Queen Elizabeth Comes to NYC: Royal Family Picks up $8M Apartment at 50 UN Plaza

Posted On Fri, June 19, 2015 By

Posted On Fri, June 19, 2015 By In Celebrities, Midtown West, Recent Sales

As The Real Deal reports, “Even the British royal family is getting into the business of pieds-a-terres in New York.” Queen Elizabeth herself has picked up a $7.9 million apartment at 50 United Nations Plaza. City records released today list the buyer of the three-bedroom, 3,000-square-foot residence as “Her Majesty the Queen in Right of New Zealand.”

50 UN Plaza, Queen Elizabeth II, royal family real estate

The listing says the apartment is perfect for large-scale entertaining, as it boasts a gracious foyer and 15-foot-long living/dining area, as well as a high-end kitchen with a Foster Partners-designed island, white lacquer Poliform cabinetry, and honed absolute back granite countertops.

50 UN Plaza

50 UN Plaza was appropriately designed by starchitect Lord Norman Foster, whom the Queen knighted 25 years ago. Here’s hoping she brings the grandkids for a visit…

[Listing: 50 United Nations Plaza #18B by Zeckendorf Marketing]

[Via TRD]

[Via CityRealty]

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