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Welcome to this grand 13 into 11 room duplex in an historic, prewar Upper East Side luxury boutique cooperative designed by Rouse and Goldstone. This West facing, light flooded four or five bedroom home with four bathrooms is perfect for large scale entertaining as well as for family living. The semi-private vestibule opens to a gracious gallery featuring a stunning circular staircase, and leads to an expansive living room and formal dining room, each with back to back fireplaces. An oversized, eat in cook's kitchen boasts upscale appliances, oak cabinetry and granite counter tops. Stunning views of the townhouses on 70th Street can be seen from the kitchen windows. Adjacent to the kitchen is a staff room, full bathroom and laundry room/butlers pantry. On the other side of the living room, is a stunning wood paneled library/study and a guest bedroom with ensuite bathroom. Upstairs is a large master bedroom with a separate sitting room, also separated by two fireplaces, and an ensuite oversized bathroom. Four over four casement windows with a city quiet finish, extensive custom closets, hardwood plank floors, numerous built ins, custom lighting, and through the wall air conditioning complete this prewar stunning home. A storage bin will trade with the purchase. The seller is offering a TWO YEAR MAINTENANCE REBATE at closing to offset the current maintenance of $13,046. 955 Lexington Avenue is an historic prewar cooperative built in 1924, and features a full time doorman/elevator operator, and a live in resident manager. The location at 70th Street is convenient to Central Park, major subway and bus lines, and well known galleries, boutiques, and restaurants. Pets are allowed with board approval, and the building has a 2% flip tax (1% paid by Seller and 1% paid by Purchaser.)