Most Expensive Streets in the World
Whether they have incredible views, or are located near fancy shops and restaurants, some streets are known to attract the wealthiest people from around the world. We’ve made a list of the most expensive streets in the world. Every billionaire who lives here owns a house worth 78 million dollars, on average.
1. Avenue Montaigne, Paris
This luxury street in the Champs-Elysees district is considered one of the most desired when it comes to high fashion. Harry Winston, Christian Dior and Salvatore Ferragamo are just few of the fashion houses that have stores here. It is also one of world's exclusive neighborhoods.
Average price per square meter: $26,000.
Who lived here: Marlene Dietrich (before her death in 1992)
2. Fifth Avenue, New York
This has been the final destination of the rich and famous for decades. We’re talking about the houses in front of Central Park, between 59th and 96th. Fifth Avenue is lined with prestigious shops and it’s consistently ranked among the most expensive streets in the world.
Average price per square meter: $28,000.
Who lives here: Bill Murray, Tom Brokaw.
3. Ostozhenka, Moscow
This street in downtown Moscow is the hallmark of Russian History, gastronomy and luxury. An apartment on five levels in a building on this street was sold for 48 million dollars, being the most expensive transaction in the area.
Average price per square meter: $29,000.
Who lives here: Alisher Usmanov
4. Romazzino Hill, Sardinia
This street and the neighboring area have been the playground of billionaires ever since the 1960s. In 2012, the Italian Carlo de Benedetti sold his villa, Rocky the Ram for 148 million dollars.
Average price per square meter: $32.900.
Who lives here: Saudi politician Ahmed Zaki Yamani, Alexei Mordashov, the Royal family of Qatar.
5. Chemin de Ruth, Geneva
Many of the mansions on this street have swimming pools, huge gardens and incredible views of the United Nations premises in Geneva. Five properties on the Chemin de Ruth were sold for more than $ 13 million each, between 2008 and 2010. It’s definitely one of the most expensive streets in the world.
Average price per square meter: $37,000.
Who lives here: the Peugeot family, the tennis player Henri Leconte, the skier Jean-Claude Killy.