Nestled on West 72nd Street off Central Park and across from the famed Dakota is The Franconia. Built in 1924 and cooped in 1983, this 15 story, 166 unit prewar coop has a past as a lively hotel, and is now home to affordable studios, one and two bedroom apartments. Amenities include full time concierge, private storage, childrens playroom, and bicycle storage. Maintenance includes utilities, and cable and house phone are billed at low rates. Pets are considered, and pied-a-terres welcome.