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The Dorilton, 171 West 71st Street

between Columbus Avenue & Broadway   |    Broadway Corridor

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Key Details

  • Co-op
  • Built in 1902
  • 60 Apartments
  • 12 Floors
Currently, no apartments are available

Overview

95

The Dorilton, 171 West 71st Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 95, based on:

 
Architecture

Anything above 30 is remarkable, from 20-29 is distinguished and from 11-19 is average, while below 11 is below average.

 
Location

Anything above 27 is remarkable, from 18-26 is distinguished and from 9-17 is average, while below 9 is below average.

 
Features

Anything above 22 is remarkable, from 16-21 is distinguished and from 9-15 is average, while below 9 is below average.

Rating Summary

34
Out of 44
+
27
Out of 36
+
24
Out of 39
+
10
=
95
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Architectural Masterpiece 8 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
Good 3 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Dramatic 3 out of 3 points
Alterations:
Well Done 1 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
Yes and Good 2 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Exposed 0 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Discrete 1 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
Corner 1 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
Distinctive 2 out of 2 points
Garden:
Attractive 2 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
Consistent 1 out of 1 points
Landmark:
Individual Designation 2 out of 2 points
Unity:
Unified Design 1 out of 1 points
Illumination:
None 0 out of 1 points
Water Element:
None 0 out of 1 points

Location Rating: Points Breakdown

Street Ambience:
Average Mix 2 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 10 blocks 5 out of 5 points
Views:
Impressive 3 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
A lot 0 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Only Top Floors 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Subway:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
No Noise 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
Less Than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Water:
3-6 Short Blocks 1 out of 2 points
Shopping:
5 or less Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Schools:
No Noise 1 out of 1 points
Noise From Nightlife:
None 1 out of 1 points

Features Rating: Points Breakdown

Lobby:
Minimal but Attractive 2 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
3-4 3 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
9-11 Feet 2 out of 4 points
Balconies:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Health Club:
Yes 1 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
None 0 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Considerable 2 out of 2 points
Bay Windows:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Fireplaces:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Door Person:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Concierge:
None 0 out of 1 points
Elevator Person:
None 0 out of 1 points
Recreational Roof:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Driveway:
None 0 out of 1 points
Maids Room:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Catering:
None 0 out of 1 points
Garage:
None 0 out of 1 points
Mixed Use:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Non Rectilinear Form:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Unusual Layouts:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Prewar:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Many 2 out of 2 points
  • #8 Rated co-op in Manhattan
  • #3 Rated co-op - Upper West Side
How was this building rated?

The pre-war, 12-story Dorilton at 171 West 71st Street is located in the Upper West Side at the northeast corner of Broadway. 

The Dorilton’s gated side street entrance is considered to be among the grandest in New York. It became an official city landmark in the 1970s and it transitioned from rental units to apartments in 1984.

Millions of dollars of careful restoration in the years since have brought its elaborate façade and rich interior spaces back to their original Edwardian splendor. Intricate wood molding, wainscoting and marble mantles can still be found in many apartments. Modern kitchens and bathrooms add to the Dorilton's mix of both pre-war and contemporary finishes.

Several apartments also enjoy projecting bay windows and Juliet balconies, among other architectural amenities.

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Nearby Subway Stations

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
at Broadway 0.04 miles
  1. B
  2. C
at Central Park West 0.32 miles

Carter Horsley's Review

The Dorilton, 171 West 71st Street Carter Horsley's Building Review
"Although the Dorilton at 171 West 71st Street on the northeast corner at Broadway has not always been one of the city's most prestigious residential addresses, it is one of the most spectacular architecturally. " Read Carter's Full Review

The pros & cons

Pros
  • Architectural masterpiece
  • Great ladies overseeing Broadway
  • Some bay windows
  • Great human balcony brackets
  • Great entrance with putti
  • Fireplaces
  • Prime location
  • Doorman
  • Roof deck
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • No concierge
  • Considerable traffic
  • No garage
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