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Top 10 Central Park West Apartment Buildings

Although Fifth Avenue is pretty well known internationally as a respectable address, the Top 10 Central Park West apartment buildings really come on strong in the current home stretch.  Its line-up is a murderers’ row of really impressive and interesting New York City apartment buildings.  Some of them, of course, are ageless veterans, but they have true architectural heart, if not grit.  Sort of reminds one of the 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers: incomparable even if they lost to the Yankees. C’mon, you didn’t think all the people on Central Park West rooted for the Yankees?  They’re just in the mood for greatness, even if it vanished, which is pretty astounding, gosh darn!

#1 - The Dakota, 1 West 72nd Street

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This boulevard's many multi--towered residential skyscrapers cannot bully aside its grand dame, the legendary Dakota, home to John Lennon, perhaps the city's most desirable residence for its inestimable character, as opposed to charm.


Price Range
$1.3M - $12.5M
Avg. Price / Ft2
$2,592
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#2 - The San Remo, 145 Central Park West

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A monument to classicism, this is one of Emery Roth's famous architectural masterpieces and a major icon of the city around Central Park.


Price Range
$8.2M - $16.8M
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#3 - The Beresford, 211 Central Park West

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In the high-stakes game of New York City real estate, can you guess which of the three towers of this residential palace is hiding the key to the city?

 


Price Range
$4.4M - $19M
Avg. Price / Ft2
$1,857
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#4 - The Majestic, 115 Central Park West

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Emery Roth gets a lot of glory for his Central Park West masterpieces, but Irwin Chanin deserves some too for his very fine, Machine Age, twin-towered residential buildings, the Majestic and the Century.


Price Range
$1.1M - $16.9M
Avg. Price / Ft2
$3,449
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#5 - The Langham, 135 Central Park West

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Those pyramids at either end of this handsome building's roof line contain very nice living spaces and the city can never have enough of them.


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#6 - The Eldorado, 300 Central Park West

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Here, Emery Roth took Art Deco's  streamlining to heart and sculpted these  twin residential towers  in a minimalist style.


Price Range
$1.7M - $9.3M
Avg. Price / Ft2
$1,731
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#7 - The St. Urban, 285 Central Park West

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Designed by Robert T. Lyons in Beaux-Arts style in 1906, this very ornate building has a domed corner tower and a large, inset driveway that was the building's original entrnace.


Price Range
$12.6M
Avg. Price / Ft2
$3,396
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#8 - The Kenilworth, 151 Central Park West

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This 13-story pre-war apartment building is the boulevard's most robust with extra-strength dosages of architectural flourishes and elements, particularly the two-story-high, banded columns flanking its impressive entrance.


Price Range
$3.9M
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#9 - 15 Central Park West

Condo in Central Park West

Architect Robert A. M. Stern used his encyclopedic knowledge of architectural history to create this perfect, asymmetrical, pre-war residential complex in 2007, so you just shush about your shadows!


Price Range
$4.5M - $50M
Avg. Price / Ft2
$5,426
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#10 - Trump International, 1 Central Park West

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Donald Trump got Philip Johnson and Costas Kondylis to work on this fixer-upper drab office buildling and he got a gleaming jewel of a mixed-use hotel and residential complex with the city's nicest curtain walls that just dazzle.


Price Range
$895K - $32M
Avg. Price / Ft2
$2,741
Apts Available
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