RESIDENCE: Located on the 8th and 9th floors at 740 Park Avenue, one of New York’s most distinctive prewar cooperatives, this magnificent 15 room Park Avenue-facing duplex offers unparalleled grandeur and scale. Resplendent with outstanding natural light streaming in through 13 windows facing Park Avenue and almost 55 feet of Park Avenue frontage on each floor, this sprawling residence features a graceful layout with beautiful hardwood floors, soaring ceilings, classic moldings, and three wood burning fireplaces. Off a private elevator vestibule and anchored by the graceful and impressive marble gallery with sweeping staircase and 11 foot ceiling, the entertaining floor includes a baronial 35-foot Living Room overlooking Park Avenue. Adjacent is the handsome paneled library also facing Park Avenue and a 26-foot elegant formal dining room, each of which enjoy marble-mantled wood burning fireplaces. The Western wing of the apartment includes a spacious 23-foot windowed kitchen, a breakfast room, a butler’s pantry, and vast storage. Additionally, there is a laundry room, staff room, and bath. A powder room and coat closet situated off the gallery complete the residence’s main level. In the private quarters on the upper floor, there are 4 generous bedrooms, each with its own en-suite bath, and a comfortable Media Room. The luxurious Master Suite stretches the length of the apartment overlooking Park Avenue and is comprised of a grand oversized Master Bedroom, a Study, two large Bathrooms and abundance of closets. BUILDING: 740 Park Avenue is one of the most celebrated residential landmarks in New York City. Designed by the esteemed architect, Rosario Candela, the superbly run white-glove prewar cooperative is distinguished by a monumental and retrained fluted limestone façade. The magnificent building was completed in 1929 and constructed to house sumptuous residences. There is a private gym in the building and the large private storage rooms for each tenant. This impeccably staffed building offers residents the highest level of service and privacy. 3% flip tax paid by purchaser. Co-exclusive with Warburg.