Constructed in 2013 by the Brodsky Organization and designed by William Sofield, 135 East 79th Street is an artfully constructed new development offering large-scale apartments with light-filled rooms, high ceilings, over-sized windows, including excellent amenities and services. Penthouse 15E, completed in 2014, is a grand duplex with 5 bedrooms and 5.5 baths with private elevator foyers on both floors. The main level includes a reception room with doors to a generous south-facing terrace; an expansive sun-filled living room that leads into a bar area for entertaining, and an adjacent formal dining room with a set-back outside loggia; a hand painted Thomas Peacock kitchen with Kallista Jeton fittings, statuary stone slab counters, two Sub Zero refrigerators, Wolf six burner stove, two dishwashers and a center island; a spacious family room and a fifth bedroom and bathroom. A gracious curved staircase with elegant wrought iron railing leads to the upper level which offers a large south-facing primary suite: a sitting room with custom millwork, a bedroom, walk-in closets and a well-appointed 5 fixture bathroom. Facing north, three additional large bedroom suites with ample closets and a full laundry room with sink and built-in cabinets. A separate service entrance is accessible on each floor. There are beautiful solid oak hardwood floors throughout, central air conditioning and a private storage unit in the basement. With just 31 residences, 135 East 79th Street has an intimate feeling and the white glove services include a 24-hour doorman and concierge, a private fitness center, playroom, landscaped courtyard, bike room, owners lounge with catering kitchen, and game room.