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The Plaza, 1 Central Park South

between 58th Street & Central Park South   |    Midtown West

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Key Details

  • Condo
  • Built in 1907
  • 181 Apartments
  • 21 Floors
  • Size From # avail
  • Studios $1,300,000 2
  • 1 Bed $1,350,000 11
  • 2 Beds $3,995,000 3
  • 3 Beds $11,500,000 5
  • 4 Beds $16,000,000 2
  • 6+ Beds $26,900,000 1
  • Last updated May 24, 2017
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$3,655 Avg. Price / Ft2
$120 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • Size Avg. Price # Sold
  • STUDIO $1,050,000 1
  • 1 BED $3,097,500 2
  • 2 BEDS $6,123,000 5
  • 3 BEDS $16,000,000 2
  • 4 BEDS $13,900,000 1
  • Avg. Price based on 11 closings during past 12 months Last updated May 24, 2017
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$3,757 Avg. Price / Ft2

Overview

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The Plaza, 1 Central Park South has received a CityRealty Rating of 99, 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

36
Out of 44
+
31
Out of 36
+
23
Out of 39
+
9
=
99
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Very Distinguished 7 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
High-End 5 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Dramatic 3 out of 3 points
Alterations:
Well Done 1 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
Very Attractive 3 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:
Not Allowed 2 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
Corner 1 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
Exists 1 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
Consistent 1 out of 1 points
Landmark:
Individual Designation 2 out of 2 points
Unity:
Unified Design 1 out of 1 points
Illumination:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Water Element:
Yes 1 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:
A lot 0 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:
More than 5 Short Blocks 0 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:
10-15 1 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
9-11 Feet 2 out of 4 points
Balconies:
Some 1 out of 3 points
Health Club:
Yes 1 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
Substantial 2 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
Minimal 1 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:
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:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Garage:
None 0 out of 1 points
Mixed Use:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Non Rectilinear Form:
Yes 1 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
  • #1 Rated condo in Manhattan
  • #1 Rated condo - Midtown
  • #1 Rated condo - Midtown West
How was this building rated?

Sporting one of the most famous names in the city, the Plaza has two addresses, 768 Fifth Avenue and 1 Central Park South.

The Plaza features 181 apartments facing to the north and east and hotel rooms facing south. Residences are equipped with high ceilings, period moldings and mantelpieces. Kitchens contain stone countertops and mosaic marble-tiled backsplashes.

Residents have access to the hotel’s notable restaurants – including the famous Palm Court – as well as its Caudalie Vinotherapie Spa, the Warren-Tricomi Salon and a La Palestra fitness center. Additionally, the Plaza offers such amenities as a 24-hour concierge and doorman, nanny service, limousine service, turn-down service and a private butler.

The Plaza is located close to some of the best shopping and nightlife in New York City, as well as public transportation.

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Nearby Subway Stations

  1. M
    M
    • 5th Av - 53rd Street (at 5th Ave and 53rd) (0.31 miles)
     
  2. 1
    1
    • 59th Street (at Central Park West and 60th) (0.46 miles)
     
  3. B
    B
    • 7th Av (at Broadway and 53rd) (0.40 miles)
     
  4. D
    D
    • 7th Av (at Broadway and 53rd) (0.40 miles)
     
  5. F
    F
    • 57th Street (at 6th Ave) (0.17 miles)
     
  6. N
    N
    • 5th Av (at 5th Ave and 60th) (0.06 miles)
     
  7. Q
    Q
    • 5th Av (at 5th Ave and 60th) (0.06 miles)
     
  8. R
    R
    • 5th Av (at 5th Ave and 60th) (0.06 miles)
     
  9. 4
    4
    • 59th Street (at Lexington Ave and 60th) (0.37 miles)
     
  10. 5
    5
    • 59th Street (at Lexington Ave and 60th) (0.37 miles)
     
  11. 6
    6
    • 59th Street (at Lexington Ave and 60th) (0.37 miles)
     
  12. A
    A
    • 59th Street (at Central Park West and 60th) (0.46 miles)
     
  13. C
    C
    • 59th Street (at Central Park West and 60th) (0.46 miles)
     
  14. E
    E
    • 5th Av - 53rd Street (at 5th Ave and 53rd) (0.31 miles)
     

Carter Horsley's Review

The Plaza, 1 Central Park South Carter Horsley's Building Review
"The French Renaissance chateau-style building was designed by Henry Janeway Hardenbergh, who also designed the Dakota at 1 West 72nd Street. The Plaza opened to the public on October 1, 1907 as a luxury hotel." Read Carter's Full Review

The pros & cons

Pros
  • World-famous landmark
  • Hotel services
  • Some balconies
  • Excellent public transportation
  • Catering
  • Excellent shopping
  • Concierge
  • Doorman
  • Overlooks Central Park
  • Close to Subway
  • Great lobby
  • Great entrances
  • Sidewalk landscaping
  • Oak Bar
Cons
  • No roof deck
  • Many apartments
  • Considerable traffic
  • Mixed-use project also has hotel and retail
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Popularity Stats

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#4 Most viewed condo in Manhattan (past 30 days).
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#2 Most viewed condo in Midtown (past 30 days).

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The Plaza, 1 Central Park South - 10 year Sales History

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The Plaza, 1 Central Park South 12 Month Sales Summary

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Past 12 Months
$3,757
AVG Price / ft2, based on 11 Sales
 

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The Plaza, 1 Central Park South Alternate Addresses

  • 13 Central Park South
  • 20 Central Park South
  • 774 Grand Army Plaza
  • 776 Grand Army Plaza
  • 770 Fifth Avenue
  • 6 Central Park South
  • 10 Central Park South
  • 12 Central Park South
  • 16 Central Park South
  • 1 Central Park South
  • 1 West 58th Street
  • 3 West 58th Street
  • 14 Central Park South
  • 4 Central Park South
  • 19 West 58th Street
  • 768 Fifth Avenue
  • 778 Grand Army Plaza
  • 766 Grand Army Plaza
  • 15 West 58th Street
  • One West 59th Street
  • One W 59th Street
  • 17 West 58th Street
  • 5 West 58th Street
  • 7 West 58th Street
  • 9 West 58th Street
  • 11 West 58th Street
  • 11 Central Park South
  • 770 Grand Army Plaza
  • 13 West 58th Street
  • 3 Central Park South
  • 5 Central Park South
  • 2 Central Park South
  • 17 Central Park South
  • 764 Grand Army Plaza
  • 772 Grand Army Plaza
  • 7 Central Park South
  • 9 Central Park South
  • 15 Central Park South
  • 768 Grand Army Plaza
  • Plaza Hotel
  • 19 Central Park South
  • 18 Central Park South
  • 8 Central Park South

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In the Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 681 Available for Sale
  • $2,238 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $3,867,191 Avg. Price
  • $1,985,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive Atelier Apt 45FL | $85,000,000
    Price / ft2 $8,500
  2. Least Expensive Sheffield 57 Apt STG27 | $215,000
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  • 500 Available for Rent
  • $79 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $7,219 Avg. Price
  • $5,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive The Park Imperial Apt 64A | $120,000
    Price / ft2 $180
  2. Least Expensive 305 West 52nd Street Apt 4G | $2,150
    Price / ft2 $65
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  • 578 Total Sales
  • $1,747 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $2,191,270 Avg. Price
  • $1,280,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive One57 Apt 83 | $45,824,750
    Price / ft2 $7,344
  2. Least Expensive 715 Ninth Avenue Apt 3RN | $340,000
    Price / ft2 $850

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