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Famous Address: Life in the Dakota Apartments

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 26, 2017 01:05 AM
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by Caroline Biggs last modified Aug 25, 2017

Ask any New Yorker what's worth taking a peek at on the Upper West Side of Manhattan and you'll be hard pressed to find someone who doesn't suggest the Dakota. Towering over the corner of 72nd Street and Central Park West, the iconic apartment building looks more like something you'd see in a storybook—tall Gothic-style gables, deep sloped roofs, and arched entrances—than on the streets of New York. Yet, there it is, in all its glory: "the most famous apartment building in New York City" with a history that's almost as legendary as its architecture. READ MORE »





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