Rarely available and sought-after 9-room apartment located in a prestigious Carnegie Hill pre-war cooperative on Museum Mile, representing the best of the renowned 1920s architect J.E.R. Carpenter. Grand proportions and stunning Central Park views define this elegantly configured four-bedroom, three-bathroom home with high beamed ceilings, gorgeous herringbone floors, and lovely original architectural details. The impressive entertaining space consists of an exceptional 21-foot center gallery, from which all living spaces flow. The gracious designer-decorated living room has an exquisite wood burning fireplace as its centerpiece, featuring the original mantel from 1926, and opens to the adjacent to oversized media room (originally a formal dining room), with both rooms boasting oblique Central Park views. The large eat-in kitchen has been updated and has new appliances, sunny southern exposure, a spacious butler’s pantry, and flows into a wide hall leading to the staff room with full bathroom and a separate laundry room, offering flexible space and a wonderful opportunity to customize to your individual needs. The present large-scale dining room, formerly the fourth bedroom, enjoys lovely side views of the park. The private bedroom wing features an oversized corner master suite, a sundrenched sanctuary facing north and west directly onto glorious Central Park. There are two additional generously-sized bedrooms, one with direct park views and a huge walk-in closet, and two full windowed bathrooms. Built in 1926, this white glove, full-service building enjoys a 24-hour doorman, live-in superintendent, fitness room, common bike storage and a private storage bin that transfer with the sale. 2% flip tax paid by purchaser and 50% financing allowed. Pets are welcome. Nestled among the finest museums, shopping and private schools, this gracious home offers exceptional value on Fifth Avenue.