Corner 2BR facing North and West with balcony. Stainless steel and granite kitchen including Viking stove, bathroom done in tumbled marble, subway tile and pedestal sink, parquet wood floors, 6 large closets, and nearly 10 foot ceilings. Located on the 2nd floor of a lovely 8 story 1918 limestone and brick pre-war building designed by Henry J. Hardenbergh, the same architect who was responsible for The Dakota, The Plaza Hotel, and Carnegie Hall to name a few, with elevator, live-in super, laundry, and gorgeous marble and terrazzo lobby with stainless steel accents. The express subways are a 7-10 minute walk on Fulton Street, local residential services such as health clubs, shopping, dining, free shuttle bus, and recreational areas are within a short walk. There is a riverfront promenade a block to the East great for running, biking, and enjoying the view. Most residents find the area to be more peaceful and tranquil than other residential neighborhoods. The area under the FDR and South Street along the East River has been transformed into green space that will eventually connect with all the other green space wrapping around Manhattan! Free shuttle bus stops at Water and Fulton runs in a loop to The World Financial Center and Battery Park City, operated by Downtown Alliance.Free weekday IKEA ferry at Wall and East River.