Berkeley House, 120 Central Park South

between Avenue of the Americas & Seventh Avenue   |    Midtown West

Berkeley House - 120 Central Park South
79

Berkeley House, 120 Central Park South has received a CityRealty Rating of 79, 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

21
Out of 44
+
34
Out of 36
+
16
Out of 39
+
8
=
79
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Very Attractive 5 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
None 2 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Dramatic 3 out of 3 points
Alterations:
Well Done 1 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:
Attractively Enclosed 2 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Discrete 1 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
No 0 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
None 0 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
Consistent 1 out of 1 points
Landmark:
No 0 out of 2 points
Unity:
Unrelated Base 0 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 10 blocks 5 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:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 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:
5-9 2 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
9-11 Feet 2 out of 4 points
Balconies:
None 0 out of 3 points
Health Club:
Yes 1 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
None 0 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Minimal 1 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:
None 0 out of 1 points
Elevator Person:
Yes 1 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:
No 0 out of 1 points
Prewar:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Many 2 out of 2 points
  • #16 Rated co-op - Midtown
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Nearby Subway Stations

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    • 5th Av - 53rd Street (at 5th Ave and 53rd) (0.43 miles)
     
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    • 59th Street (at Central Park West and 60th) (0.28 miles)
     
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    B
    • 59th Street (at Central Park West and 60th) (0.28 miles)
     
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    D
    • 59th Street (at Central Park West and 60th) (0.28 miles)
     
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    F
    • 57th Street (at 6th Ave) (0.15 miles)
     
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    N
    • 57th Street (at 7th Ave) (0.20 miles)
     
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    Q
    • 57th Street (at 7th Ave) (0.20 miles)
     
  8. R
    R
    • 57th Street (at 7th Ave) (0.20 miles)
     
  9. A
    A
    • 59th Street (at Central Park West and 60th) (0.28 miles)
     
  10. C
    C
    • 59th Street (at Central Park West and 60th) (0.28 miles)
     
  11. E
    E
    • 7th Av (at Broadway and 53rd) (0.32 miles)
     

Berkeley House Overview

Berkeley House is an attractive mid-block building at 120 Central Park South with a handsome entrance marquee.

It has a two-story limestone base, a doorman, an attended elevator, discrete air-conditioners, a garage and no sidewalk landscaping.

This block, between the Avenue of the Americas and Seventh Avenue, is the most elegant on Central Park south as it boasts the great Art Deco rooftops of the Trump Parc building on the east end and the Essex House mid-block as well as the spectacular, green mansard roof of Hampshire House mid-block and the imposing Italian Renaissance-palazzo-style New York Athletic Club on the west end.

Like all Central Park South buildings, this building has great vistas of Central Park and the skylines of Upper Fifth Avenue and Central Park West.

The 20-story building was designed by Hyman Isaac Feldman in 1942. It has 100 cooperative apartments and was converted in 1980.

Historically, Central Park South was for many decades a surprisingly unattractive location despite its great views because of its narrow sidewalks, high traffic, a proliferation of street people who patronized guests at its many hotels and a lack of normal residential neighborhood amenities. At the end of the 20th Century, however, its ambiance improved significantly with the erection of several new luxury towers nearby and the opening of new restaurants and a supermarket not too far away and the long-delayed redevelopment of the New York Coliseum site at its western terminus where...

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Features & Amenities

  • Conversion Year: 1980
  • Elevator Man
  • FT Doorman
  • Hi Rise
  • Pre War
  • Elevator

Pros

  • Spectacular vistas
  • Doorman
  • Elevator person
  • Garage
  • Convenient public transportation
  • Close to Whole Foods store at Time Warner Center
  • Overlooks Central Park

Cons

  • No sidewalk landscaping
  • No balconies
  • Considerable traffic
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