The Dakota - PARK FRONT RESIDENCE Located in the legendary Dakota on Central Park West and 72nd Street, this magnificent home occupies the coveted park-front position and provides wonderful views of Central Park and the city skyline.
This exceptionally grand 7-room apartment offers a spacious layout with three major rooms facing Central Park above the tree line. The residence has soaring 12'8" ceilings, wonderfully restored and preserved original detail as well as three wood burning fireplaces with their original mantle pieces.
The double mahogany front entrance doors open onto an impressive 40-foot gallery perfect for artwork and entertaining. To the right of the gallery is the park facing living room and adjacent library, which can easily be used an additional bedroom. To the left of the gallery is a magnificent 24' x 19' formal dining room, with two large windows overlooking the Dakota's charming courtyard and double fountains.
Beyond the living room is the private park facing master suite. The master bedroom has a walk-in closet, linen closet, an en-suite bathroom and dressing area. Down a separate hallway is an additional bedroom with a full hall bathroom. A study, powder room and a full laundry room are also located off this hallway. At the end of this wing is the generous eat-in windowed kitchen featuring western exposure into the courtyard, as well as a large pantry. The apartment has abundant storage throughout, with many walk-in and cedar closets.
A double staff room with a private full bathroom located on the 8th floor is available for sale separately at $350,000.
An additional penthouse studio apartment with kitchenette and full bathroom located on the top floor of the building is available for sale separately at $1,000,000.
Built in 1884, The Dakota is one of the most iconic buildings in New York City. Designed by the architectural firm of Henry Janeway Hardenbergh, also known for their design of The Plaza Hotel, the building exemplifies the North German Renaissance style. The building is built as a square around a central courtyard entered through a porte-cochere. Residents enjoy the highest level of privacy and white-glove services in one of Manhattan's most distinguished landmarked buildings.