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860 United Nations Plaza, #34B

$1,699,000 -2.9% | 2 beds, 3 baths

Key Details

  • Listed Sep 10, 2020
    Last Price Change -2.9% ($50,000) on Oct 26
    Building Type Cooperative
  • Monthly Maintenance $6,493
    Minimum Down Payment 25%
    Doorman FT Doorman

Description

870 UNP SPRAWLING ESTATE 2 BR VALUE & VIEWS

This expansive, high floor, unique to building residence is sure to excite! Foyer leads into large & gracious gallery with separate circular dining area. Grand proportioned corner living room with custom built-in bar and wall of windows framing the most stunning city views including the Chrysler and Empire State buildings and river views from every window in the apartment.

Master bedroom with marble bath en-suite. Second bedroom currently used as library with custom built-ins and en-suite marble bath. Extremely large eat-in-kitchen with washer/dryer & large pantry.

Full bath/powder room off foyer, split bedrooms, high ceilings, north/west exposures, flooded with light and abundant closets.

870 UNP, designed by master architects Harrison & Abramowitz, is a full service, pet friendly co-op with a seasoned and accommodating staff. Amenities include a private driveway, 24 hour doorman and concierge, valet service, fully equipped fitness center with Pilates studio, golf simulator, Club 39 - a residents lounge with catering kitchen and bicycle storage. Easy access to East River Drive, Grand Central, public transportation, fine restaurants and shopping.

Pied-a-terre purchases permitted. Maintenance includes utilities, 75% financing allowed. Apartments can be purchased in a Qualified Personal Residential Trust.

International buyers are permitted with acceptable USA based assets. 3% flip tax paid by purchaser.

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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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