Residence 4/5A is a modern masterpiece that accentuates a naturally elevated and gracious lifestyle. This is an architecturally significant Duplex boasting over 70 feet of direct Central Park views over two floors. The extraordinary home underwent a meticulous four-year designer renovation and is in triple mint condition, offering 13 voluminous rooms, 5 Bedrooms, and 5.5 Bathrooms, spanning nearly 5,000 Sq. Ft. MAIN LEVEL: The Gallery Foyer boasts high ceilings and is modeled after a 16th century Venetian Palazzo. The Carerra marble floors have geometric patterns. A custom designed, Lindsey Adelman chandelier hangs 20 feet above the double height staircase. This impressive Reception Room has custom Venetian plaster walls that grace the staircase area and upper foyer walls along with LED lighting. Nearby is a full Marble Guest Bathroom and a Powder Room adorned with custom beaten nickel basin. Throughout the home are original extra wide plank oak floors, Central Air Conditioning, Linear AC diffusers, Intercom System, Lutron lighting, Sonos Sound system, Water Works fixtures, custom wood radiator covers, 15 out-fitted closets and sleek custom-crafted millwork. The Gallery opens to an expansive double width Living Room and showcases direct views of Central Park and showcases a wood-burning Fireplace with custom French carved mantle. The refined and sophisticated salon can easily accommodate glamorous entertaining or gracious living. A Formal Dining Room with double width windows is architecturally detailed with custom antiqued mirror walls and recessed ceiling lighting surrounding the chandelier. Pocket doors open to a near-by marble serving Buffet/Bar with custom nickel and millwork. Enter the bright Breakfast Room with built-in Caesar stone table and white leather banquette with storage and seating for eight as well as a convenient built-in desk area. The Chef’s Kitchen is equipped with an 8-burner Viking range with dual ovens, Subzero Refrigerator & Wine Cooler, a Miele dishwasher, a custom Franke sink and bookend granite stone countertops and backsplash. A Staff Room with en-suite bathroom and windowed Butler’s Pantry, with wine storage, can be converted to an additional bedroom or home office. A clothes washer/dryer complete this level. UPPER LEVEL: Ascend to the second floor of this palatial residence via the custom crafted sculptural staircase that showcases an artisan hand-designed sparkling cast and dipped nickel banister and hardware. The second floor Entry and Reception Area, opens to two wings separated by custom designed recessed pocket doors for added privacy. The Owner’s Wing features a handsome, custom Library that can be entered through either the Primary Bedroom or the private Upper Level Entry and features a second wood-burning fireplace, quilted leather walls and direct views of Central Park through large picture windows. The oversized Primary Bedroom Suite, also with expansive Central Park views, offers custom double sized Dressing Rooms and multiple outfitted closets. The all white marble ensuite Bathroom is designed with custom vanity, rainfall shower stall and soaking tub. The East Wing includes a Media/Play Room, three additional large Bedrooms, all with oversized windows, numerous out-fitted closets and 3 new Baths. A second washer dryer is conveniently available on this level . 2 storage rooms are included. A Rosario Candela Prewar Masterpiece, 955 Fifth Avenue is a prestigious Cooperative perfectly situated on Central Park between 76th and 77th Streets, Manhattan’s Gold Coast. The pet friendly building offers a full-time Door Staff as well as a live-in Resident Manager. The building recently completed a state of the art Gym with pilates equipment and boasts a beautiful planted Roof Garden with Park and City Views. There is a 3% flip tax payable by the purchaser.