This is the kind of apartment that you want to be friends with. It’s a truly lovely co-op apartment at the prewar building 500 West 111th Street, just south of Columbia University and just west of Morningside Park in the Morningside Heights neighborhood. It’s quite large, with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. It’s also got awesomely high ceilings, lots of built-in bookshelves, and big windows that are streaming tons of light in. Another bonus is that the windows look out onto the great Cathedral of St. John the Divine, a local landmark.
Of course, such good friends–er, apartments–are hard to come by, especially in such a prime uptown location. The price tag for the co-op is high, asking $1.375 million.