Entering the Luxor via the double marble lobbies, one leaves behind the hustle and bustle of Columbia University and the myriad purveyors supplying academia's more prosaic needs. One is welcomed into a double height marble , wood and shined brass world overseen by Gaetan Aijelo's signature grand staircase and stained glass lobby window. A turn of the last century architect extraordinaire , the neighborhood's character is set by the many limestone Edwardian buildings he designed. That grandeur extends into Apt 23 . The double foyer echoes the double entry and a soaring ceiling height archway frames the grand living room with its decorative mantle, picture moldings and a full wall of tall casement windows. The 15'10" x 8'10" entry foyer used up and down the line as a library, music room, home office, dining room, art gallery , storage with two gigantic walk in closets , awaits your reuse and imagination. The large eat in kitchen boasts a gigantic North facing picture window, a dishwasher, hardwood floors, plenty of cabinets and can easily be combined via the pantry with the foyer to create a great room. This gorgeous rambling home with the perfect balance of grand and formal entertaining room and a private corner bedroom wing awaits its next loving residents. Occupying the North East corner with all rooms facing open vistas through oversized double paned windows, light streams in all day long, all year round. Washer/dryers allowed. Pet friendly with a live in super and bike storage. The wow factor? The place where all the holiday gatherings happen. One block to Riverside Park. Only one buyer will be lucky enough to land this trophy. Elevator Live-in Super TRANSPORTATION #1 at 116th St under 500 feet. Showing exclusively by Appt & Facetime, Zoom, Video chat. Questions ? Answers !