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Turtle Bay

A small community in Midtown East, Turtle Bay between 43rd and 53rd Street from Lexington Avenue to the East River is world renowned for being home to the United Nations, whose land was originally purchased by John D. Rockefeller Jr. after WWII.

Turtle Bay's renaissance began in 1920 when a number of brownstones and townhouses were purchased and remodeled. Combining all the backyards, a garden esplanade was created. Known as Turtle Bay Gardens, these two blocks are now a designated historic district made up of 11 townhouses.

Turtle Bay offers a number of pocket parks, restaurants, boutiques and shops that line the avenues.

Fun Facts: Turtle Bay Gardens' residents have included Kurt Vonnegut, Katharine Hepburn, Mary Martin and Tyrone Power; E.B. White is said to have written "Charlotte's Web" while living in a duplex on 48th Street inside Turtle Bay Gardens.

Housing Stock: Townhouses, brownstones, rental, co-op and condo high-rise apartment buildings and complexes.

Cinemas

City Cinemas
950 3rd Ave 1602
New York, New York 10022
212-888-1639

City Cinemas
1001 3rd Ave
New York, New York 10022
212-753-6022

Imaginasian Theatre
239 E 59th St
New York, New York 10022
212-371-6682

Jerry Golden Enterprises
501 Madison Ave
New York, New York 10022
212-752-6313

Jerry Golden Enterprises
286 Madison Ave 907
New York, New York 10017
212-683-5069

Neil Simon
850 3rd Ave
New York, New York 10022
212-822-2227

Rko Stage Productions
750 Lexington Ave 22
New York, New York 10022
212-644-0600

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