Tudor City, Manhattan(History)

neighborhoods_manhttan_tudor_city_300x300Tudor City is an apartment complex located on the southern edge of Turtle Bay on the East Side of Manhattan in New York City. It was the first residential skyscraper complex in the world. It is bordered by East 40th Street to the south, First Avenue to the east,Second Avenue to the west, and East 43rd Street to the north. Tudor City takes its name from England’s Tudor dynasty, which ruled from 1485 to 1603 and included King Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth I.