Introducing apartment 539, a brilliantly lit home perched on the 5th floor of the historic Rutherford Place Condominium. Flooded in sunlight, this dramatic duplex features 898 square feet, soaring ceilings, direct Stuyvesant Park views, extra-large windows, and bucolic southern views. An open chef's kitchen with oversized breakfast bar includes marble countertops, Poggenpohl cabinetry and state-of-the-art stainless-steel appliances. A dramatic spiral staircase leads from the private living quarters to a dramatic great room, with an area for a home office. Ample closet space throughout, an in-unit washer dryer, laundry on every floor, and extremely low monthlies complete this beautiful space. Rutherford Place is a condominium originally built in 1902 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Offering a 24-hour concierge, laundry rooms on every floor, a bicycle room, resident manager, fitness center, and a furnished planted rooftop terrace that overlooks a historic park. Excellent location at East 17th Street and Historic Stuyvesant Square Park, with close proximity to Union Square Park, the farmers market, and convenient transportation.