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Dakota Apartments


  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1884/10/27 Henry J Hardenbergh Architect Dakota Apartment building is built, 1880-1884
1960/00/00 Lauren Bacall Home Lauren Bacall makes a 4th floor apartment (contains many original 1884 features) at the Dakota her primary home from the 1960s until her death in 2014
1973/00/00 Yoko Ono Home John Lennon and Yoko Ono move into the Dakota
1973/00/00 John Lennon Home John Lennon and Yoko Ono move into the Dakota
1975/00/00 Leonard Bernstein Home Bernstein family moves into the Dakota
1980/12/08 Yoko Ono Witness John Lennon is killed by Mark Chapman at the south entrance to the Dakota, John was holding a copy of the final mix of "Walking on Thin Ice". Walking on Thin Ice
1980/12/08 John Lennon Performer As John Lennon and Ono leave the Dakota to mix "Walking on Thin Ice", Lennon on lead guitar, at the Record Plant Studio, John pauses to sign an autograph for Mark David Chapman. Walking on Thin Ice
1980/12/08 John Lennon Died John Lennon is killed by Mark Chapman at the south entrance to the Dakota, John was holding a copy of the final mix of "Walking on Thin Ice". Walking on Thin Ice
2014/08/12 Lauren Bacall Died Lauren Bacall dies at home

Data »

Particulars for Dakota Apartments:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Historic Use Multiple dwelling
Area Of Significance Music
Level of Significance National
Owner Private
Architectural Style Renaissance Revival
Level of Significance State



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 26th April 1972

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Dakota Apartments
Registry Address: 1 W. 72nd St.
Registry Number: 72000869
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Hardenbergh,Henry J.
Architectural Style: Renaissance
Contributing Buildings: 1
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National; State
Area of Significance: Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Significant Year: 1880, 1884
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Multiple dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Multiple dwelling

Creative Works »

WorkTypeAsNotedInCreatorNote
Rosemary's Baby (film) Film Roman Polanski Rosemary's Baby is filmed at the Dakota Apartments
Time and Again (Finney book) Novel Jack Finney

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