Yes, you can fall in love with a building ! The Apthorp, a landmark residence built by John Jacob Astor and modeled after the Pitti Palace, is one of the city's residential treasures.From the moment you pass through the majestic iron gates into the beautifully landscaped courtyard, the hustle of the city magically falls away.Apartment 7C, features one of the best original layouts in the building, it is a center hall residence with 4 large bedrooms,2.5 baths, a grand living room, formal dining room and windowed eat-in kitchen. As soon as you set foot on the hand cut mosaic marble floors of the baronial 29 foot entry foyer you will be awed by the beauty of craftsmanship rarely found in today's world. The huge living room and dining room are adorned with original marble fireplace mantles, herringbone floors and exquisite moldings which encircle ceilings that are nearly 11 feet high. The north and south exposures provide beautiful light all day long.The spacious windowed kitchen has a 6 burner Wolf stove and subzero fridge as well as immaculately restored original wood cabinetry and there is ample room for a table and chairs.The heart of Apthorp living is the courtyard with its blooming azaleas and flowing fountains. It is host to Easter egg hunts, Halloween costume parades and provides a place where little children can safely play and neighbors can catch up with each other or simply relax, read and listen to the birds. The building has East and West gatehouses, four separate lobbies each their own respective doormen offering residents utmost security and privacy. there is a resident manager, and on-site parking. The 6,500 square foot amenity suite features a private spa and fitness center, entertainment suite including a bar, catering kitchen, integrated media and billiards, and a children's playroom. 390 West End Ave, also known as 2211Broadway, is conveniently located to the subway and crosstown bus transportation as well as excellent food shopping and proximity to Central Park and Riverside Park..