This famous street is located on the east side of Manhattan in the neighborhood of Turtle Bay. It’s named for James Beekman who had a gorgeous mansion this Mount Place in 1765. 23 Beekman Place is another famous building designed by modern architect Paul Rudolph. It’s a menagier of glass and iron with a sleek structure that overlooks the East River with its amazing panoramic views. It’s long been a prestigious place to live in NYC, but in 2014 a new record was set for the highest priced apartment. 29 Beekman Place, a seven story mansion went up for sale for a whopping 50 million dollars. For that though you get around 11,000 square feet of prime city real estate.
Many people who describe living there as an oasis away from the hustle of the big city. It has significant old world charm, but it actually a little less expensive than some of the pricer spots on 5th avenue. One bedrooms usually sell for around 375,000 which is comparable to many other places in the city. If you have a hankering for some french food, over on 1st street is Jubilee which has fantastic french bistro foods like Croque Monsieur and Badoit. What exactly is Badoit? It’s just french fancy mineral water.