This is more than 3,000 SF. Before you look at another listing, ask yourself, is it at least 3,000 SF? Because 5W is over 3,000 SF, three-bedrooms, two-and-a-half baths, 13 double-hung windows, front and back exposures, located in the middle of everything in Tribeca.Unit 5W has three exposures, facing South in the front and North and East in the rear. The living area centers around a large open space with high ceilings (11 ft) and cast-iron columns, with adjacent spaces suitable for entertaining or a home office or studio, an eat-in kitchen, and several ways to enter. The Brazilian Cherry hardwood flooring is bold and rich. There is a West entrance with a semi-direct elevator, an East entrance down the hallway, and a freight elevator that can open directly into the living room, an ideal setup for artists or collectors, or for hosting a big soiree. This apartment features a master suite the size of some apartments, and two medium-size bedrooms, facing away from the street to ensure relative quiet. The master suite has six windows and two exposures, a custom walk-in closet, an en suite bathroom with separate sinks, and wall-mounted toilets and bidets. Apartment has central air.The Franklin Building was built just before 1900 and is located between Broadway and Church just a stone's throw away from City Hall. The keyed elevator goes to a shared roof deck with views of the World Trade Center and the Hudson River. The ground floor houses the New York Public Library. Full time super and porter. Area attractions include the The World Trader Center and Westfield shopping area with more than 100 stores centered around the Calatrava-designed Oculus. The Brookfield Place World Financial Center, the North Cove Marina, Battery Park, the South Street Seaport, not to mention the best of Tribeca, SoHo, FiDi and Chinatown just minutes away by foot. Neighborhood spots include The Augustine, Whole Foods, Brushstroke, Arcade Bakery, and The Odeon not to mention many, many more others.Transportation is a breeze with subway lines 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, A, C, E, F, J, R, W, Z at City Hall, Fulton, WTC, and/or Chambers one-to-four blocks away. Traveling by car is just as easy with the Brooklyn Bridge, Battery Tunnel, Holland Tunnel, West Side Drive and FDR just a few minutes away.NOTES: Some work is being done to the apartment, so it will be professionally photographed after. In the meantime, please refer to the floor plan. Available to show immediately. Work is expected to be completed around mid-July and should be ready for an August 1st move-in. Pets are case-by-case.