BACK ON THE MARKET: Listing went into contract but it did not close.Bathed in natural light with sprawling outdoor space and protected city views from multiple exposures, this exquisitely renovated penthouse combines unique design pedigree, gracious flow and exceptional craftsmanship throughout. Originally designed by famed architect Robert A.M. Stern the residence has just received a platinum-grade renovation by Philip Johnson/Alan Ritchie Architects that retains its iconic architectural details while incorporating best in class finishes and modern mechanical systems. Overlooking the majestic midtown skyline the expansive open-plan living/dining room accommodates entertaining or quiet relaxation, featuring an atrium-style glass enclosure and wood-burning fireplace that lead to the wrap-around terrace and the stunning private roof deck. The contemporary windowed chef's kitchen combines Bulthaup and Miele & Subzero appliances. The spacious master suite is enhanced by private terrace access, custom closet systems and a dazzling new en-suite bathroom replete with professional quality vanity lighting, heated flooring and towel warmer. Two additional bedrooms, equally suitable for use as home office or media room, come with their own fully renovated bathrooms with top of the line materials and plumbing fixtures. Located within the UES Historic District with close proximity to subways (6/F/Q), shopping, dining and cultural landmarks, 116 E 66th St is a white glove co-op steps away from Park Avenue, with full-time doormen, elevator operator, live-in super and laundry. Private Storage Transferred with the Unit, Pets, Foreign Buyers, Pied-a-Terre and Trusts permitted.