If quintessential, Upper West Side classic charm and character is your style but your contemporary lifestyle longs for up-to-date conveniences, then look no further. This one is a WOW history with a modern touch.From the moment you step into The Umbria, with its grand, step-up and canopied entrance, wrought iron and glass doors and the elegant marble lobby, you will be smitten. Riding up the attended, wood-carved elevator and experiencing the wide, yet intimate and gracious hallway will only strengthen your love for this Italian Renaissance beauty.The expanse of 7B just might take your breath away. This apartment offers an open contemporary loft-like layout, coupled with warmth and soul. The 10-foot ceilings, arched doorways, French doors, and transoms create a dramatic and stylish ambience. An open kitchen, herringbone hardwood floors throughout, gorgeous southeasterly light provided by over-sized windows, closet space galore, and tasteful finishes will seal the deal. IN-UNIT LAUNDRY and yes CENTRAL AIR CONDITIONING are just icing on the cake. The second bedroom, presently set up as a library with a built-in desk and bookshelves, doubles as a guest room. This could easily serve as a large ensuite bedroom with very minor edits.The Umbria, built in 1911, is an intimate, twelve story co-op designed by prominent architect, D. Everett Waid. Many of the current residences have been reconfigured or combined with other units. The building is financially sound, and offers residents full-time door staff / elevator operators, a live-in super, laundry room, fitness room, bike room, and storage.Riverside Park just a short distance away and you will love the proximity to Broadway Farm and great restaurants, like Maison Pickle, Bustan, and Hi-Life Bar & Grill. The Museum of Natural History and all that Central Park has to offer are closer than you think. Pets are very welcome at The Umbria and the 87th Street Dog Run (Riverside Park) is a short distance away.So, do not hesitate. 7B is calling your name. Best to answer quickly.