Many of the famous advertising offices are located in Madison avenue.

I read the above sentence on a TOEFL website according to it the in in the sentence is incorrect. Is the website correct ? If so then what is the correct preposition to use here ? Should it be located on or located at ?

  • I searched on Google Books and it looks like on is the more used preposition with "Madison avenue" – CowperKettle Jul 15 '17 at 12:46
  • "in Madison Avenue" would be in the street (between the sidewalks). on (along some road) is better than at (a specific location). Also, avenue needs to be capitalized as part of a proper name. – user3169 Jul 15 '17 at 16:41

The Cambridge Dictionary lists many of the usages of in, on, at. In this case the correct choice is "located on". According to the dictionary you can use on in the following situation:

To describe a position along a road or river or by the sea or by a lake.

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