Plaza East – 340 East 34th Street

Plaza East is a luxury apartment rental building located in Kips Bay. The building offers amazing East River views, and boasts a 24-hour attended lobby, a fitness room, a landscaped sun deck and more. Plaza East offers studio, one and two bedroom apartments with oak strip floors and modern kitchens and baths. Plaza East is located just east of Manhattan’s Murray Hill neighborhood, which is chock full of bars, eateries and boutiques.

Units and Pricing

There is currently just one unit available at Plaza East, a studio apartment with 457 square feet. It is listed at $2,280/month. Previous rental listings, of which there are 196, ranged in price from $1,975/month to $4,230/month. The average price per square foot at Plaza East is $59.

Features and Amenities

All apartments at Plaza East feature sleek oak strip floors, modern kitchens and baths, and thermopane windows.  The building boasts a 24-hour attended lobby, a fitness room, and a beautifully landscaped sun deck.


Plaza East is located right near the East River in the neighborhood of Kips Bay. It is surrounded by fine shopping at Murray Hill, major medical centers, and the river esplanade.  On top of this, Midtown Manhattan is home to some of the best Manhattan has to offer such as Rockefeller Center and Broadway. Plaza East offers the bars and nightlife of Murray Hill and the quiet of Kips Bay, a smaller and less hectic neighborhood.

Why You Would Want to Live Here

Plaza East offers spacious, updated apartments with hardwood floors and modern kitchens, as well as a variety of amenities, including an attended lobby, a sun deck and a fitness center. The building might not have all the amenities of a condominium building, but the price per square foot is relatively low given the closeness to Midtown Manhattan. This building would be great for pied-a-terre residents, and those looking to live close (but not right on top of) where they work.