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The Eldorado, 300 Central Park West

Between West 90th Street & West 91st Street

Key Details

  • Year Built 1930
    Building Type Cooperative
    Neighborhood Central Park West
  • Total Apartments 208
    Total Floors 30
    Doorman FT Doorman
$1,895
Avg. Price / ft2
$1,432
Avg. Price / ft2

Rating

30
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 30 / 44

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29
Out of 36

Location Rating: 29 / 36

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23
Out of 39

Features Rating: 23 / 39

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91

CityRealty Rating Reference

 
Architecture
  • 30+ remarkable
  • 20-29 distinguished
  • 11-19 average
  • < 11 below average
 
Location
  • 27+ remarkable
  • 18-26 distinguished
  • 9-17 average
  • < 9 below average
 
Features
  • 22+ remarkable
  • 16-21 distinguished
  • 9-15 average
  • < 9 below average
  • #24 Rated co-op in Manhattan
  • #6 Rated co-op - Upper West Side
  • #4 Rated co-op - Central Park West
 

Description

The northernmost of Central Park West's great twin-towered apartment houses, the 31-story Eldorado was completed in 1931 and was designed by Emery Roth, in collaboration with Margon & Holder. 

Roth also designed the twin-towered San Remo and the triple-towered Beresford, both further south on the avenue.

The Eldorado at 300 Central Park West between 90th and 91st Streets is roughly the same size as the other twin-towered buildings, but its 186 co-op apartments are generally smaller than those in the others. 

"The futuristic sculptural detailing of the El Dorado, as well as its geometric ornament and patterns and its contrasting materials and textures, make it one of the finest Art Deco structures in the city. The towers are terminated by ornamented setbacks with abstract geometric spires that have been compared to Flash Gordon finials," observed Steven Ruttenbaum in his definitive study of Emery Roth: "Mansions in the Clouds, the Skyscraper Palazzi of Emery Roth," Balsam Press Inc., 1986.

The building was declared a city landmark in 1985.

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Building Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • Pre War
  • Basement Storage
  • Full Service Garage
  • Health Club
  • Roof Deck
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
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Apartments for Sale at 300 Central Park West (7)

7
Available Apts
$2.8M - $7.4M
Price Range
$1,895
Avg. Price / ft2
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Carter Horsley's Review

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"The northernmost of Central Park West's great twin-towered apartment houses, the 31-story Eldorado was completed in 1931 and was designed by Emery Roth, in collaboration with Margon & Holder. 
Roth also designed the twin-towered San Remo and the triple-towered Beresford, both further south on the avenue." Read Carter's Full Review
Pros
  • Fine Art Deco design by Emery Roth
  • Doorman
  • A few rounded balconies
  • Splendid views from the roof deck
  • Great views of Central Park and its reservoir
  • Sidewalk landscaping
  • All apartments have fireplaces although those in the back are only decorative
  • Garage
  • Towers have only one apartment per floor
  • 10-foot-high ceilings
  • Community room
  • Gym
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • Fairly far from midtown
  • No elevator operators
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Subways

  1. B
  2. C
at Central Park West and 88th 0.18 miles
  1. 1
at Broadway 0.45 miles
  1. 2
  2. 3
at Broadway and 95th 0.46 miles
 
 

Sales Summary - Past 12 Months

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Past 12 Months
$4,300,000
Avg. Price
Based on 3 Sales
 

Closing History - Last 10 sales

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10
Units Sold
$1.6M - $9.9M
Price Range
$2,242
Avg. Price / ft2

Pricing Comparison of Similar Buildings

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In The Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 420 Available for Sale
  • $2,250 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $3,770,896 Avg. Price
  • $1,885,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 15 Central Park West Apt PH41B | $49,995,000
    Price / ft2 $12,424
  2. Least Expensive 17 West 108th Street Apt 89 | $150,000
Data is based on sales from past 12 months and only transactions for which we have approximate square footage information available are included above
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  • 331 Total Sales
  • $1,767 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $2,405,004 Avg. Price
  • $1,340,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 15 Central Park West Apt 11B | $22,500,000
    Price / ft2 $6,466
  2. Least Expensive 46 West 71st Street Apt 2A | $212,000

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