Where's the bay?
The neighborhood of Turtle Bay extends from 43rd to 53rd Street, and eastward from Lexington Avenue to the East River. The United Nations now stands where the bay once was, and the 40-acre tract once known as Turtle Bay Farm has evolved into an urban landscape.
Get away to Turtle Bay
From the international corridors of the United Nations to the posh parlors of Beekman Place, Turtle Bay is a diplomatic stomping ground and an enclave of East Side elegance. It's also a fascinating neighborhood to explore.
The median household income is $122,136, the median rent was $1,943, females slightly outnumbered males at a ratio of 13 to 11, and the median age was about 43 years. About 75% of residents were born in the U.S., the average household size was 1.7 people, and house and apartment prices averaged from $0.5 million to $1 million. Only one out of two households had a car due to the fact that this is close to Midtown Manhattan, where the majority of residents work.
Diplomatic Missions to the United States in Turtle Bay include:
Numerous missions to the United Nations are in Turtle Bay, close to the UN, include: