The Apthorp, built in 1908,occupies a full square block from West End to Broadway, 78th to 79th streets. The grand courtyard has been called "Monumental and magnificent. The building was designated a New York City landmark in 1969 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.The building has four entrances off the courtyard, each of the four has its own doorman thus maintaining the privacy of an intimate building. There are two entrances to the courtyard where there is always an attendant.Apartment 5BS is an elegant two bedroom designed by the designer Stephen Sills. The beautiful eat in kitchen has all modern appliances and systems. The main room faces south and east and is light and has magnificent finishes. Two bedrooms and two bathrooms are off a long hallway providing privacy.