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The Dorset, 150 West 79th Street

Co-op located in Upper West Side, between Columbus Avenue & Amsterdam Avenue

Description of The Dorset at 150 West 79th Street

The Dorset is an Italian Renaissance-style building erected in 1911 and converted to a cooperative in 1971. The building offers a part-time doorman, live-in superintendent, bike room, central laundry room, private storage, a private backyard, and a landscaped roof deck. It is located at 150 West 79th Street, a prime Upper West Side location near Central Park, the American Museum of Natural History, popular restaurants, top shops, and public transportation.

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Building Facts

  • Year Built: 1910
    Building Type: Co-op
    Neighborhood: Broadway Corridor (Manhattan)
    Minimum Down: 25%
  • Total Apartments: 66 66
    Total Floors: 12
    Doorman: PT Doorman
    Total Floorplans:

Apartment Pricing Stats

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Building Amenities

  • PT Doorman
  • Pre War
  • Resident Storage
  • Garden
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator

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The Dorset: Rating

Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 21 / 44

Out of 36

Location Rating: 24 / 36

Out of 39

Features Rating: 11 / 39


CityRealty Rating Reference

  • 30+ remarkable
  • 20-29 distinguished
  • 11-19 average
  • < 11 below average
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  • 18-26 distinguished
  • 9-17 average
  • < 9 below average
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  • 16-21 distinguished
  • 9-15 average
  • < 9 below average
  • #41 Rated co-op - Broadway Corridor

Carter Horsley's Review of The Dorset

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"Most Italian Renaissance-palazzo-style apartment buildings in the city have a few decorative balconies but few make balconies a major design element. This 12-story building, which was erected in 1911 and converted to a cooperative in 1971, has quite bold columns of balconies at either end of its frontage along 79th Street and its top floor has another one in the center of the façade that symmetrically relates to the building's entrance.

The building has 65 apartments and is one of many pre-war buildings with sidewalk landscaping and seating that make this one of the city's nicest residential blocks. The east end of this quiet street faces Manhattan Square, the large park in which the American Museum of Natural History stands." Read Carter's Full Review
  • Attractive- pre-war building
  • Very close to the American Museum of Natural History
  • Close to famous stores on Broadway and excellent stretch of sidewalk cafes on Amsterdam Avenue
  • Attractive wrought-iron balconies
  • Very good public transportation
  • Sidewalk landscaping and seating
  • Canopied entrance
  • Close to Subway
  • No garage
  • Protruding air-conditioners
  • Step-up entrance
  • No health club
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at Broadway 0.16 miles
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  2. C
at Central Park West 0.29 miles
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  2. 3
at Broadway 0.37 miles

Sales Summary - Past 12 Months

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Past 12 Months
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Closing History - Last 10 sales

Units Sold
$350K - $2.9M
Price Range
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