Luxury Apartment Houses of Manhattan: An Illustrated History

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LUXURY APARTMENT HOUSES OF MANHATTAN: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY
Luxury Apartment Houses of Manhattan: An Illustrated History
$18.95
Available for Backorder
Description
In this handsome, lavishly illustrated volume, a noted New York architect and architectural historian provides detailed and thoughtful mini-histories of a roster of apartment houses that cater to the well-to-do. Included are such stately residential structures as the Gramercy, the dowager queen of co-op apartments; the fashionably flamboyant Ansonia; the dramatic Hotel des Artistes and the classical, triple-towered Beresford. Also documented here are Joseph Pulitzer's palatial residence, designed by McKim, Mead and White; magnficent Park Avenue apartments, including a multi-floored maisonette apartment once desired by Imelda Marcos; and scores of other luxurious lodgings.
Description
In this handsome, lavishly illustrated volume, a noted New York architect and architectural historian provides detailed and thoughtful mini-histories of a roster of apartment houses that cater to the well-to-do. Included are such stately residential structures as the Gramercy, the dowager queen of co-op apartments; the fashionably flamboyant Ansonia; the dramatic Hotel des Artistes and the classical, triple-towered Beresford. Also documented here are Joseph Pulitzer's palatial residence, designed by McKim, Mead and White; magnficent Park Avenue apartments, including a multi-floored maisonette apartment once desired by Imelda Marcos; and scores of other luxurious lodgings.
ISBN
9780486273709
By
ANDREW ALPERN
Publisher
Dover Publications
Publication Date
April 01, 1993
Binding
Paperback
Item Condition
New