Por la cincuenta..

English translation: Near Fiftieth

08:25 Dec 2, 2018
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Spanish term or phrase: Por la cincuenta..
I would like to know the best translation of this phrase from Dominican Spanish into American English.

It's a translation of a phone conversation between two Dominican People living in The US. Is okay to translate it as around 50th Street?
I think they mean around 50 Street in New York City.

Here is the full sentence:

Lo que pasa es que el apartamento lo tiene por allá en “Downtown” Por la cincuenta, por allá abajo. Pero eso es como un apartamento de soltero, cuando el quiere quedarse ahí se queda
yugoslavia
United States
Local time: 16:53
English translation:Near Fiftieth
Explanation:
If it's New York, then I'd just say Fiftieth, without 'Street'.
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Muriel Vasconcellos
United States
Local time: 13:53
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59 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +3
Near Fiftieth


Explanation:
If it's New York, then I'd just say Fiftieth, without 'Street'.

Muriel Vasconcellos
United States
Local time: 13:53
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 179
Notes to answerer
Asker: Hi Muriel, I think they are talking about New York City. Thanks for your help. I appreciate it.

Asker: Thanks Muriel.


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Charles Davis: That's what they say in the TV series I see now and then.
5 mins
  -> Thanks, Charles! It helps that I lived in New York.

agree  Barbara Cochran, MFA
2 hrs
  -> Thank you, Barbara!

agree  Dariusz Saczuk
3 hrs
  -> Thank you, Dariusz!
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