This well-laid out 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom home was once the original ballroom in the Lafayette, a turn-of-the-century Hotel that is now home to 23 condominiums. Enter the oversized, open-concept living and dining area with soaring ceilings, hardwood floors, marble fireplace with onyx hearth and original Corinthian columns. The modern kitchen showcases granite countertops and stainless appliances. There are 2 private and well-proportioned bedrooms, including the primary bedroom with beautiful custom built-ins and en-suite bath. Additional features of this incredible residence include a separate laundry room, central air, extra storage, a roof deck with stunning views and concierge. Just a few blocks from the Charles River Esplanade, the Harvard Bridge leading to MIT, Kendall Square and Central Square and 2 blocks from Newbury Street and Copley Square.