This elegant and sophisticated high floor corner Classic 9 residence is in one of the Upper East Side's most coveted pre-war cooperatives. Perfectly situated on the 10th floor on the northeast corner of Madison Avenue and East 82nd Street, just one block from the front steps of the Metropolitan Museum, the entire apartment is flooded with sunlight. This iconic residence boasts grand prewar rooms, has a gracious floor plan, generous and beautifully proportioned rooms, and nearly 10-foot ceilings. There are two apartments per floor. As you step into the foyer from the landing, you will be captivated by the 22 feet deep by 18 feet wide living room. There's a formal dining room on one side and the library/den on the other side of the living room. Off the foyer, there is an additional powder room which is unique to this apartment in this line. The separate bedroom wing has three generous bedrooms. A fourth large bedroom can easily be configured. There are also two staff rooms with closets and their own full en-suite bath. The staff rooms can serve as additional bedrooms, double home offices, or a home gym. The huge, windowed kitchen has enormous potential as a chef's dream and feels like an oversized suburban kitchen. It has its own dining area, a large island with additional seating, incredible storage capacity, and an adjacent laundry room. The stunning primary bedroom has views to the south over PS 6, and to the west toward the Metropolitan Museum. There are large, deep closets throughout the apartment. There are five walk-in closets including an enormous cedar closet. The basement storage unit transfers with the apartment with no extra fee. Central air conditioning is permitted and may be added. There are currently window A/C units throughout the apartment. 45 East 82nd Street is a white glove, full service, true luxury coop. It is impeccably maintained and has an absolutely outstanding and attentive professional staff. The feeling of quiet elegance and exquisite location are unsurpassed. Pets are welcome. There is a 2% flip tax (paid by purchaser). Some of the rooms in this apartment have been virtually staged. Photos shown are for representation only.