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740 Park: The Story of the World's Richest Apartment Building

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  • Posted June 13, 2009

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    Not Architecture, but a Who's Who of New York Gossip.

    This is a generally well written book. The problem I had with it is quite simply this is Tales From the Social Register. Also, there are zero photographs of 740 Parks exterior, and only three interior photos. I cannot fathom why this decision was made; it severely hinders any understanding of 740s interior layout, and prevents an appreciation of the stucture, as it relates to the authors main purpose; who lived here, slept here, cheated here and died here. Not what I was hoping for. Less bluebloods and more brick and mortar content were in order.

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