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Just another building which nobody would take too much notice of without the John Lennon connection. It is just across the road from central park and the corner of the park which has been renamed Strawberry Fields.
Gorgeous building right across from Central Park. Nice to take pictures of the outside of the building, but you aren't permitted in the building unless you live there or are visiting someone who lives there. A sign is clearly posted in front of the building...More
NYC has many iconic buildings but few hold such an attraction as The Dakota.
No name on the building so if you are unsure ask a guard at the side entrance to confirm it.
Make sure when you are there to cross the street to...More
Walked across Central Park to see this iconic building. Beautiful facade and entrance, only diminished by the sadness of John Lennon's murder at the doorway. Still, until that point he had found a happy home here. Couldn't bring myself to visit New York without seeing...More
The Dakota has been home to many of New York's famous residents over the years, including John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Judy Garland, Rosemary Clooney, Lauren Bacall, Roberta Flack, John Madden, Joe Namath, Gilda Radner, etc. It's place will always be cemented in history as the...More
This is a private residence so you can't go inside unless you live there or are visiting someone who lives there. What's interesting is that this is the former residence of John Lennon, and the current residence of Yoko Ono. Unfortunately this is also where...More
The Dakota is an infamous residence in NYC, located just outside of Central Park West's park entrance. Of course, the gate entrance is where John Lennon's life was taken, too soon. Yoko still lives at The Dakota. The views of Central Park from her apartment...More
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