137 Manhattan Avenue has been part of New York City's history since 1886. Nestled in a charming row of townhouses designed by eminent architect Joseph M. Dunn, this well-maintained gem has had only four owners in the last 136 years! With extraordinary period detail intact and original, tiled fireplaces in nearly every room, this house is a testimonial to good craftsmanship and construction. Ingenious updates have brought this home comfortably into the 21st century with modern appliances and conveniences to provide comfort in an elegant environment. The lower level is open and perfect for a large casual family/media room leading to a grand, slate-paved, terraced garden surrounded by young shade trees to afford privacy. A separate entry and a half bath make entertaining in this space a pleasure. (There is also a full laundry room and additional storage.) The parlor floor has a handsome living room with original casement windows and louvered wooden shutters, and a renovated kitchen with recent stainless steel appliances: Frigidaire induction range; KitchenAid dishwasher; Samsung microwave; and Bosch refrigerator. Mitsubishi splits throughout the home provide both air conditioning and heat in a pleasantly inconspicuous way. The third and fourth floors each offer two generously sized bedrooms and a full bath. All four bedrooms display the intact, historic fireplaces and wooden shutters that have been in place since the home was built. The bathroom on the third floor has been totally renovated and showcases a contemporary spa shower. 137 Manhattan Avenue is located on one of Manhattan's most attractive, tree-lined blocks only a short distance from Central Park and is convenient to restaurants, shopping and transportation. A must see in person.