You’ll find drama and history at 263 West 90th Street in the Riverside-West End Historic District on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Distinctively clad in limestone and brick, the house measures 18’x70’ on an 18’x100.67’ lot. The 5-story building with stoop, full basement and private garden is a legal 5-family and can be converted to a single-family home or remain an income-producing property. Designed by architect A.M. Welch and built in 1896, this classic residence approximates 5,800 square feet and currently comprises an owner’s duplex on the ground and parlor floors, a second full floor one bedroom (delivered vacant), a third full floor renovated two-bedroom with private terrace (rented at $4,100 through June 2020) and a top floor one bedroom with roof deck (delivered vacant). Century old architectural details abound, including high ceilings (11.5’ on the parlor floor and 10’ on floors two and three), period hardwood floors of red mahogany and quartered oak, elaborate ceiling plasterwork, original wood shutters, 5 fireplaces (originally gas, non-working currently), 4 original mantles, 4 skylights and bay windows. A new boiler, laundry facilities an oversized temperature-controlled wine room are located in the basement. Situated on a particularly beautiful tree-lined street of rowhouses, close to excellent neighborhood restaurants, shopping and major transportation, 263 West 90th Street offers historic charm, abundant storage and excellent light throughout. Showings commence January 7, 2018.