Be part of a quintessential pre-war building located in the heart of the Upper West Side on the park block of 79th Street – one of the loveliest blocks in the city. This well laid out, gracious one bedroom home has an inviting entry foyer with kitchen separating the spacious living room and large, quiet south-facing bedroom. The home’s original prewar details include herringbone hardwood floors which are in excellent condition, and original arches and moldings. The bedroom gets ample eastern and southern light, and is outfitted with two deep closets. The hallway bathroom next to the bedroom enables guests to use it without having to enter the bedroom , and is located across from a large closet in the main hallway, It is complete with a pristine large soaking tub, window and pedestal sink, and new Restoration Hardware mirrored medicine cabinet and fixtures. The galley kitchen has been recently updated to include brand new stainless steel appliances, including a dishwasher. Ample counter space make this kitchen especially functional and sleek. The living room faces east and has both the room for entertaining guests over dinner and a separate seating area perfectly suitable for a large sectional and more. This building is beautifully maintained, pet friendly and has an extremely attentive staff with a part time doorman and live in super. Highly desirable and convenient location in the heart of the Upper West Side, 157 West 79th street is located between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenue with the #1 subway, B and C line, and crosstown buses within a two block radius. This location is in the heart of the restaurants and bars of Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues, and convenient to all shopping, museums, galleries, theaters and cultural institutions, and equidistant and easily accessible to both Riverside Park and Central Park. The location is superb with many cultural attractions and institutions nearby including the JCC, The Children’s Museum, Lincoln Center, The American Museum of Natural History, Rose Center of Earth & Space and the New York Historical Society. It is within blocks of some of the most popular and finest markets in the city, including Zabar’s, Fairway and Citarella’s to name a few.