space features 17 feet of frontage on Madison Avenue, with the building's original 1876 facade, as well as 18 and 10 ft.
Located on the east block of Madison Avenue between 74th Street and 75th Street on the Upper East Side, Moynat's flagship location will occupy 2,244 s/f in total, with 1,168 s/f on the Ground Floor and 1,076 s/f in the Lower Level.
ABS Partners Real Estate secured a 14-year, 3,050 s/f lease at 270 Madison Avenue for Drybar, the popular national chain of 'blow dry bar' concept salons.
DTZ signed an 11-year, 12,400 s/f lease with Mudrick Capital at 527 Madison Avenue on behalf of Mitsui Fudosan America (MFA).
Thor Equities has brought Qela, a luxury retailer based in Doha, Qatar, to a prime location within the block-long retail space at 680 Madison Avenue.
The Miracle on Madison Avenue holiday festivities kicked-off with the 2nd annual holiday lighting ceremony "Light Up The Holidays" on Madison Avenue.
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