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The Dakota, 1 West 72nd Street, #PHC

Listing no longer available on CityRealty as of Dec 17, 2015
It previously was on the market for a total of 1,947 days.
Last Sold on Dec 18, 2015 for $5,300,000
2 beds, 2 baths
  • Buyers
  • Aronow, Claudia
  • Sellers
  • Dobbs Family Trust F/b/o Candy Dobbs
  • Dobbs Family Trust F/b/o Loren Dobbs
  • Dobbs Family Trust F/b/o Rochelle Dobbs
  • Estate Of Leonard Dobbs, As Nominee
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8 apartments are currently available in this building.

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Key Details

  • Listed Jun 17, 2014
    Days on Market 1947
    Building Type Cooperative
    Neighborhood Central Park West
  • Monthly Maintenance $6,737
    Minimum Down Payment 50%
    Doorman FT Doorman

Description

A unique two-bedroom, two-bathroom duplex at the top of the iconic Dakota enjoys all the brightness and quietude that a penthouse home on Central Park West can offer. Penthouse C presents a rare architectural opportunity for modern living amidst historic elegance. The soaring loft-like living and dining lower-level, which offers ample wall space, a wood burning fireplace, and floating glass staircase & transom designed by James Carpenter, have served as the perfect accommodation for the owner’s impressive modern art collection.

The exposed steel beams, the jewel box like sitting room encased within the adjacent turret, and another room devoted to solitude and serenity make for a truly dynamic living experience. The eat-in kitchen enjoys open western and northern exposures. On the second floor sleeping-level there is significant separation between the respective bedrooms, ideal for those attaching a premium to privacy.

In addition, at the second floor landing, there is direct access to the adjoining roof terrace from the apt. The Dakota offers white glove service for owners with the most discerning of standards. Completed in 1884 this enduring masterpiece boasts a gated entryway and a perfectly manicured inner courtyard, making it one of the most treasured landmarks in all of Manhattan.

Pied-a-terres permitted. Other modern amenities of PHC include: multi-zoned central air conditioning, a washer and dryer, and an integrated speaker system. Also available for separate purchase is an extraordinary and versatile storage unit, please enquire for more details.

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Apartment Amenities

  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Garden

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

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

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