Majestic Building NewYork


Central Park West | landmark | Historic Building

Majestic Building
115 Central Park West | landmark | Historic Building | New York

majestic building

Majestic Building at 115 Central Park West is a historical Landmark Building which is located in New York City.

This Building is across the Dakota The Building Home of Famous Musician John Lennon who was shot at it’s gate. Majestic Towers the name of this building is across Central Park and is nearby Strawberry Fields in memory of John Lennon. Designed by Noval Crawford White.

The Majestic is a housing cooperative located at 115 Central Park West between 71st Street and 72nd in Manhattan, New York City. The steel framed building was constructed in 1930-1931 and designed in the Art Deco style by architect and real estate developer Irwin S. Chanin with the assistance of his French associate, Jacques Delamarre.[1] The futuristic sculptures on the building's facade are by Rene Chambellan.

Central Park West Historic District

majestic Historical district

The building was originally planned to be a 45 story hotel, but the plans were changed midway through construction due to the depression and the passing of the Multiple Dwelling Act, which restricted a building's height immediately above the street, but allowed tall towers if the property was sufficiently large. The Majestic replaced the Hotel Majestic, designed byAlfred Zucker in 1894, which had been home to Gustav Mahler and Edna Ferber, among others.

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