Turtle Bay’s wide range in living costs is attracting a younger crowd. Originally a boatyard that protected ships from the East River winds, Turtle Bay is now one of the wealthiest yet affordable neighborhoods in Manhattan. Upscale restaurants neighbor affordable eateries and high-rise buildings tower over small shops and bars. Housing prices range from affordable rentals to multi-million dollar penthouses. Young singles and young families are increasingly moving to Turtle Bay’s residential areas, attracted by the neighborhoods numerous public parks and proximity to Grand Central Station and the United Nations Headquarters. Turtle Bay offers both convenience and options.