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16 West 77th Street

Between Central Park West & Columbus Avenue   |    Central Park West

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Key Details

  • Co-op
  • Built in 1928
  • 102 Apartments
  • 15 Floors
$1,833 Avg. Price / Ft2

Overview

80

16 West 77th Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 80, 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

25
Out of 44
+
29
Out of 36
+
16
Out of 39
+
10
=
80
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Distinguished 6 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
None 2 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Dramatic 3 out of 3 points
Alterations:
None 2 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
None 0 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:
Attractively Enclosed 2 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Discrete 1 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
No 0 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
None 0 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
Consistent 1 out of 1 points
Landmark:
Part of Historic District 1 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:
Outstanding 5 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 40 blocks 2 out of 5 points
Views:
Dazzling 4 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Some 2 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Many 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Subway:
3-5 Short Blocks 1 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
No Noise 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
3-5 Short Blocks 1 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:
Spacious 4 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
5-9 2 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
9-11 Feet 2 out of 4 points
Balconies:
None 0 out of 3 points
Health Club:
None 0 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
None 0 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Minimal 1 out of 2 points
Bay Windows:
None 0 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:
None 0 out of 1 points
Catering:
None 0 out of 1 points
Garage:
None 0 out of 1 points
Mixed Use:
No 0 out of 1 points
Non Rectilinear Form:
No 0 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
  • #36 Rated co-op - Upper West Side
  • #19 Rated co-op - Central Park West
How was this building rated?

The very elegant, 15-story, apartment building that has canopied entrances at 6 West 77th Street and 16 West 77th Street was erected in 1928 and designed by Nathan Korn whose other buildings on the Upper West Side include 230 and 327 Central Park West.

The beige-brick buildings, which appear as one, contain a total 102 cooperative apartments.

They are directly west of the New York Historical Society on Central Park West and directly across 77th Street from the American Museum of Natural History.

The buildings have doormen, basement storage, sidewalk landscaping, a two-story rusticated limestone base, several stringcourses, a cornice, and roof decks.

Residents of the building and others on the block have campaigned against any expansion by the New York Historical Society, which had commissioned a fabulous addition several years ago by Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer that would have significantly added to the fabled Central Park West skyline with a setback tower with a pyramid roof while also vastly improving the looks of the existing society's rather dull building.

The myupperwest.com website noted that "perched above the cradle of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, where its world-beloved balloons come to live each year, this home enables a lifestyle previously thought to be just the stuff of movies."

Many of the building's apartments on the upper floors facing north have stupendous vistas of the towers of the museum in the foreground, the beacons of the Beresford in the background and Central Park to the east.

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Nearby Subway Stations

  1. B
  2. C
at Central Park West 0.17 miles
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
at Broadway 0.39 miles

Carter Horsley's Review

16 West 77th Street Carter Horsley's Building Review
"The very elegant, 15-story, apartment building that has canopied entrances at 6 West 77th Street and 16 West 77th Street was erected in 1928 and designed by Nathan Korn whose other buildings on the Upper West Side include 230 and 327 Central Park West." Read Carter's Full Review

The pros & cons

Pros
  • Steps from Central Park
  • Close to Subway
  • Lovely prewar building
  • Large apartments
  • Not far from public transportation
  • Steps from the American Museum of Natural History
  • Storage space
  • Doorman
  • Central Laundry room
Cons
  • No garage
  • No fitness center
  • No balconies
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16 West 77th Street - 10 year Sales History

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16 West 77th Street Alternate Addresses

  • 6 West 77th Street
  • 8 West 77th Street
  • 10 West 77th Street
  • 12 West 77th Street
  • 14 West 77th Street
  • 6-16 West 77 Street

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  • $1,681 Avg. Price / Ft2
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