Sutton Place

Sutton Place

With a sense of calm and solitude permeating the streets, Sutton Place offers beautiful views of the East river and a historical presence.

With a sense of calm and solitude permeating the streets, Sutton Place offers beautiful views of the East river and a historical presence. The wide avenues of beautiful row houses have housed famous names from Anne Morgan (the youngest daughter of JP Morgan) to Marilyn Monroe and even the current UN General, Antonio Gueterres.
Cloistered between Midtown East, Lennox Hill, and the East River, this stunning district offers views of Roosevelt Island beyond the East River.


Easily accessible not only from downtown Manhattan, but also by Long Island, Sutton Place offers a variety of transportation. Take the (E & M) train and get off at Lexington Avenue 53rd Street, or take the (Q, N, R, M, 4, 5, & 6) trains to Lexington Avenue and 59th Street with entrances on 3rd Avenue.
To get across town, take the (M31 & M57) buses that run on 57th Street. To cross the river take the Queensboro bridge, or relax aboard the trolley that suspends over the East River from Roosevelt Island.


Unlike other districts in the city, Sutton Place’s cross streets end in cul-de-sacs that open up into attractive pocket parks offering astounding views, sunshine, and fresh air wafting up from the East River.
While the quiet streets offer a respite from the hustle and bustle of inner Manhattan, the true gems are the intricate details peppered throughout the neighborhood. Delicate filigree work on lamp posts, finely carved doors, and complex iron railings all infuse Sutton Place with charm and artistry.

Restaurants & Bars

Just an avenue over from Sutton Place, an abundance of restaurants and bars offer a variety of options from Mexican to small pizzerias and cafés. True to NYC’s reputation, one can get any type of food, from Morso’s handmade Italian pastas to Pho Saigon’s Vietnamese delights to Bistro Vendome‘s classical French cuisine.
Sutton Place offers bars that serve everything from American drafts to personalized cocktails. On the Southern perimeter, Mimi’s Piano Bar harkens back to previous decades with a piano player who performs with the audience. Irish pub, Neary’s, on the North end provides classic Gaelic food, warm service, and a homely environment.


This peaceful neighborhood offers studios and larger apartments in both the rental and sales market. The median rent is about $3,230, while the median sale comes in at $1,500,000.
The Manhattan median sales market is lower than Sutton place averaging at $980,000. However, the median rent in Manhattan is just about the same as Sutton Place coming in at $3,215.

Final Verdict

When investigating the quiet solitude of Sutton Place, search not only for famous celebrities meandering on the streets below their homes but for replicas of famous art hidden among the end parks as well.
With unique access to the East river, take advantage during Winter months to soak in the unobstructed sun beams and fresh air, while in the Summer enjoy the shade of the beautifully bent trees sprinkled throughout the wide avenues. With parks and art scattered throughout Sutton Place, every turn offers surprises for the city wanderer, city dweller, and curious explorers alike.

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