This elegant 3,069 square foot three bedroom, three bath condominium with library at the Apthorp has been impeccably renovated by its designer/collector owners. Recently featured as The New York Times Real Estate section's cover story, this breathtaking north- and south-facing apartment has a comfortable layout, with a dramatic entry foyer with original tiled floor, and spacious living room, formal dining room, and 108 ceilings throughout. It is fully modernized with central A/C, upgraded electricity, and renovated marble baths. The kitchen is perfectly suited to entertaining, with two refrigerators, two ovens, and two dishwashers, as well as an eat-in breakfast area facing north over Broadway and 79th Street. Additionally, there is a large wine fridge and separate professional wine cave. The private master suite features a luxurious bath with double sinks and a separate stall shower and tub, and a walk-in closet with built-ins throughout. The library, living room, master suite and third bedroom all face south over the Apthorps cobblestone courtyard with plantings and original sculptures. 15% brokerage commission.The fabled Apthorp, an Italian Renaissance Revival limestone building, was designed by Clinton & Russell and built in 1908 for William Waldorf Astor. At the time of its construction, the Apthorp was the largest apartment house ever built. A designated New York City Landmark since 1969, The Apthorp was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. A full-service condominium, the Apthorp is staffed by a 24-hour doorman, resident manager, and on-site management office, as well as four individual lobby attendants. The Apthorps four lobbies are entered from a landscaped private courtyard. Amenities at the Apthorp include: a private fitness center; yoga studio; steam room and sauna; lounge with bar, catering kitchen, TV and billiards; playroom, and terrace (currently under construction). There is a parking garage on site that is independently owned and managed. Cats and dogs are permitted.