Manhattan Classic: New York's Finest Prewar Apartments

Manhattan Classic: New York's Finest Prewar Apartments

Geoffrey Lynch


The Dakota. The Apthorp. The San Remo. The names of those mythical big apple house structures evoke pictures of marble-lined lobbies, uniformed doormen, and sunlit penthouses with sweeping principal Park perspectives. equipped from the Eighties via Nineteen Thirties, vintage prewar residences have been designed to trap townhouse dwellers reluctant to proportion a roof with different households. Billed as inner most mansions within the sky, they promised a charmed ny way of life of beauty and comfort. Manhattan Classic takes readers on a lavishly illustrated guided travel of eighty-five of the main coveted constructions in long island. writer Geoffrey Lynch presents pill histories—equal components architectural and social heritage— of the main celebrated examples, with anecdotes approximately recognized citizens and crucial information regarding remarkable beneficial properties. this pretty espresso desk ebook is an indispensible source for condominium hunters, actual property and layout execs, and somebody eager about the grace and glamour of prewar type.

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