The Legendary Dakota Has a Splendid Residence for Sale Asking $10M
The most iconic apartment building in NYC is unequivocally The Dakota at 1 West 72nd Street. Regarded as New York City’s first luxury apartment building, The Dakota was built in 1884 and designed by architect Henry J. Hardenbergh, who also designed the Plaza Hotel. Filled with influential figures like Judy Garland and Roberta Flack for as long as it has been open, the prestige that comes with living here is unlike anywhere else in the city. Now, an elegant Dakota unit that blends prewar details with the contemporary genius of IDA Innovator Peter Marino is for sale asking $10 million.
Enter the 21-foot grand entry gallery and begin to take in the 4,500-square-feet of splendor. A dramatic 27’ corner living room with magnificent ash black floors and mahogany details leads to an the adjacent gracious dining room, with 11′ pocket door, gold leafed ceiling, additional wood-burning fireplace, and a Juliet balcony. The library is just as captivating and the perfect place for a nightcap when entertaining glitzy guests.
There’s a flexible layout of 4 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms, making this residence ideal for all types of buyers. People will especially fall for the master suite, which features two full size bathrooms with Calacatta marble and two large walk in closets.
The apartment has The Dakota’s trademark 12-foot soaring ceilings and oversized windows, all with original restored moldings. With breathtaking views and 7 stunning and ornate wood burning fireplaces, it’s tough to imagine a more beautiful place for your own NYC legacy.
Lauren Muss and John Credaroli III of Douglas Elliman have the listing.