Looking east from Third Avenue along E65th Street at Manhattan House, on a sunny afternoon.
|Location||200 East 66th Street, Upper East Side, Manhattan, New York City|
|Design and construction|
It was built from 1950 to 1951. Designed by architect Gordon Bunshaft of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, the architectural style has been described as modernist. The building was made with concrete, and the facade with white bricks. Being 214 feet tall, it is considered a high-rise building. It overlooks a private garden with two sculptures by Hans Van de Bovenkamp.
The building is residential. It contains many condominiums. Notable tenants have included furniture designer Florence Knoll, actress Grace Kelly, clarinetist Benny Goodman, former Governor Hugh Carey, and businessman Frank Hardart, the co-founder of Horn & Hardart.
It became a New York City Landmark in 2007, a designation conferred by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission for its influential mid-century modernist architecture. In 2014, the penthouses were redesigned by Cuban-born interior designer Vicente Wolf.
It is co-owned by N. Richard Kalikow, a real estate developer, and Jeremiah W. O'Connor, Jr., the Managing Partner at O'Connor Capital Partners, a private equity firm. Both men disagreed on their 2007 renovation project.