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Sutton Place
Sutton Place is the name given to an affluent street and surrounding enclave of the borough of Manhattan in New York City. It is located on the cusp of the Midtown and Upper East Side neighborhoods, along the East River.

Sutton Place encompasses two public parks, one at 57th Street and another at 53rd Street. One Sutton Place South, with its triple-arch driveway, is a neo-Georgian style mansion that was designed by Rosario Candela. Other prominent residents of Sutton Place include architect I.M. Pei, former New York Governor Mario Cuomo, and actress Sigourney Weaver. Former residents of Sutton Place include Bill Blass, C.Z. Guest, Bobby Short, Irene Hayes, Elsie de Wolfe, Marilyn Monroe and her then husband Arthur Miller.

The official residence of the United Nations Secretary-General is a four-story townhouse in Sutton Place. The townhouse was built for Anne Morgan, daughter of financier J.P. Morgan, in 1921, and donated as a gift to the United Nations in 1972.

50 Sutton Place South was one of the buildings used to film the 2007 movie, American Gangster
Sutton Place has had several parks used in films and videos such as Woody Allen movies The Saint of Fort Washington and a rap video by Criag Mack.
Scarface had a scene where Al Pacino was on the telephone in the Sutton Place heliport, now turned to a dog park.





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