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The Kenilworth, 151 Central Park West

At The Northwest corner of West 75th Street   |    Central Park West

The Kenilworth - 151 Central Park West
84

The Kenilworth, 151 Central Park West has received a CityRealty Rating of 84, 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

24
Out of 44
+
30
Out of 36
+
22
Out of 39
+
8
=
84
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Very Distinguished 7 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:
Enclosed 1 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Allowed and Present 0 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:
No Consistency 0 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:
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:
Spacious 4 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
3-4 3 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
9-11 Feet 2 out of 4 points
Balconies:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Health Club:
Yes 1 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
None 0 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Considerable 2 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:
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:
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
  • #18 Rated co-op - Upper West Side
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  • Size Avg. Price # Sold
  • 4 BEDS $2,900,000 1
  • Avg. Price based on 1 closings during past 12 months Last updated May 01, 2016
 

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Nearby Subway Stations

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    • 72nd Street (at Central Park West) (0.22 miles)
     
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    • 72nd Street (at Central Park West) (0.22 miles)
     

The Kenilworth Overview

This very handsome French Second Empire-style apartment building has a superb location, magnificent views of Central Park and a very grand entrance flanked by banded columns.

Designed by Townsend, Steinle and Haskell for the Lenox Realty Company, this 13-story building, which is surrounded by a dry moat, was erected in 1908 and converted to a cooperative in 1958. It has only 42 apartments.

In their delightful book, "The A.I.A. Guide to New York City, Third Edition," (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1988), Elliot Willensky and Norval White describe the building as a "cubical, russet-brick wedding cake topped by a grand convex mansard roof." The authors were referring not to setbacks, which do not exist, as in most "wedding cake zoning" in the city, but to the sumptuous, seemingly extravagant "icing" of limestone detailing. "The whipped-cream efforts are executed in limestone in the interests of posterity," they remarked.

In his fine book, ""New York's Fabulous Luxury Apartments With Original Floor Plans from the Dakota, River House, Olympic Tower and Other Great Buildings," (Dover Publications, Inc., 1987)," Andrew Alpern wrote that the Kenilworth "has three apartments on each floor, two of which are of a modified long-hall variety." "While not exceptional in their planning or appointments, these suites," he continued, "have been kept surprisingly intact, considering their age. Minor interior alterations have been wrought over the years, but the exterior of the building has...

Carter Horsley's Review
of The Kenilworth, 151 Central Park West

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Features & Amenities

  • Conversion Year: 1957
  • FT Doorman
  • Garden
  • Roof Deck
  • Elevator

Pros

  • Distinguished architecture
  • Very dramatic entrance with banded columns
  • Dry moat
  • Great Central Park views
  • Pre-war construction
  • Concierge
  • Doorman
  • Not far from several schools

Cons

  • No garage
  • Step-up-lobby
  • No health club
  • No sidewalk landscaping
  • Not close to a supermarket
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Popularity Stats

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#31 Most viewed co-op in Upper West Side (past 30 days).

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  • 278 Total Sales
  • $1,415 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $2,271,917 Avg. Price
  • $1,350,000 Median Price
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    Price / ft2 $5,048
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