249 East 50th Street is located in the Turtle Bay neighborhood of the Midtown East area in Manhattan, NY. It is a 15-story condominium building that houses 29 units.
In previous years, the building’s address was known as a home to the world-renowned French restaurant Lutèce, which closed after 43 years in business in 2004.
249 East 50th Street is covered with approximately 12,000 sq. ft. of Dover Arena porcelain panels that are accented by various limestone panels and large sets of windows.
Created by Issac & Stern Architects, the building features a unique L shape to it that thins out towards the upper portion of it, and modernly blends itself into its surrounding neighborhood.