Art Deco Prewar Gem! Welcome home to this elegant, renovated 1-bedroom residence just two blocks from Grand Central! The open windowed kitchen has been completely redone and features a dining island, all stainless steel appliances including a dishwasher and mounted microwave, new cabinetry, new backsplash, and new countertops! The home further boasts a luxurious new Kohler bathroom with deep soaking tub, a king-size bedroom with sunny southern exposures, a sizable entrance gallery, solid oak floors, and elegant prewar details including beamed ceilings, arched doorways, and casement windows! Situated on a quiet tree-lined street in the heart of Murray Hill, 140 East 40th Street is an Art Deco triumph designed in 1930 by the same architects behind the Carlyle Hotel. The building features an exquisite Art Deco lobby, a landscaped roof deck with stunning Empire State Building views, newly installed elevators, central laundry, large storage lockers available for lease (no waitlist), bicycle storage, and live-in superintendent. The lobby is attended seven days per week by a part-time doorman as well as 24-hour closed-circuit video monitoring. Permitted: up to 80% financing, pied-a-terre, co-purchasing, guarantors, gifting, parents buying with/for children, and subletting for 2 out of 3 years after 1 year of occupancy. Cats okay, but no dogs. 140 East 40th Street's terrific centralized location put you within arm's reach of great dining, shopping, nightlife, Bryant Park, and cultural institutions like the Morgan Library, the Japan Society, and the New York Public Library.