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870 United Nations Plaza, #15A

$1,550,000 ($969 per ft2) -6.1% | 2 beds, 2 baths | Approx. 1,600 ft2
163 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed: Apr 12, 2023
    Last Price Change: -6.1% ($100,000) on May 9
    Days on Market: 163
    Building Type: Cooperative
    Neighborhood: Turtle Bay/United Nations (Manhattan)
    Doorman: FT Doorman
    Listing viewed 99 times
Monthly Maintenance: $3,242 ($2.03/ft2)
Total Taxes & Fees: $3,242 ($2.03/ft2)
Est. Monthly Mortgage: $5,558
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $8,800 ($5.50/ft2)
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 50% ($775,000), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.


Stunning two bedroom apartment in coveted A-Line at iconic 870 United Nations Plaza. As one of the first glass-curtain construction buildings in Manhattan, these apartments were designed to take full advantage of the commanding and unobstructed views of this unique location, as every room features sweeping views of the East River, United Nation’s Headquarters, and its spectacular lawns and gardens. Upon entry, an expansive gallery leads to a magnificent living room that is wrapped in floor to ceiling windows with panoramic views of the midtown skyline, the river and beyond.

An updated galley kitchen includes stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and a full-size washer and dryer that leads to an incredibly bright dining room where you can watch boats passing along the river. The two spacious bedrooms are private and set apart from the living area, each with its own set of closets plus access to a walk-in. There are also two full bathrooms in the hall, one with a tub and marble tile, and the other with a shower stall - both are modern and tastefully updated.

The apartment’s original parquet wood floors are in very good condition, and there are HVAC units in every room. 870 UN Plaza is a full-service co-op that was built in 1966 by famed architects Wallace Harrison & Max Abramovitz, who designed the entire United Nations Headquarters complex, as well as Lincoln Center. The building is known for it’s superb staff and impressive amentities, including a fitness center, multiple fully-furnished roof decks, and residents-only “Club 39” which features a lounge, entertainment rooms, two conference rooms, golf simulator and billiards room. In addition to 24-hour doormen and live-in resident manager, the building also features a private driveway and garage access, bicycle storage, additional laundry, and private storage transfers with the apartment.

Up to 75% financing is permitted and pets are allowed. 3% flip tax paid by purchaser. Maintenance $3,242.95, Group Utilities $928.61, Window Washing Service $46.92, Cable/Internet Service $71.50 = $4,289.98 per month.

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Apartment Amenities

  • City View
  • Park View
  • Washer/Dryer in apt.

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Listing courtesy of Coldwell Banker Warburg

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About 870 United Nations Plaza

Building Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • High-Rise
  • Post War
  • Resident Storage
  • Full Service Garage
  • Health Club
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Elevator

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