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|Type||Retail, office, and residential|
|Location||821 United Nations Plaza
New York City, NY
|Current tenants||UN Permanent Mission of Turkey|
|Owner||Republic of Turkey|
|Design and construction|
|Architecture firm||Perkins Eastman|
The Turkish House (also called Turkevi Center) is a 171-metre-high (561 ft), 36-floor skyscraper located at 821 United Nations Plaza in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. Turkish House will serve as the chancery of multiple Turkish diplomatic missions in New York and it will also host Turkish cultural activities.
It is planned to have 102,000 square feet of commercial space on the first 15 floors. The tower will have an auditorium and office floors for the UN mission and the consulate. Outdoor terrace spaces are planned on the 5th, 11th, and 16th floors. Beginning on the 20th floor there will be residential spaces for sale and for official use by the Turkish diplomatic missions. Total residential space is estimated to be 40,195 square feet with each unit averaging about 2,045 square feet. Two duplex apartments are planned. A fitness center, shared terrace space and a parking garage will be available for residents.
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