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The Bancroft

40 West 72nd Street, between Columbus Avenue & Central Park West   |    Central Park West

The Bancroft - 40 West 72nd Street
  • Co-op
  • Built in 1925
  • 140 Apartments
  • 16 Floors

The Bancroft, 40 West 72nd Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 52, based on:

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Nearby Subway Stations

  1. 1
    • 72nd Street (at Broadway) (0.28 miles)
  2. 2
    • 72nd Street (at Broadway) (0.28 miles)
  3. 3
    • 72nd Street (at Broadway) (0.28 miles)
  4. B
    • 72nd Street (at Central Park West) (0.08 miles)
  5. C
    • 72nd Street (at Central Park West) (0.08 miles)


This pleasant, mid-block, Italian Renaissance-palazzo style, apartment building was erected in 1925 and converted to a cooperative in 1984.

The 16-story, light-orange-brick building has 142 apartments.

It has a very distinctive cornice that is colored blue beneath its arches. The building has a three-story limestone base with a canopied entrance and arched windows on the second floor. It has a concierge and permits protruding air-conditioners. It has no health club, no balconies and no garage.

It has an excellent, central Upper West Side location and is half a block from Central Park and a subway station on Central Park West. It is also close to many restaurants and boutiques on Columbus Avenue and not far from the Lincoln Center District a few blocks to the south.

The Central Park West frontage on this street is anchored by the twin-towered Majestic apartment building on the south and the Dakota on the north, two of the city’s more important residential landmarks.

Carter B. Horsley

Features & Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • Pre War
  • Roof Deck
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator


  • Concierge
  • Distinctive cornice with blue arches
  • Pleasant pre-war building
  • Half a block from Central Park
  • Canopied Entrance
  • Half a block from subway
  • Close to several landmarks
  • Convenient to many restaurants and boutiques


  • No Balconies
  • No health club
  • No garage
  • Many apartments
  • No sidewalk landscaping

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