870 United Nations Plaza was designed by lead architects, Wallace Harrison and Max Abramowitz. The building is a luxurious, classic residential structure with a private driveway with parking for owners. It is a full-service building with wonderful amenities. It has an experienced, and attentive staff, who provide service on a 24 hour basis. Security is also carefully monitored on a 24 hour basis. It has concierge service, a modern fitness center, a Pilates room, a golf simulator, a billiard room, a dry-cleaning service, and a private resident's lounge which is perfect for entertaining, a sun deck, a bicycle room, library, / conference room, on site management, and storage rooms. There are three elevators plus a service elevator. The building is pet friendly.
The maintenance includes, gas, electric, and window washing. There is a large private laundry room as well as a fully staffed package room. There is a flip tax.
Apartment 21C is an elegant, spacious two bedroom, two bath apartment with large windows with north city and East River views. It has a large open living room / dining room, two large bedrooms that can accommodate king-size beds, seven closets, (including two double closets), and two full marble bathrooms. The kitchen has been renovated with a granite countertop, Frigidaire Gallery appliances, and a Roper 4-burner cooktop.
The building has public transportation on First Avenue and across town on 49th Street and 50th Streets. There are lots of wonderful restaurants, food stores, convenience stores, drug stores, barber shops, beauty salons, and tailor shops in the neighborhood. There is a small park next to the building and a garage in the building which can be accessed from the lobby.