Manhattan Apartment Buildings in history/today: The Oliver Cromwell

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Real Estate Agent with The Corcoran Group

The Oliver Cromwell 12 W 72nd Street

Architect Emory Roth completed this distinctive 30 story ornate building in 1927. Located mid block on West 72nd Street off Central Park West, the building converted to coop in 1984. There are 172 apartments.

The tower, has a buff brick façade above a rusticated, three-story stone base and terra-cotta window surrounds in Italian Renaissance fashion at the fourth, fifth, sixth, 15th, and 26th through the 29th stories. The building has setbacks at the 16th, 19th, 20th, 21st 27th, and 29th floors.

 

12 West 72nd Street The Oliver Cromwell

 

The Oliver Cromwell is very similar to Roth's Carlyle Hotel on the east side. The Oliver Cromwell is located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. It is a pet friendly building and allows pied-a-terre. It has a garage, garden, storage and laundry room. Maximum financing allowed 75%.

Apartments range from 400 square foot studios starting around $300,000 to 700 square foot one bedrooms from $575,000 to 2 bedrooms from 950,000 to 3 and 4 bedroom tower apartments and penthouses up to $4.5 million.

 

Manhattan Apartment Buildings in history/ today

 

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A Blog Series Courtesy of:

Mitchell Hall, Associate Broker, The Corcoran Group

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Rainmaker
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You make me long for the days when I lived in Manhattan Mitchell..........I always enjoy your posts and the wonderful pictures you show of amazing buildings with great architecture and character........only in NYC.

September 03, 2010 09:06 AM
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Hey Mitchell great piece of history and thanks for lesson.  NY has such wonderful sights to see. It is amazing even the building themselves are like people, so many stories that can be shared :)

September 03, 2010 09:49 AM
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Mitchell.. love your NYC  Apt Building Tour ..Find it fastinating ..Maybe one day you can fill in for Barbara on the Today Show...:0)

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Ruthmarie Hicks
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Hi Mitchell, I love seeing what you have to say about individual complexes in your neighborhood....Great localism posts.

September 03, 2010 10:21 PM
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Mitchell J Hall
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Laura, Thank you. I love architecture. I'm always taking pictures of buildings.

Roger, Thank you. I just sold an apartment at The Oliver Cromwell so I was inspired to write about it.

Hannah, Thanks, Maybe one day lol.

Ruthmarie, Thanks, I'm fortunate there are so many good buidings in my neighborhood to write about.

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