Sutton Place is a neighborhood located in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, United States. It is situated in the eastern part of the borough, bounded roughly by 53rd Street to the south, 59th Street to the north, the East River to the east, and 1st Avenue to the west. Sutton Place is known for its tree-lined streets, elegant townhouses, and upscale co-op buildings. The neighborhood is named after Effingham B. Sutton, who owned land in the area in the 1870s. In the early 20th century, the area became popular with wealthy New Yorkers, who built grand homes overlooking the East River. Today, Sutton Place is a residential neighborhood, with a mix of old and new buildings. The neighborhood is known for its exclusive co-op buildings and high-end restaurants and shops. It is also home to several parks and public spaces, including Sutton Place Park and the East River Esplanade.