The New York Apartment Houses of Rosario Candela and James Carpenter

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An exploration of blocks of apartment buildings in the city designed by two relatively unknown architects. Alpern, an architectural historian, explains how the buildings, built during the 1920s and located along Park and Fifth Avenues as well as in other areas of Manhattan, exhibit a consistent quality that has never been surpassed. After the substantial introduction and essays by an architect and a historian, minimal text accompanies monochrome photographs and floor plans of ...
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Overview

An exploration of blocks of apartment buildings in the city designed by two relatively unknown architects. Alpern, an architectural historian, explains how the buildings, built during the 1920s and located along Park and Fifth Avenues as well as in other areas of Manhattan, exhibit a consistent quality that has never been surpassed. After the substantial introduction and essays by an architect and a historian, minimal text accompanies monochrome photographs and floor plans of the buildings themselves.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780926494206
  • Publisher: Acanthus Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2001
  • Series: Urban Domestic Architecture Series
  • Pages: 350
  • Sales rank: 604,749
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 7
Preface 11
Introduction 15
Chronology of Carpenter Apartment Houses 28
Chronology of Candela Apartment Houses 29
Catalogue of Candela and Carpenter Apartment Houses
Fifth Avenue
41 Fifth Avenue 34
810 Fifth Avenue 36
825 Fifth Avenue 38
834 Fifth Avenue 40
856 Fifth Avenue or 2 East 67th Street 48
907 Fifth Avenue 54
920 Fifth Avenue 56
950 Fifth Avenue 58
955 Fifth Avenue 60
960 Fifth Avenue 62
988 Fifth Avenue 70
990 Fifth Avenue 72
995 Fifth Avenue 74
1030 Fifth Avenue 76
1035 Fifth Avenue 78
1040 Fifth Avenue 80
1060 Fifth Avenue 84
1115 Fifth Avenue 88
1120 Fifth Avenue 92
1143 Fifth Avenue 95
1148 Fifth Avenue 96
1150 Fifth Avenue 98
1165 Fifth Avenue 100
1170 Fifth Avenue 102
Park Avenue
550 Park Avenue 106
580 Park Avenue 110
610 Park Avenue 112
620 Park Avenue 114
625 Park Avenue 116
630 Park Avenue 120
635 Park Avenue 124
640 Park Avenue 126
655 Park Avenue 128
720 Park Avenue 130
740 Park Avenue 132
770 Park Avenue 138
775 Park Avenue 144
778 Park Avenue 152
812 Park Avenue 158
950 Park Avenue 166
960 Park Avenue 168
1021 Park Avenue 170
1060 Park Avenue 174
1105 Park Avenue 176
1172 Park Avenue 178
1192 Park Avenue 182
1220 Park Avenue 184
East Side Streets
130 East 39th Street 188
248 East 46th Street 189
455 East 51st Street 190
145 East 52nd Street 192
135 East 54th Street 194
120 East 56th Street 196
340 East 57th Street 198
447 East 57th Street 200
116 East 58th Street 202
1 East 66th Street or 850 Fifth Avenue 204
4 East 66th Street or 845 Fifth Avenue 206
40 East 66th Street 210
44 East 67th Street 212
2 East 70th Street 214
19 East 72nd Street 217
145 East 73rd Street 224
170 East 79th Street 226
133 East 80th Street 228
115 East 82nd Street 230
3 East 85th Street 232
1 East 88th Street or 1070 Fifth Avenue 234
12 East 88th Street 236
14 East 90th Street 238
4 East 95th Street 240
8 East 96th Street 242
70 East 96th Street 244
19 East 98th Street 246
West Side Streets
40 West 55th Street 250
127 West 57th Street 252
307 West 57th Street 254
100 West 58th Street 257
150 West 58th Street 258
40 West 67th Street 260
161 West 75th and 174 West 76th Streets 262
325 West 86th Street 263
332 West 86th Street 264
304 West 89th Street 265
215 West 92nd Street 266
175 West 93rd Street 268
315 West 106th Street 270
300 West 108th Street 272
519 West 139th Street 274
559 West 169th Street 275
Other Streets and Avenues
1 Adrian Avenue 278
2 Beekman Place 280
30 Central Park South 282
112 Central Park South 284
75 Central Park West 286
360 Central Park West 288
1 Gracie Square 291
173 and 175 Riverside Drive 294
280 Riverside Drive 296
285 Riverside Drive 298
425 Riverside Drive 300
680 Riverside Drive 302
881 St Nicholas Avenue 303
56 Seventh Avenue 304
29 Spring Street 307
1 Sutton Place South 308
4 Sutton Place 312
14 Sutton Place South 314
25 Sutton Place 316
30 Sutton Place 318
230 West End Avenue 321
240 West End Avenue 322
246 West End Avenue 324
522 West End Avenue 327
607 West End Avenue 330
755 West End Avenue 332
800 West End Avenue 334
820 West End Avenue 336
875 West End Avenue 338
878 West End Avenue 340
915 West End Avenue 342
Index 345
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