Residence 506 is a large, corner 1BR of impeccable finish choices, full Southern exposure with soft natural light throughout the day, corner location on floor maximizing privacy, peace and quiet from facing the tree-lined 131st Street, and big-open sky views diagonally across the intersection.
Southern windows in the bedroom and long walls allow you sleep with your head facing east or west, and a double-width closet with built-in shelving permit neat storage of all your clothing. Two more big closets at the apartment entrance allow storage of all your shoes, coats, and off-season items.
The open kitchen features ceasarstone countertops, modern glass tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances, microwave, and flush-mounted dishwasher below the counter. A breakfast counter is large enough to entertain daily, with handy electric plugs nearby to charge up.
Laundry is a breeze with in-unit full-size washer and a gas-fired, vented clothes dryer in its own closet placed perfectly between the bedroom and bath. The bathroom is full-sized with impeccably curated tile, vanity, bath fixtures, and polished stainless steel hardware.
The Aurum residences are designed for those who take great pride in their building and apartment. A 24-hour doorman and living wall greet you on 131st Street, and bank of 2 new elevators speed you to your floor via climate-controlled hallways of tasteful decor. There is a sizeable room for recycling and a garbage chute on each floor. In addition, residents enjoy a 24-hour fitness center and resident lounge (with kitchen), and roofdeck on the Penthouse levels.
A LEED building takes special care to ensure cleaner indoor air quality, quieter and smoother operation of equipment, and responsible energy usage. The Aurum goes further with on-site combined heat & power (cogneration) that provides power to base systems even during outages, and efficiently provides heat to the building.
The building is under a 6 minute walk to 2/3 Express or a 10 min walk to the B/C Local trains, Whole Foods Market, or a myriad of Harlem galleries, cafes, and restaurants. The owner of the corner caf is opening a second location down the street, there are 2 supermarket in addition to the upcoming Whole Foods.
Rapidly accommodating new development while supporting a vast cultural heritage, the neighborhood around The Aurum is quiet, and full of incredible restaurants, coffee shops, families and well-attended historic churches.