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The Century, 25 Central Park West

between West 62nd Street & West 63rd Street   |    Central Park West

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Key Details

  • Condo
  • Built in 1931
  • 410 Apartments
  • 32 Floors
  • Size From # avail
  • 1 Bed $2,700,000 2
  • 2 Beds $2,995,000 5
  • 3 Beds $4,000,000 1
  • Last updated Apr 25, 2017
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$2,536 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • Size From # avail
  • Studios $3,250 1
  • 1 Bed $2,900 7
  • 2 Beds $7,500 3
  • 3 Beds $11,500 3
  • Last updated Apr 25, 2017
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$80 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • Size Avg. Price # Sold
  • 1 BED $1,540,000 5
  • 2 BEDS $3,533,365 6
  • 3 BEDS $3,500,000 1
  • Avg. Price based on 12 closings during past 12 months Last updated Apr 25, 2017
  • View all recent sales
$2,084 Avg. Price / Ft2

Overview

85

The Century, 25 Central Park West has received a CityRealty Rating of 85, 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

29
Out of 44
+
29
Out of 36
+
18
Out of 39
+
9
=
85
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:
Attractive 2 out of 3 points
Alterations:
None 2 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
None 0 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
No, but Very Good 3 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:
Corner 1 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 30 blocks 3 out of 5 points
Views:
Dazzling 4 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Considerable 1 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Many 2 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:
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:
More than 6 Short Blocks 0 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:
8-9 Feet 1 out of 4 points
Balconies:
Some 1 out of 3 points
Health Club:
Yes 1 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
Yes, but Small 1 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Minimal 1 out of 2 points
Bay Windows:
None 0 out of 1 points
Fireplaces:
None 0 out of 1 points
Door Person:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Concierge:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Elevator Person:
None 0 out of 1 points
Recreational Roof:
None 0 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:
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
  • #30 Rated condo - Upper West Side
  • #10 Rated condo - Central Park West
How was this building rated?

The Century is located on Central Park West near Columbus Circle.

The apartments at 25 Central Park West feature step-down living rooms, formal dining rooms, windowed eat-in kitchens and gracious entry galleries.  Newly installed windows – many of which are bay windows – capture intimate views of Central Park and its own private garden. 

The Century’s amenities include a full-time staff of doormen, elevator attendants and a concierge. Laundry service and in-building storage are also available.

In addition to The Century’s compelling Art Deco architecture, it is distinctive for its prime Central Park location. The shops, restaurants and transportation of Columbus Circle are a few blocks away, as is the culture and entertainment found in Lincoln Center and the surrounding area. Local schools, playgrounds and opportunities for family activities and outings are also some of the best in the city.

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Nearby Subway Stations

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Carter Horsley's Review

The Century, 25 Central Park West Carter Horsley's Building Review
"The sister of the Majestic apartment building several blocks to the north on Central Park West, the Century is one of the masterpieces of developer Irwin S. Chanin, who also built the great 56-story Chanin Building on East 42nd Street and many famous theaters around Times Square such as the Roxy, the Biltmore and the Majestic." Read Carter's Full Review

The pros & cons

Pros
  • One of few Central Park West buildings with retail uses
  • Prime location
  • Magnificent views
  • Close to Lincoln Center
  • Art Deco landmark
  • Doorman
  • Concierge
  • Good public transportation
  • Across from Central Park
Cons
  • Many apartments
  • No sunroof
  • Considerable traffic
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Popularity Stats

27
#27 Most viewed condo in Manhattan (past 30 days).
11
#11 Most viewed condo in Upper West Side (past 30 days).

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The Century, 25 Central Park West Aerial Imagery

 

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The Century, 25 Central Park West - 10 year Sales History

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The Century, 25 Central Park West 12 Month Sales Summary

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$2,084
AVG Price / ft2, based on 12 Sales
 

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The Century, 25 Central Park West Alternate Addresses

  • 9 West 62nd Street
  • 11 West 62nd Street
  • 13 West 62nd Street
  • 15 West 62nd Street
  • 4 West 63rd Street
  • 6 West 63rd Street
  • 8 West 63rd Street
  • 10 West 63rd Street
  • 12 West 63rd Street
  • 14 West 63rd Street
  • 16 West 63rd Street
  • 20 West 63rd Street
  • 1 West 62nd Street
  • 3 West 62nd Street
  • 17 West 62nd Street
  • 19 West 62nd Street
  • 2 West 63rd Street
  • 18 West 63rd Street
  • 5 West 62nd Street
  • 7 West 62nd Street

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In the Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 151 Available for Sale
  • $3,093 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $6,744,450 Avg. Price
  • $3,595,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 15 Central Park West Apt PH | $59,000,000
    Price / ft2 $11,178
  2. Least Expensive Towers on the Park II Apt 2E | $650,000
    Price / ft2 $1,104
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  • 110 Available for Rent
  • $88 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $10,337 Avg. Price
  • $4,425 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive Time Warner Center Apt 68A | $110,000
    Price / ft2 $326
  2. Least Expensive Jadam Apt 2D | $2,150
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  • 163 Total Sales
  • $2,113 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $3,160,217 Avg. Price
  • $1,290,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive Residences at the Mandarin Oriental Apt PH77B | $38,900,000
    Price / ft2 $8,062
  2. Least Expensive 26 West 97th Street Apt 1A | $540,000
    Price / ft2 $1,200

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