The site is conveniently located within immediate access to the FDR Drive. In addition, with uptown bus service along Second Avenue, and cross-town bus service available on East 49th and 50th Streets, this site is well serviced by public transportation.

Convenient retail shopping facilities are well located and virtually every service necessary is available along First and Second Avenues. In addition, the site is near the retail districts along both Fifth Avenue and 57th Street, where one can find world famous department and specialty stores.

For those desiring train service, the East 51st Street Lexington Avenue line train station, the East 53rd Street F line station, and the Grand Central Station are located within a short walk of the site, providing excellent access to major subway lines and the Metro North commuter railway system.

In addition to the legendary pre-war structures gracing Beekman Place (from East 49th to East 51st Street and between First Avenue and the East River) the neighborhood is dignified by several residences that are notable for either their architecture or their desirability as established and highly regarded cooperative apartment buildings.