Co-op Properties


Holly Parker
Holly Parker
  • Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker
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Located in the iconic and acclaimed 870 United Nations Plaza, the bronze and glass, mid-century tower with the famous red-carpeted, double-height lobby designed by Harrison & Abramowitz. This spacious, high floor 5-room cooperative residence showcases oversized windows offering dramatic open southern water views from every room.

A large foyer leads to the open and expansive living room, with adjoining dining room allowing for gracious entertaining. There is a chefs kitchen with granite counters, and top of the line appliances. The master suite features stunning river and city views and has a beautiful, spacious en suite bathroom. The second bedroom, with custom built-in cabinetry and large windows, also features another, renovated bathroom. Sun shades and 7 large closets complete this elegant and comfortable home in pristine move-in condition.

This prestigious coop is situated in a peaceful enclave with a private driveway sheltered under a glass porte-cochere. The highly trained staff includes a 24-hour doorman, concierge, valet service, porter, handyman, in-house dry cleaning service and on-site management office. Amenities include an exercise room with Pilates studio, golf range, bicycle room, garage, clubhouse, conference rooms, and roof terrace with commanding views. Pets are welcome. Pied-a-terre and international buyers are permitted with acceptable USA-based assets, and apartments can be purchased in a Qualified Personal Residential Trust. 75% financing is now allowed. The mandatory monthly charge of about $1200 includes utilities, cable/internet and window washing. Showings by appointment only.

Built in 1966 by architects Wallace Harrison and Max Abramovitz, who also built the United Nations Headquarters Complex, 870 United Nations Plaza is a full-service luxury cooperative comprising two 38 story towers. Each tower contains a total of 336 apartments (56 of which are duplexes on the top 8 floors) with 9' ceilings, oversized windows and commanding open views of the city and the East River. A full time doorman and concierge attend the building's grand triple-height lobby. Amenities include 2 sun decks, a fitness center, a golf simulator, a Pilates studio, a Billiard's room, conference rooms, library, and "Club 39," a private residents club with a kitchen and entertaining rooms. The building also offers in-house dry cleaning, a bike room, garage and private full-block circular drive at the 49th Street exit from the FDR Drive. Pets are welcome. Apartments can be purchased in a Qualified Personal Residential Trust. Foreign buyers with U.S. based assets are welcome. 75% financing is permitted. Storage bin assigned upon purchase.

Conveniently located on East 49th Street off the FDR, United Nations Plaza exceeds the standards for luxury living. Steps from the MacArthur Playground and the Peter Detmold Dog Park and less than 2 blocks from Second Avenue, bursting with shopping and popular dining options such as The Smith, La Pecora Bianca, Rosa Mexicano and more.
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  • Central Air Conditioning
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  • Courtyard
  • Roof Deck
  • Exercise Room
  • Concierge Services
  • Southern Exposure
  • Bike Room
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