Grand and outstanding Classic 6 (now 5 rooms) in The Beresford, one of the Upper West Side's finest Emory Roth landmark cooperative buildings. The Beresford, with its vast size and dramatic profile is one of the most significant buildings along CPW.This south facing, original Classic 6 has been meticulously designed and is owned by the world renowned architect, William Pedersen, of Kohn Pedersen Fox. From this masterfully designed apartment one experiences magical views of The Rose Planetarium and Skyline Views of CPS and Midtown, which are dramatically lit in the evening, and southern views of CP, which change with the seasons. Also, the incredible vantage point from this apt. is a front row seat to the festivities the evening before the Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade, when West 81st St. between CPW and Columbus Ave. is a staging area for the giant balloons. One enters the apt. from a semi-private elevator landing into a grand hall/gallery clad with mahogany paneling which frame recessed wall areas for art display. Strategically placed light fixtures, designed by Mr. Pedersen, serve to light the space and highlight the art. The central entrance hall forms a linear axis bridging the public and private rooms. At one end of the hall is the living room, which doubles as the library, in tandem with the master bedroom, which doubles as the sitting room. These rooms are separated by recessed panels, which when open present a grand living and entertaining space with exceptional views. These rooms, carefully and delicately clad throughout with lacquered Honduras mahogany, cast brass column capitals, and bases, off-white panels, mahogany and glass custom cabinetry, and many more custom design elements. There is an additional large bedroom with en-suite bathroom off of the gallery. At the other end of the entrance hall is the dining room. This room serves as a sitting area for watching television and a spacious dining area. The separation is cleverly defined by custom details on the ceiling. The eat-in windowed kitchen is open to the dining room. The kitchen has a center island which contains a Bosch cooktop, an oven by Stoves, and a wine refrigerator. There is a double sink, 2 Sub-Zero Refrigerators, 2 Bosch Dishwashers, a full size washing machine and dryer, and a plethora of storage. Other Outstanding Features: herringbone pattern solid wood floors with inlaid mahogany borders, mahogany baseboard and crown moldings, incredible moldings on the ceilings with strategically placed light fixtures, built-in marble and wood window seats, custom cabinetry, architectural mahogany doors, custom lighting throughout, and great storage. The Beresford offers great amenities including a state of the art fitness center, full time lobby attendants, elevator operators, on-site management office, resident manager, private storage (waiting list), bike storage, and a central laundry room (recently outfitted with new machines), Pet friendly. There is a 2% flip tax. THIS IS AN EXCEPTIONAL RESIDENCE IN AN EXCEPTIONAL BUILDING.