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Fifth Avenue The World's Most Expensive Shopping Street (PHOTOS)

Fifth Avenue in the fifties is officially the world's most expensive shopping street.

For the 9th year in a row, Fifth Avenue between 49th and 60th Streets ranks first among Cushman & Wakefield's Main Streets Across the World Report, according to the New York Post. Just how much does it take to rent a space on this valuable stretch of Fifth? $1,850 a square foot, up 8.8% from last year.

Below, see some of the spaces that occupy the world's most expensive retail block — the inhabitants of such pricey real estate may surprise you.

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The World's Most Expensive Shopping Street: Our Guide To 5th Avenue (PHOTOS)