Its borders are First Avenue on the west, East 42nd Street to the south, East 48th Street on the north and the East River to the east. Turtle Bay is occasionally used as a metonym for the U.N. headquarters or for the U.N. as a whole. The building was designed by many architects across the world including Oscar Niemeyer.
Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
- UN Visitors Centre
- UN: Building an International Headquarters in New York – historical overview, on the UN 60th Anniversary webpage
- Agreement Establishing the UN headquarters – with information on legal status