By Geoffrey Lynch
The Dakota. The Apthorp. The San Remo. The names of those mythical long island residence constructions evoke photos of marble-lined lobbies, uniformed doormen, and sunlit penthouses with sweeping significant Park perspectives. equipped from the Eighties via Thirties, vintage prewar residences have been designed to trap townhouse dwellers reluctant to proportion a roof with different households. Billed as deepest mansions within the sky, they promised a charmed long island way of life of attractiveness and comfort. Manhattan Classic takes readers on a lavishly illustrated guided journey of eighty-five of the main coveted constructions in big apple. writer Geoffrey Lynch presents tablet histories—equal elements architectural and social background— of the main celebrated examples, with anecdotes approximately recognized citizens and crucial information regarding outstanding beneficial properties. this beautiful espresso desk booklet is an indispensible source for house hunters, actual property and layout pros, and an individual serious about the grace and glamour of prewar sort.
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