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New Manhattan condo tower features charming motor court

Modern meets traditional at 50 United Nations Plaza

Condo owners at 50 United Nations Plaza can now tack another amenity onto the high-end Manhattan tower in Turtle Bay’s extensive list: a motor court. The 10,000 square foot, private drop-off near the entry is a common feature of a hotel, but rarely seen in New York City’s high-rise residential properties. Although novel for NYC living, unloading away from the street is inarguably a more leisurely, pleasant experience -- something co-developers Zeckendorf and Global Holdings recognize as a unique draw. “In New York City, the ability to come and go from one’s home via a landscaped, gated motor-court, complete with valet parking, is the rarest of amenities and just one of the hallmarks of luxury that sets 50 United Nations Plaza apart,” said Jill Mangone, director of sales and marketing for 50 United Nations Plaza. 50 United Nations Plaza/Brown Harris Stevens Only a handful of NYC condo properties incorporate a motor court into their exterior designs. One of which...