The Dakota

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The Dakota is famous for many things, including being the place where John Lennon was assassinated. Lennon’s ghost, another spirit of a sweet little girl, and a third ghost of a grown man with a little boy’s face, all have been seen here at different times. The space is also known for being in Roman Polanski’s 1968 horror classic “Rosemary’s Baby.”

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Geographic Information

1 West 72nd Street
New York, NY 10023
United States

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40.7765968, -73.9763193
New York County, New York
Nearest Towns:
Manhattan, NY (0.7 mi.)
Guttenberg, NJ (1.8 mi.)
West New York, NJ (2.1 mi.)
Weehawken, NJ (2.4 mi.)
Union City, NJ (2.5 mi.)
Long Island City, NY (2.6 mi.)
North Bergen, NJ (2.7 mi.)
Fairview, NJ (2.8 mi.)
Cliffside Park, NJ (3.2 mi.)
Edgewater, NJ (3.5 mi.)


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