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The Oliver Cromwell, 12 West 72nd Street

Between Central Park West & Columbus Avenue

Key Details

  • Year Built 1926
    Building Type Cooperative
    Neighborhood Central Park West
  • Total Apartments 172
    Total Floors 29
    Doorman FT Doorman
Avg. Price / ft2
Avg. Price / ft2

Description

The Oliver Cromwell is an immaculate prewar high-rise in Central Park West designed by Emery Roth in 1926. The lobby and elevators have been restored to reflect the original 1920's glory, and the building is staffed by a 24-hour doorman and live-in superintendent. Residential amenities include a bike room and central laundry room.

The building welcomes pets and allows pied-a-terres. Its address at 12 West 72nd Street puts it near Central Park, Lincoln Center, high-end shopping, fine dining, and express and local transportation options.

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Building Amenities

  • FT Doorman
  • Pre War
  • Resident Storage
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator

Apartments for Sale at 12 West 72nd Street (4)

4
Available Apts
$470K - $6M
Price Range
$2,975
Avg. Price / ft2
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Apartments for Rent at 12 West 72nd Street (3)

3
Available Apts
$2,350
Prices Start At
$108
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Rating

24
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 24 / 44

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30
Out of 36

Location Rating: 30 / 36

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14
Out of 39

Features Rating: 14 / 39

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68

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
  • #45 Rated co-op - Central Park West
 
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Carter Horsley's Review

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"This 30-story tower is credited with ushering in "the transformation of its parkside neighborhood into one of the most architecturally distinctive areas in the city...It is one of Manhattan's finest free-standing towers of the 1920's."

That assessment was made, correctly, by Steven Ruttenbaum in his book, "Mansions in the Clouds, the Skyscraper Palazzi of Emery Roth," (Balsam Press, Inc., 1986)." Read Carter's Full Review
Pros
  • Magnificent views from upper floors
  • Near Central Park
  • Convenient to subways
  • Prime location
Cons
  • No garage
  • No sundeck
  • No health club
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Subways

  1. B
  2. C
at Central Park West 0.07 miles
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
at Broadway 0.29 miles
 

Sales Summary - Past 12 Months

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Past 12 Months
$1,192,500
Avg. Price
Based on 2 Sales
 

Closing History - Last 10 sales

10
Units Sold
$385K - $6.5M
Price Range
$1,414
Avg. Price / ft2

Pricing Comparison of Similar Buildings

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In The Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 385 Available for Sale
  • $2,378 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $4,516,048 Avg. Price
  • $1,875,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 15 Central Park West Apt PH1819A | $65,000,000
    Price / ft2 $11,013
  2. Least Expensive 25 West 64th Street Apt 2F | $225,000
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  • 263 Available for Rent
  • $78 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $8,740 Avg. Price
  • $4,350 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 15 Central Park West Apt PH1819B | $110,000
    Price / ft2 $235
  2. Least Expensive The Franconia Apt 1407 | $1,495

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