The Dakota

1 West 72nd Street At the Northwest Corner of Central Park West   |    Central Park West

The Dakota - 1 West 72nd Street
  • Co-op
  • Built in 1882
  • 103 Apartments
  • 10 Floors
99

The Dakota, 1 West 72nd Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 99, based on:

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  • #1 Rated co-op in Manhattan
  • #1 Rated co-op - Upper West Side
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Overview

Perhaps the most famous New York City co-operative apartment building, the Dakota at 1 West 72nd Street has long been home to celebrities because of its spacious residences, prime Central Park location and storied history.

The Dakota sits just to the west of Central Park and sports an instantly recognizable façade. It was constructed in 1884 and, though it has undergone extensive renovations, still maintains much of its original character. Units range from 3 to 10 rooms and many have fireplaces; residents are also granted access to a private center courtyard.

A white-gloved, full-time doorman greets owners and guests at the Dakota, which offers expansive Central Park views and concierge service. It is also located near many notable restaurants and retail stores.

Features & Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • Pre War
  • Garden
  • Elevator

Pros

  • Legendary address
  • Very spacious apartments
  • Very high ceilings
  • Sensational Central Park views
  • Prestigious resident roster
  • Impressive entrance
  • Large center courtyard with fountain
  • Four separate lobbies at corners of courtyard
  • Many fireplaces
  • Impressive wainscoting
  • Doorman

Cons

  • Several blocks from cross-town buses
  • Tourist attraction for John Lennon fans
  • Busy intersection
  • Not close to supermarket

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