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870 United Nations Plaza, #3132F

$2,800,000 -9.7% | 4 beds, 4.5 baths
193 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed: Mar 13, 2023
    Last Price Change: -9.7% ($300,000) on Apr 24
    Days on Market: 193
    Building Type: Cooperative
    Neighborhood: Turtle Bay/United Nations (Manhattan)
    Doorman: FT Doorman
    Listing viewed 396 times
Monthly Maintenance: $10,447
Total Taxes & Fees: $10,447
Est. Monthly Mortgage: $10,039
Total Est. Monthly Carrying Cost: $20,486
Note: the above is based on a down payment of 50% ($1,400,000), which is the minimum amount permitted by the building.


From the moment you enter this dazzling 31st floor seven-room duplex you will marvel at the seemingly endless unobstructed views of the East River and iconic cityscape extending far beyond the Brooklyn Bridge. This extraordinary view is framed by enormous wall-to-wall windows and nine-foot ceilings. Enjoy the tranquility of gazing at the ever-changing activity on the East River during the daylight hours and watch as the city and bridges light up in the evening.

This view highlights every room throughout this spectacular south-facing apartment.

The spacious entrance gallery with wet bar showcases the spiral staircase ascending to four bedrooms and four full bathrooms. The gallery opens to a sprawling 30’ x 15’ living room with a wood-burning fireplace flanked by custom-milled cabinets.

A wall of bookcases anchors the far end of the room. The layout is prime for multiple seating areas and flawless for grand entertaining with double doors opening to the adjacent spacious dining room. Beyond the dining room the windowed eat-in-kitchen, overlooking the lawn of the United Nations, can easily be reconfigured to an extraordinary chef’s kitchen with room for the largest professional appliances and spacious enough to accommodate a central island.

The kitchen is equipped with two wall ovens and two four-burner cooktops, stainless steel refrigerator, an abundance of counterspace and storage including a pantry. There is a separate laundry room with a full-size washing machine and dryer. A staircase in the kitchen provides additional access to the bedrooms on the second floor.

The long hallway off the entrance gallery leads to the powder room and provides a second entrance to the dining room and the kitchen.

The impressive primary bedroom with en suite bathroom features a dressing area which can be combined with the existing closets to create your vision of the perfect walk-in closet. There is ample room for a sitting area in addition to a king-size bed, large night tables and dressers. The bathroom features double sinks, a tub and separate stall shower.

A separate hallway leads to the spacious second and third bedrooms also with en suite bathrooms and substantial closets. The smaller fourth bedroom, currently used as an office, has a full bathroom and is well-suited for a variety of uses. The apartment features 14 closets, hardwood floors and central AC/Heat.

A private storage unit transfers with the apartment.

There are endless possibilities to tailor this residence to suit your lifestyle. Many of the photographs have been virtually staged to highlight the grand scale of the rooms and show a modern aesthetic with contemporary furnishings.

860-870 United Nations Plaza is an architecturally significant twin tower white-glove cooperative designed by renowned architects Harrison & Abramovitz. Building services and amenities: Private driveway leading to a grand lobby with 30’ceilings where you will be greeted by a 24-hour doorman and concierge.

There is a resident building manager, assistant manager and an on-site management office. Enjoy the fully equipped fitness center with Pilates studio, multiple sun decks, Club 39 which features a private resident lounge and event space with a kitchen for catering, game room and golf simulator. There is a 24-hour attended garage, valet dry cleaning, a bike storage and window washing service.

Centrally located in Midtown East just south of Beekman Place, 860-870 UN Plaza is convenient to the FDR Drive, Midtown Tunnel, Grand Central Station, the Broadway theatre district, public transportation, and fine dining and residential amenities. The apartment can be purchased in a Qualified Personal Residential Trust. Dogs are welcome.

75% financing permitted. 3% flip tax paid by buyer. The monthly charge of $10,446.80 includes: maintenance, utilities, window washing service and basic cable/internet service.

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Apartment Amenities

  • Washer/Dryer in apt.

Listing Agent (Seller's Representative)

Listing courtesy of Douglas Elliman Real Estate

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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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