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The Dakota, 1 West 72nd Street, #30

$5,000,000 | 2 beds
45 days on Market

Key Details

  • Listed Apr 28, 2021
    Days on Market 45
    Building Type Cooperative
    Neighborhood Central Park West
    Listing viewed 1,319 times
  • Monthly Maintenance $7,779
    Minimum Down Payment 50%
    Doorman FT Doorman

Description

Rarely available, this exceptional residence occupies the front Southeast corner at the iconic Dakota, the most coveted position in the entire building.

This stunning and grand scaled residence has soaring 13'6" ceilings, magnificent moldings, restored original detail, oversized windows, as well as two wood-burning fireplaces.

Entered off a semi-private vestibule, the apartment opens into a 13 ft entrance gallery which leads to a spectacular corner living room. This impressive room is 23 x 19 and captures wonderful views of Central Park and the Manhattan midtown skyline through floor-to-ceiling windows. The corner living room has soaring 13.6 ft. ceilings, original restored moldings, original shutters and a wood-burning fireplace with original mantle and over mantle.

The adjacent paneled library, which could also serve as a second bedroom, has a bowed window looking onto West 72nd Street and Central Park West, with open views of the Manhattan Skyline to the south. The handsome and sunny oversized primary bedroom with floor-to-ceiling windows faces South onto 72nd Street and has a wood-burning fireplace. The room is outfitted with two spacious closets and an en-suite marble bathroom with a tub/shower.

A galley kitchen completes the apartment.A second bathroom can be added, subject to Board approval. Please see alternate floor plan provided.

The building was designed by Henry J. Hardenbergh and completed in 1884.

The Dakota is one of the world's greatest and most renowned residential buildings. It's monumental form, embellished with ornate finials and Gothic gables makes it one of New York's most iconic structures. A unique gas lit entry and enchanting center courtyard add to its enduring charm.

The cooperative offers residents the highest levels of privacy, service, and security in one of Manhattan's most distinguished landmark buildings. A brand new fitness facility was completed in 2018.

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Apartment Amenities

  • Washer/Dryer in apt.

Estimated Monthly Cost

About The Dakota, 1 West 72nd Street

99

The Dakota, 1 West 72nd Street has received a CityRealty Rating of 99, 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

37
Out of 44
+
31
Out of 36
+
21
Out of 39
+
10
=
99
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Architectural Masterpiece 8 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:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
No, but Very Good 3 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Exists 1 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Attractively Enclosed 2 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Allowed and Present 0 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
Free Standing 2 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:
Yes 1 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:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 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:
5-9 2 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
14 or more Feet 4 out of 4 points
Balconies:
Some 1 out of 3 points
Health Club:
None 0 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
Substantial 2 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Minimal 1 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:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Elevator Person:
None 0 out of 1 points
Recreational Roof:
None 0 out of 1 points
Driveway:
Yes 1 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
  • Co-op
  • Built in 1882
  • 103 Apartments
  • 10 Floors

Building Amenities

  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • High-Rise
  • Pre War
  • Garden
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Center
  • Courtyard
  • In-Unit Washer/Dryer
  • Bike Room
  • Fireplaces
  • Landmarked

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Pros
  • Legendary address
  • Doorman
  • Impressive wainscoting
  • Many fireplaces
  • Four separate lobbies at corners of courtyard
  • Large center courtyard with fountain
  • Impressive entrance
  • Prestigious resident roster
  • Sensational Central Park views
  • Very high ceilings
  • Very spacious apartments
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • Several blocks from cross-town buses
  • Not close to supermarket
  • Busy intersection
  • Tourist attraction for John Lennon fans
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Subways

  1. B
  2. C
at Central Park West 0.08 miles
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
at Broadway 0.32 miles

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