Gracious two-bedroom family home loads up on the most sought after amenities and is conveniently located in the heart of midtown. Ideally located within 5-minutes of everything! Opt for full-time residency or use as a Pied-a-Terre! Architecturally crafted to deliver all the comforts of home: cleverly concealed home office with exceptional storage capacity. Open-style kitchen with rows of cherry wood cabinets to satisfy a chef. Stylishly outfitted with black absolute granite counters and breakfast bar, for casual dining. Plus room for a full-size dining table to seat-8! Wolf gas range, Fisher Paykel dishwasher drawers and refrigerator, and Italian ceramic tile flooring complete the picture. Bathroom has been enlarged and boasts a floating vanity with twin sinks and pull-out drawers, double-mirrored vanity with built-in lighting and an abundance of storage! Exquisite white marble wall tiling and accent stone shower wall are topped-off with Kohler fixtures and glass shower stall. Plus, the added bonus of a full-size washer/dryer in the bathroom closet. Living room/ dining area are softly lit with recessed lighting and custom hardwood doors are found throughout. The exceptionally spacious master bedroom has two closets, one walk-in with custom Elfa storage system built-ins. The second bedroom is of generous proportion as well, and has built-in shelving and a closet. The apartment has been outfitted with city-quiet windows and is pin-drop quiet! Welcome Home! 136 East 56th Street is a pet-friendly boutique building with live-in super, 24 hour doorman, garage with direct access thru the basement ($437/month for residents). Wait list for bike storage and storage cages. Lobby and hallway renovation are underway: new carpeting, wall coverings and lighting!