305 East 47th Street, Class B office building in the United Nations submarket of Manhattan.

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Address: 305 East 47th Street Class: B
Cross Streets: 47th & 48th Streets Size: 128,000 SF
Year built: 1928 Architect: Frank S. Parker

The office building at 305 East 47th Street in the United Nations submarket of Midtown Manhattan was built back in 1928. It is also known as 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, and offers commercial office condominiums for rent and for sale on the east side of Midtown, in a convenient location close to various public transportation options. The building is home to various consulates and permanent missions of the UN, and is also popular among medical office tenants.

128 KSF of Class B Midtown Office Space

305 East 47th Street was originally built in 1928 and was renovated in 1987. It features 128,000 square feet of Class B United Nations office space across 12 floors, divided into 25 privately owned office condominiums. The building boasts a design by Frank S. Parker, and is currently managed by Colliers International.

Amenities at 305 East 47th Street include average floor plates of 13,000 square feet, on-site security and management, a fitness center, 24/7 attended lobby, and keycard building access.

Getting to and from 305 East 47th Street

Those working within 305 East 47th Street have convenient access to various public transportation options, including the F.D.R., Queensboro Bridge and Grand Central Terminal, served by the 4, 5, 6, and 7 lines, as well as Amtrak and MetroNorth.

Who is renting office space at 305 East 47th Street?

The office building at 305 East 47th Street is home to several diplomatic missions of the United Nations, including the Consulate General of Estonia, the Permanent Mission of Kazakhstan, the Permanent Mission of the Republic of the Sudan, and the Permanent Mission of the United Arab Emirates. Other tenants include Plan International UN, the American University of Beirut, NYU Langone Health and the Midtown Surgery Center.

How much is the rent price for office space at 305 East 47th Street?

Office asking rents at 305 East 47th Street tend to be roughly on par with the Midtown Manhattan average, which reached a post-recession peak of $88 per square foot in 2019.

Rents in the UN submarket are often lower than the average, as most of the international organizations in this area sign long-term leases and are part of a select niche of tenants in this part of NYC.

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Building Location & Nearby Public Transportation

Nearby Transportation


East 49th Street & 1st Avenue - 1 minute Walk
East 50th Street/2nd Avenue - 5 minutes Walk
East 50th Street/3rd Avenue - 7 minutes Walk
East 49th Street/3rd Avenue - 8 minutes Walk
East 49th Street/2nd Avenue - 4 minutes Walk
1st Avenue & Mitchell Place - 2 minutes Walk
1 Av/E 42 St - 7 minutes Walk
2nd Avenue & East 50th Street - 4 minutes Walk
2nd Avenue & East 54th Street - 9 minutes Walk
2nd Avenue & East 46th Street - 4 minutes Walk
3rd Avenue & East 47th Street - 7 minutes Walk

Important Information

Listings are presented for illustrative purposes only; they may no longer be available and are provided merely as an exemplary representation of the types of spaces in a given neighborhood for a given price.