What a gem! This ideally-located West Village top-floor studio is perfect for a full-time home or a lovely pied-a-terre. A ride in a wood-paneled Parisian-styled elevator whisks you up to your 6th-floor home. Who would have thought an elevator ride could be so romantic? High ceilings (over 9') give this apartment a cheerful feeling of light and airiness. All plumbing and electrical systems in this pre-war home were upgraded when the property was renovated. Quality details were incorporated into this charming home's design both for beauty and function. Only half a block from the 1-2-3 subway, convenient to the services on Sixth Ave and near all the fine shopping and dining of the West Village and Meatpacking District. Close to NYU, Parsons, The New School and Cordoza Law. Renting rules are parent-friendly!145 West 12th Street is rich in architectural details with hallways boasting beautiful mosaic-tiled flooring, stained-glass windows and lovely ironwork. A light-filled ground floor laundry room, a shared planted and furnished courtyard, bike storage and a live-in Super and Porter make life enjoyable and easy. This is a non-smoking building, even inside apartments. SHOWN BY APPT ONLY as open houses are not permitted. Pets are not permitted for renters.