In the 18th century, this land was a farm, - sold off as lots. Later, in the summers of the the early 1840's, Egdar Allan Poe used to find inspiration here while renting a cottage right at the foot of 83rd street. In 1914, this area become a prominent neighborhood.Four or five old seven-story structures were torn down, buildings once called Bromley Atlas, the Beake's, or Mt. Tom, before the 110-118 Riverside Drive building was erected in 1929. This was the first apartment building on the Avenue, along with the existing mansions nearby. In 1968 it turned into a well-run co-op, located in one of finest full service, white glove buildings on Riverside Drive, with 24-hour concierge, live-in super, gym, laundry, playroom, storage and bike rooms. You are arriving at a truly remarkable and inviting two-bedroom apartment, bounded by gardens to the east and west. This exceptional and delightfully sophisticated loft-like apartment, has a great layout with eleven foot ceilings, a lot of natural light, and a kitchen door opens up onto a beautiful garden setting. The foyer welcomes you in the couloir with high ceiling lights and floors paved with Turkish stone. The spacious living area is welcoming, and offers a dinning setting with beautiful garden views, a pleasant gathering space, in a serene and romantic air.The apartment also features a spacious eat-in kitchen with solid wood cabinetry. The windowed bathroom has been remodeled, and is crafted with stunning ceramic floors and Italian tile. It has a soaking bathtub and a standalone shower.The two bedrooms offer generous space and light. Abundant closet and storage space is available in both bedrooms and hallway.The building allows through wall air conditioning. Entrance is accessed from 83rd Street. Pets are welcome.110-118 Riverside Drive is ideally positioned in the heart of the Upper West Side, directly across from Riverside Park and 15 minutes away from Central Park.You will be surrounded by outstanding shopping, restaurants, and entertainment in this vibrant Upper West Side neighborhood. IRT - 1, as well as IND - C, B subway lines and bus transportation are available a few blocks away.