A spacious and classic 5-room apartment facing north & east with open views, great light throughout, high ceilings and large windows. Nothing says welcome home better than an oversized foyer with two substantial closets. You'll appreciate the expansive side by side formal living room and formal dining room, which are perfect for entertaining. A culinary delight, the updated windowed eat-in kitchen features stainless steel appliances, including a dishwasher, plenty of cabinets, an oversized pantry with lots of storage, and a washer & dryer. There is even a powder room. The corner bedroom offers two exposures and a walk-in closet. The generous second bedroom shares access to the fully renovated bathroom and boasts a substantial walk-in custom closet. Hardwood floors throughout. Built in 1917 and designed by Schwarz & Gross with a grand marble lobby, The De Soto is a full-service building with a friendly staff and great amenities, including 24-hour doorman, live-in superintendent, awesome children's playroom, central laundry room, storage units, bike room, and beautifully landscaped roof deck with open views of the city and the Hudson River. The sunsets are stunning! Building allows pets and pied-a-terres. Nestled betweenRiverside Parkand Central Park. Convenient to local and express subways and the crosstown bus. Close to many popular retail stores, boutique shopping, charming cafes, fine dining, and Equinox Fitness Club. Location, location, location!