72nd Street (Manhattan)

72nd Street (Manhattan)

. However, Terrace Drive is often closed to vehicular traffic and therefore the crosstown M72 bus crosses the park at 65th Street.

The Dakota apartment building is located on the corner of West 72nd Street and Central Park West. The Rhinelander Mansion is located on the South East corner of 72nd Street and Madison Avenue.

On October 11, 2006, the Belaire Apartments, a 50-story apartment complex located at 524 E. 72nd Street between York Avenue and the FDR Drive, was the site of the plane crash involving Cory Lidle's aircraft.

Other Major Landmarks

*Verdi Square - Located on 72nd between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenues on the Upper West Side.


72nd Street is a major stop on several lines of the New York City Subway system.
*NYCS|1, NYCS|2 and NYCS|3 stop at the 72nd Street (IRT Broadway-Seventh Avenue Line) at Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue
*NYCS|B and NYCS|C stop at the 72nd Street (IND Eighth Avenue Line) station on Central Park West

;Crosstown bus service
M72: Upper East Side-York Avenue(E/B) or West Side-Freedom Place (W/B) via 72nd Street Crosstown

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