Lovely, welcoming, and bright, this junior-4 apartment is located on a cul-de-sac between East End Avenue and the East River. Situated on the 6th floor the apartment has hardwood floors, is very quiet, and oversized windows flood it with light.Entering the residence, you are greeted by generously sized foyer that that leads you into the apartment. To the left is a large coat closet with ample room for storage. Ahead of you is a modern renovated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, absolute black granite counters and back splashes and custom-made windowed cabinetry that reaches up to the ceiling. From the foyer your eye is drawn through the kitchen to the windows beyond the dining/office area.To your right is the ample sized living room with built-in bookcase and below window custom cabinetry that adds great storage space as well as enclosing the radiator and through the wall air conditioner. This cabinetry is also in the bedroom and the dining/office area.To the left of the foyer is the bathroom and a hallway, with two closets, that leads into the oversized bedroom with its own very large closet. Both the bedroom and dining/office area have side windows with great views of the East River.Living at 55 East End Avenue your life is enhanced by the esplanade at the end of the cul-de-sac. The space invites you to be outdoors and enjoy life, to run, walk, or meander down to Carl Schurz Park, talk to your neighbors, or simply meditate.Commuting is a breeze, the Q train on Second Avenue is just a few blocks away as is the East River ferry, the 4,5, and 6 trains are on East 86th Street and Lexington Avenue. There's a cross town bus on East 79th Street and Citi Bikes are just across the street. Many of the Upper East Side's fine restaurants and bars can be found nearby on First and Second Avenues.The Riverview South, designed by Emery Roth, is a full-service building with 24-hour doormen, gym, bike room, landscaped roof deck, central laundry, and a storage room with large individual units. 55 East End Ave is a pet friendly building and pieds-a-terre are allowed.