Penultimate floor Rosario Candela home offering City skyline views. Presenting a one-of-a-kind corner property that maximizes southern and western light. This approximately 3,350sf, 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath home combines exquisite prewar detail with all the elements of a luxury contemporary lifestyle. Grand room proportions with close to 11Â’ ceiling heights ensure wonderful volume, without compromising on essential hallmarks of quality like classic moldings, casement windows, wood paneling, original and perfectly maintained herringbone floors, as well as exquisitely carved marble fireplaces. A semi-private landing from one of two building elevator banks leads to a splendid foyer which opens the house organically to all the major rooms. The living room alone offers the width of a New York City mansion, albeit with unobstructed city views and light, in keeping with the propertyÂ’s storied past as the lower floor of the once duplexed Penthouse. The library is also located along this southern wing overlooking East 85th Street, having been once utilized as a primary bedroom with walk-in closet, en-suite bath and wood burning fireplace. Separated entirely from the library is the second bedroom on the living roomÂ’s northern side. This layout lends itself to absolute privacy and serenity. The grand scale dining room with views across Park Avenue and substantial eat-in kitchen replete with all modern appliances maximizes the homes abundant space for entertaining, or simply spacious living. Quietly located at the homeÂ’s rear is the current primary bedroom suite, with well appointed closet space and en-suite iconic black and white marble bath with separate extra long Whirlpool tub and shower. Offering quintessentially classic Upper East Side living, come view this unique and beautiful property to see the finest in class. 1021 Park Ave is considered one of NYC's most distinctive and elegant full service residential buildings. Designed by Rosario Candela in 1929, the limestone building is 15 stories and contains 27 apartments. Ideally located near the premiere outdoor green space in NYC - Central Park, fine restaurants, gourmet markets, luxury retail, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Neue Gallery, the Guggenheim and other institutions along Museum Mile. Building residents enjoy a 24-hour doorman, live-in resident manager and fitness center. The building is 50% financing, pet friendly and has no summer work rules. There is a 2.5% flip tax paid by the purchaser.