Thursday, November 8, 2007

Dakota

I wish I had a better shot of this (I took this picture from a cab riding by) because it is one of my favorite buildings in New York. It is the the Dakota apartment building and whenever I see it I think of old New York. I love to see old pictures of New York when the Dakota used to stand by itself next to Central Park. I would just love to see inside. Unfortunately I don't know anyone who lives there!

13 comments:

Wanda said...

What an absolutely beautiful building... I think it would be my favorite too.

Olivier said...

son histoire restera toujours lie au nom de John Lennon. Yōko Ono vit toujours dans cet immeuble. Tu as raison c'est vraiment un superbe immeuble.
Its history will always lie on name of John Lennon. Yoko Ono still lives in this building. You are right it is really a beautiful building

DaveM said...

Those air con units!!!!! they get everywhere.

Blue Wave 707 said...

Classic NYC!

Isn't that where John Lennon was shot?

nazzareno said...

From a taxi? good! The structure, the color..all, makes this spectacular building. (Sin for that climatizzatoris.)

Gudl said...

That is a great building. A reminder of times past.
Great shot from out of a taxi cap!

lv2scpbk said...

Love the details on these buildings.

Mike said...

always think of Lennon when I see that place.Its a very stunning building and spooky when looked at in the right light.

meredic said...

My girlfriend waits until places are for sale ( perhaps and appartment in this case?) and then books a visit. No intention of buying she just wants to see what they are like...

Ming the Merciless said...

I believe Yoko Ono still lives there. So do Lauren Bacall, Maury Provich & Connie Chung.

M.Benaut said...

Praise the Lord for these marvellous and characteristic old buildings, Lori.
I guess that you can't simply go inside, with all the security.
Anyway, sometimes some of our best shots are taken spontaneously, even from a moving car.
I love this one, and the way in which you took it.
Ripper.... and thank you !

Château-Gontierdailyphoto said...

Very beautiful building through the other comments I have learned famous peoples lived there...nice constrast with yesterday building architecture

• Eliane • said...

Well, I'd say this is a very nice picture from taxi!! Really, well done. If you find somebody to visit there, would you invite me to go along? I'd be nice and behave, I swear.