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860 United Nations Plaza, #PHB

$3,750,000 -3.8% | 4 beds, 4.5 baths
170 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed: Aug 15, 2022
    Last Price Change: -3.8% ($150,000) on Nov 18
    Days on Market: 170
    Building Type: Cooperative
    Neighborhood: Turtle Bay/United Nations (Manhattan)
    Doorman: FT Doorman
    Listing viewed 504 times
Monthly Maintenance: $10,280
Total Taxes & Fees: $10,280
Est. Monthly Mortgage: $17,464
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $27,744
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 25% ($937,500), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.

Open house:

  • Wed Feb 1 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm. By appointment only.

Description

SPRAWLING SKY HIGH DUPLEX

Mansion in the sky with panoramic East River and city views on the top two floors of an iconic white glove coop complex. The main level has a twenty-foot entrance gallery, perfect for large art pieces and features a curved staircase. The thirty two foot living room has a wood burning fireplace and magnificent views of the East River and 59th Street Bridge through a wall of floor to ceiling windows on the East and North walls.

The large dining room has a built-in serving buffet and incredible City views. The oversized eat in kitchen has granite countertops and custom cabinetry. The butler’s pantry is next to a laundry room with full size SubZero freezer.

A well-appointed guest bedroom is perfectly situated and has an ensuite renovated bath and two closets, including a walk in.

The second level is highlighted by the stunning primary suite which has a large walk in closet, luxurious sitting area, and breathtaking River views North & East. The two additional bedrooms are well appointed with ample closets, pristine renovated ensuite baths and City & River views. There is also an enormous hall closet.

Additional features include central conditioning, hardwood floors, plentiful closets, beautiful moldings, Lutron lighting, a powder room and an interior private elevator.

The iconic 860 United Nations Plaza was built in 1966 by renown architects Harrison & Abramovitz and is a full-service cooperative.

The building features a luxurious Porte-cochre entrance, triple height lobby and an abundance of amenities including a fitness center, Pilates studio, an exclusive residents’ "Club 39" with lounge, kitchen, entertainment rooms, billiards room, golf simulator, two conference rooms and rooftop sun deck. There is also private storage, a bike room, in-house dry cleaning and a garage. Up to 50% financing is permitted and pets are allowed.

Monthly Maintenance: $10,280.06; Electricity: $325.61; Window washing: $124.46; cable/internet: $87.80. Apartments may be purchased in Qualified Personal Residential Trust and International Buyers are permitted with acceptable USA based assets.

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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

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
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