"The Dakota Building - This was..." Upper West Side Tip by bugalugs

Upper West Side, New York City: 30 reviews and 73 photos


The Dakota Building - This was the apartment building where John Lennon lived and was shot outside and killed on 8th December 1980.

The film Rosemary's Baby was also filmed here. although in the film it was called The Bramford. At the time of filming Lauren Bacall also lived here and she would join neighbours outside to watch some of the filming!

Address: Central Park West/West 72nd Street
Website: http://www.nycgo.com/slideshows/must-see-upper-west-side

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Updated Apr 2, 2006
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse



“they say travel broadens the mind it said nothing about my hips!”

Online Now


Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 1 4 8

Have you been to New York City?

  Share Your Travels