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Cool Listings, Midtown East, Sutton Place 

Photo Credit: Warburg Realty

This 5,000-square-foot penthouse at 303 East 57th Street in the Excelsior co-op tower is the sort of apartment you see in your favorite 20th-century New York City films. Asking $4,995,000, the duplex is wrapped by 2,500 square feet of terrace and offers 360-degree views from four exposures including Central Park and the East River.

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Celebrities, Recent Sales, Sutton Place 

I.M. Pei’s Sutton Place townhouse sells for $8.6M

By Devin Gannon, Thu, September 9, 2021

11 Sutton Place, I.M. Pei

Photos courtesy of Christie’s International Real Estate

The New York City home where the late renowned architect I.M. Pei lived for 45 years has found a buyer. As first reported by the Wall Street Journal and confirmed by property records, the four-story home at 11 Sutton Place sold for $8,600,000, an increase from the initial 2019 asking price of $8,000,000. Pei, the mastermind behind the Louvre’s glass pyramid and countless other projects, bought the home in the early 1970s with his wife, Eileen, for just $215,000, according to the newspaper.

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Celebrities, Cool Listings, Midtown

Photos by Erickson Jaquez, Empire Optix for Sotheby’s International Realty

With a library, built-in bookshelves, and views that could cure writer’s block, this Sutton Place home is perfect for any aspiring novelist. It worked for the apartment’s former owner, the late author E.L. Doctorow, who penned The March, Homer & Langley, and Andrew’s Brain here. Located at 333 East 57th Street, the 3,000-square-foot co-op is now on the market for $2,100,000.

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Cool Listings, Sutton Place 

Listing photos courtesy of Brown Harris Stevens

This two-bedroom home at the classic pre-war co-op 2 Sutton Place is asking $1,395,000. Its most distinguishable feature is the black lacquered closet doors that were purchased at auction from the Waldorf Astoria Hotel. It also has classic details like coffered ceilings, built-ins, moldings, herringbone wood floors, and a marble wood-burning fireplace.

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Cool Listings, Sutton Place 

Listing photos courtesy Douglas Elliman

This Sutton Place condo has some of the most unique views we’ve seen in a long time. One of the penthouse units at 40 Sutton Place, the 1,100-square-foot, one-bedroom apartment is almost entirely encased in solarium windows. From the balcony, it’s as if you can reach out and touch the Queensboro Bridge! And all of this can be yours for just $895,000.

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Cool Listings, Sutton Place 

Sutton Place studio is a retro retreat for $450K

By Dana Schulz, Wed, January 6, 2021

Photo Credit: Eitan Gamliely for Sotheby’s International Realty

The current owner of this Sutton Place studio really wanted to harken back to the building’s 1950s origins. Located at the 40 Sutton Place condominium, the 461-square-foot abode is full of mid-century furnishings, pop-art decor, and a very convenient Murphy bed. Add three closets, a high-end open kitchen, and a lovely foyer, and the $450,000 price tag feels just right.

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Cool Listings, Features

Sharing space with roommates in a small New York City apartment has never been easy. But doing so during a pandemic while many are still working from home? Almost impossible. As winter approaches and takes safe outdoor activities with it, now may be a good time to look for your own apartment. And with average rents still down compared to the same period last year, you’re more likely to scoop up a decent deal. For those ready to ditch the roommates, we’ve found five studio apartments perfect for one, from a sunny Sutton Place rental for $1,538/month to a $2,479/month junior one-bedroom with amenities in Gramercy Park.

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Cool Listings, Interiors, Sutton Place 

425 East 58th Street, co-ops, midtown east, cool listings

Listing images by Evan Joseph; courtesy of Compass

This Sutton Place duplex co-op is a corner unit on the 37th of 47 floors so it boasts sweeping views of the Midtown skyline and East River in every room. The five-bedroom, five-and-a-half bathroom residence spans over 6,300 square feet in the Emery Roth-designed tower at 425 East 58th Street, also known as The Sovereign. It’s now on the market for $7,995,000, with a minimum 50 percent down payment required.

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Celebrities, Cool Listings, Sutton Place 

11 Sutton Place, I.M. Pei

Photos courtesy of Christie’s International Real Estate

Pritzker Prize-winning architect I.M. Pei passed away in May, leaving behind an unrivaled legacy that includes modern masterpieces such as the Louvre’s glass pyramid in Paris and the National Gallery of Art’s East Building in Washington D.C., as well as a slew of iconic projects here in NYC. His firm, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, was based in New York City, where Pei also lived. For the past 45 years, he and his wife Eileen resided in a four-story townhouse at 11 Sutton Place, which has just been listed by Christie’s International Real Estate for $8 million. Pei himself outfitted the home with appropriately stunning architectural features such as a spiral staircase, a geometric skylight, and a rear wall of windows to take advantage of the East River views.

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Celebrities, Cool Listings, Sutton Place 

The brick Georgian townhouse in Sutton Place designed for Anne Vanderbilt, the wife of railroad heir William Vanderbilt, has hit the market for $21 million. Located at 1 Sutton Place, the 15-room home sits on the northeast corner of 57th Street, punctuated by a bright blue front door. Vanderbilt, along with a group of wealthy buyers, is credited with turning the remote, riverside Manhattan neighborhood into one of the city’s most influential areas.

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