JUST REDUCED IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAY!! Celebrate the New Year in this sophisticated pristine classically elegant and beautifully appointed five-room home nestled on the ninth floor of the preeminent cooperative house 55 Central Park West. Greeted by the exceptionally professional staff you will be welcomed into a magnificent Art Deco period lobby undergoing restoration to its original grandeur. Providing the utmost security, the door attendant will guide you to the appropriate elevator bank and send the elevator to the designated floor. Upon entering, the gracious entrance gallery anchors the entertaining and sleeping wings of the home. Period details begin with the generously proportioned step down living room embracing brilliant southern exposure, unique cityscape and Central Park south views. The corner formal dining room features grand scale, receives reflected light and is positioned for the potential of creating a third bedroom. Two entrances receive the lovely and well-designed windowed kitchen featuring abundant white beveled cabinetry, tremendous granite top counters, stainless Thermador five-burner stove and oven, white subway tile backsplash, Miele dishwasher, washer/dryer and stainless Viking refrigerator. There is a custom pantry located off the entrance gallery outfitted with shelving, drawers and a small seating area.The gracious corner master bedroom suite enjoys brilliant southern light, cityscape and Central Park South views. There is a separate seating area complete with custom bookcases, ample closets and a windowed en-suite bathroom featuring marble top vanity, double sinks and waterworks hardware.The second bedroom doubles as a den/library featuring custom bookshelves, ample closet space and a windowed bathroom with marble vanity top, step in shower with marble seat and water works fixtures. This wonderful home is complete with herringbone floors, extraordinarily large windows, beamed ceilings, through the wall air conditioning and custom millwork. This prominently established cooperative features a resident superintendent, full time door staff, landscaped and furnished roof terrace, bicycle and playroom, laundry facility, individual storage (when available), and is pet and pied-a-terre friendly. The building allows financing of 50% first $1,000,000 purchase price, 1/3 on the amount above $1,000,000. There is a 2% Flip Tax paid by the seller. Designed by the renowned architects Schwartz and Gross 55 Central Park West was built in 1929 and is landmarked. It is on the National Register of Historic Places and is one of the most preeminent buildings in the CPW Historic District, as well as a favorite building for film makers. The superb location is at the corner of 66th Street and Central Park West. It is in the most vibrant section of the Upper West Side a block from Lincoln Center, home to the world famous Metropolitan Opera, a few short blocks to Columbus Circle, Time Warner Center, and is convenient to all transportation.