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Dag Hammarskjold Tower, 240 East 47th Street

At The Southwest corner of Second Avenue

Key Details

Avg. Price / ft2
$60
Avg. Price / ft2
Avg. Price / ft2

Description

The 43-story Dag Hammarskjold Tower at 240 East 47th Street in Midtown East is a New York City post-war classic. The condominium sits within sight of the United Nations campus,which lends the Turtle Bay neighborhood a stately international flair. The tower is named after the second Secretary-General of the United Nations, whose commemorative bust stands at the entrance and who is also the namesake for the block-long Dag Hammarskjold Plaza in front of the white-brick skyscraper, which offers a farmers’ market on weekends and preserves direct East River views from even the skyscraper’s lower floors, with view corridors that the skyscraper’s distinctive, angled corner opens further yet. Upper-floor apartments offer spectacular views of the Chrysler Building, the Empire State, and the rest of the Midtown skyline in all its glory. In addition to a full staff, amenities include landscaped public and private gardens, a 43rd-floor swimming pool, a fitness center, a roof deck, a Skyline Lounge and children’s playroom. Residents also get video security, short term cold storage, basement storage, a bike room and on-site parking. Top rated shopping and restaurants–like Sushi Yasuda and Momosan Ramen & Sake–can be found in every direction.

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Building Amenities

  • Concierge
  • High-Rise
  • Post War
  • Resident Storage
  • Central AC
  • Full Service Garage
  • Garden
  • Health Club
  • Pool
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Elevator
  • Children's Playroom
  • Lounge
  • Fitness Center
  • Bike Room

Apartments for Sale at 240 East 47th Street (7)

7
Available Apts
$815K - $2.5M
Price Range
$1,188
Avg. Price / ft2
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Apartments for Rent at 240 East 47th Street (4)

4
Available Apts
$3,500
Prices Start At
$60
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Rating

34
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 34 / 44

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29
Out of 36

Location Rating: 29 / 36

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21
Out of 39

Features Rating: 21 / 39

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CityRealty Rating Reference

 
Architecture
  • 30+ remarkable
  • 20-29 distinguished
  • 11-19 average
  • < 11 below average
 
Location
  • 27+ remarkable
  • 18-26 distinguished
  • 9-17 average
  • < 9 below average
 
Features
  • 22+ remarkable
  • 16-21 distinguished
  • 9-15 average
  • < 9 below average
  • #42 Rated condo in Manhattan
  • #12 Rated condo - Midtown
  • #1 Rated condo - Turtle Bay/United Nations
 
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Carter Horsley's Review

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"The Dag Hammarskjold Tower at 240 East 47th Street on the southwest corner of Second Avenue is a 43-story residential condominium tower that was built in 1984. 

It was designed by Gruzen & Partners for the R. H. Sanbar Group, which is based in Britain." Read Carter's Full Review
Pros
  • Concierge
  • Rooftop indoor pool
  • Proximity to the United Nations
  • Garage
  • Handsome balconies
  • Health club
  • Bicycle room
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • Second Avenue traffic
  • Mixed neighborhood

Broker & Buyer Comments

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More Neighborhood Info

Subways

  1. M
  2. 6
  3. E
at Lexington Ave 0.30 miles
  1. 4
  2. 5
  3. 7
at 3rd Ave and 42nd 0.31 miles
 
 

Sales Summary - Past 12 Months

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Past 12 Months
$1,147
Avg. Price / ft2
Based on 6 Sales
 

Closing History - Last 10 sales

10
Units Sold
$625K - $2.6M
Price Range
$1,145
Avg. Price / ft2

Pricing Comparison of Similar Buildings

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In The Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 258 Available for Sale
  • $1,346 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $1,444,026 Avg. Price
  • $772,500 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 50 United Nations Plaza Apt PH41 | $18,650,000
    Price / ft2 $3,165
  2. Least Expensive Prospect Tower Apt 212 | $270,000
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  • 247 Available for Rent
  • $61 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $3,736 Avg. Price
  • $2,800 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive Trump World Tower Apt 80B | $23,000
    Price / ft2 $96
  2. Least Expensive Prospect Tower Apt 1912 | $1,450
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  • 136 Total Sales
  • $1,064 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $932,588 Avg. Price
  • $647,500 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 50 United Nations Plaza Apt PH40 | $16,100,000
    Price / ft2 $2,732
  2. Least Expensive Windsor Tower Apt 1214 | $265,000

Alternate Addresses

  • 238 East 47 Street
  • 238-240 East 47 Street
  • 238-40 East 47 Street

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