United Nations

The United Nations, is an intergovernmental organization responsible for maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations, achieving international cooperation, and being a center for harmonizing the actions of nations.

Landmarks in the Area

The is headquartered in , in a complex designed by a board of architects led by Wallace Harrison, and built by the architectural firm Harrison & Abramovitz.

The United Nations Postal Administration is the postal agency of the .

Non-Violence, also known as The Knotted Gun, is a bronze sculpture by Swedish artist Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd of an oversized Colt Python.357 Magnum revolver with a knotted barrel and the muzzle pointing upwards.

The United Nations Children's Fund is a agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children around the world.

The Japanese Peace Bell is a peace symbol.

Localities in the Area

Tudor City is an apartment complex located on the southern edge of Turtle Bay on the East Side of in , near Turtle Bay's border with .

Murray Hill is a neighborhood on the east side of in .

Diamond district is an area where the cutting, polishing, and trade of diamonds and other gems takes place.

Kips Bay, or Kip's Bay, is a neighborhood on the east side of the borough of .

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