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860 United Nations Plaza, #13G

$1,100,000 ($688 per ft2) -26.7% | 1 bed, 1.5 baths | Approx. 1,600 ft2
85 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed Jan 25, 2021
    Last Price Change -26.7% ($200,000) on Apr 1
    Days on Market 85
    Building Type Cooperative
  • Monthly Maintenance $4,227
    Minimum Down Payment 25%
    Doorman FT Doorman

Description

CINEMATIC VIEWS AND FLOODED WITH LIGHT!!! Opportunity awaits the discerning buyer in this executive one bedroom with one and a half baths, nine-foot ceilings, and oversized windows with commanding unencumbered southern views overlooking the United Nations and the East River. This rarely available G-line apartment at the prestigious 860 United Nations Plaza was originally designed as a spacious two-bedroom, two-bath home. Both bedrooms have been combined into a palatial primary bedroom suite.

The entire apartment is flooded with light throughout the day. The kitchen is adjacent to a separate dining area with a wet bar and is perfect for entertaining. Maintenance included all utilities, cable, and building fees including private storage which comes with the apartment. 860 United Nations Plaza was designed in a modernist style by the same master architects who designed the United Nations Headquarters, Harrison & Abramovitz, and was built in 1966.

This architecturally prestigious luxury Cooperative has the longest private driveway in the city which leads to a grand triple-height lobby.. At the end of the driveway is the building's garage. The experienced and accommodating staff provide residents with 24-hour service and security.

The superb amenities include a planted courtyard, fitness center, Pilates studio, Private Residents Club 39 a lounge with kitchen and entertainment rooms; 2 conference rooms, golf simulator, billiards room, in-house dry cleaning service, rooftop sun decks, individual storage units, and bike storage. Pets are welcome. Apartments may be purchased in a Qualified Personal Residential Trust.

Foreign buyers welcome with USA-based assets. Up to 75% financing is now permitted.

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Apartment Amenities

  • City View

Estimated Monthly Cost

About 860 United Nations Plaza

96

860 United Nations Plaza has received a CityRealty Rating of 96, based on:

 
Architecture

Anything above 30 is remarkable, from 20-29 is distinguished and from 11-19 is average, while below 11 is below average.

 
Location

Anything above 27 is remarkable, from 18-26 is distinguished and from 9-17 is average, while below 9 is below average.

 
Features

Anything above 22 is remarkable, from 16-21 is distinguished and from 9-15 is average, while below 9 is below average.

Rating Summary

35
Out of 44
+
30
Out of 36
+
21
Out of 39
+
10
=
96
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Distinguished 6 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
High-End 5 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Dramatic 3 out of 3 points
Alterations:
None 2 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
Yes and Good 2 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Attractively Enclosed 2 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Not Allowed 2 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
Free Standing 2 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
Attractive 2 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
Consistent 1 out of 1 points
Landmark:
No 0 out of 2 points
Unity:
Unified Design 1 out of 1 points
Illumination:
None 0 out of 1 points
Water Element:
None 0 out of 1 points

Location Rating: Points Breakdown

Street Ambience:
Outstanding 5 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 20 blocks 4 out of 5 points
Views:
Dazzling 4 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Considerable 1 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Many 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Subway:
More than 5 Short Blocks 0 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
No Noise 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
3-5 Short Blocks 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
Less Than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Water:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Shopping:
5 or less Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Schools:
No Noise 1 out of 1 points
Noise From Nightlife:
None 1 out of 1 points

Features Rating: Points Breakdown

Lobby:
Spacious 4 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
5-9 2 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
9-11 Feet 2 out of 4 points
Balconies:
None 0 out of 3 points
Health Club:
Yes 1 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
Yes, but Small 1 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Minimal 1 out of 2 points
Bay Windows:
None 0 out of 1 points
Fireplaces:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Door Person:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Concierge:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Elevator Person:
None 0 out of 1 points
Recreational Roof:
None 0 out of 1 points
Driveway:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Maids Room:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Catering:
None 0 out of 1 points
Garage:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Mixed Use:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Non Rectilinear Form:
No 0 out of 1 points
Unusual Layouts:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Prewar:
No 0 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Many 2 out of 2 points
  • Co-op
  • Built in 1966
  • 334 Apartments
  • 38 Floors

Building Amenities

  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • High-Rise
  • Post War
  • Resident Storage
  • Central AC
  • Full Service Garage
  • Garden
  • Health Club
  • Intercom
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Elevator
  • Lounge
  • Courtyard
  • Bike Room
  • Game Room
  • Porte-Cochère / Driveway
  • Golf Simulator

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Pros
  • Wonderful views
  • Large, impressive lobby
  • Overlooks the United Nations and its gardens
  • Doorman
  • Garage
  • Concierge
  • Many duplex units on top eight floors
  • Large apartments
  • Free-standing
  • Driveway
Cons
  • Very large complex
  • Some distance from midtown
  • Austere and somber architecture and lobby
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Subways

  1. M
  2. 6
  3. E
at Lexington Ave and 53rd 0.38 miles
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