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The Prasada, 50 Central Park West

between West 64th Street & West 65th Street   |    Central Park West

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Key Details

  • Co-op
  • Built in 1907
  • 50 Apartments
  • 12 Floors
  • Size From # avail
  • 2 Beds $2,950,000 1
  • 3 Beds $3,995,000 1
  • 6+ Beds $7,995,000 1
  • Last updated Jul 18, 2017
  • View apartments for sale
$1,187 Avg. Price / Ft2

Overview

86

The Prasada, 50 Central Park West has received a CityRealty Rating of 86, 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

27
Out of 44
+
28
Out of 36
+
22
Out of 39
+
9
=
86
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:
Poorly Done 0 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:
Present 1 out of 2 points
Garden:
Attractive 2 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
Consistent 1 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 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:
3-5 Short Blocks 1 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:
More than 6 Short Blocks 0 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:
Stunning 5 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
3-4 3 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
11-14 Feet 3 out of 4 points
Balconies:
Some 1 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:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Fireplaces:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Door Person:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Concierge:
None 0 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
  • #13 Rated co-op - Upper West Side
  • #8 Rated co-op - Central Park West
How was this building rated?

The 12-story Prasada at 50 Central Park West on the south corner at 65th Street has one of the grandest residential entrances in the city. 

The French Second Empire-style building was built in 1907 by Franklin and Samuel Haines and designed by Charles W. Romeyn and Henry R. Wynne. 

In 1919, however, its mansard roof was removed and the top floor slightly expanded to its current configuration which is relatively flush with the next two highest floors. As a result, the building's composition has been seriously tampered with and truncated, although the alteration did not leave visible scars as in some of the more outrageous instances of cornice removal in the city. 

It has 40 apartments. 

The site was formerly occupied by a small wood-frame structure. 

The building has spectacular views of Central Park and the Upper East Side and midtown skylines. It is convenient to the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and all the restaurants and stores in that area and the cross-town bus to the East Side runs on 65th Street.

 

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Nearby Subway Stations

  1. 1
at Broadway 0.18 miles
  1. B
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  4. C
at Central Park West and 60th 0.26 miles
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Carter Horsley's Review

The Prasada, 50 Central Park West Carter Horsley's Building Review
"The 12-story Prasada at 50 Central Park West on the south corner at 65th Street has one of the grandest residential entrances in the city. " Read Carter's Full Review

The pros & cons

Pros
  • Cross-town buses to East Side run on 65th Street
  • Convenient to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
  • Pre-war construction
  • Doorman
  • Spectacular views of Central Park
  • Many bay windows
  • Fabulous and impressive entrance
  • Close to Subway
  • Spacious apartments
  • Two fireplaces in each apartment
Cons
  • Heavy traffic as building is at entrance to eastbound Central Park transverse road
  • Altered roof ruined architectural composition of the building
  • No health club
  • No garage
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  • $1,792 Avg. Price / Ft2
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