In New York, the great apartment houses of the 1920s, buildings the cognoscenti know so well that they identify them only by numbers such as “834” (834 Fifth Avenue), “778” (778 Park Avenue), “1040” (1040 Fifth Avenue), and, the noblest of them all, “740” (740 Park Avenue), which happens to have been built by James T. Lee, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’s grandfather, have a kind of holy aura that comes, I think, from their nearly perfect equilibrium of social status and understated architectural quality.
Da, adevarul este ca astazi vezi cam rar cladiri noi care sa nu arate ca niste custi din sticla de diverse forme. Am fost acum catva timp in una din cele mai inalte cladiri din Tallinn, construita, asa cum vedem peste tot, din beton / otel / sticla. Senzatia a fost groaznica. Mi se parea ca orice copil “obraznic”, inarmat cu o prastie, poate distruge in voia cea buna si in orice moment peretii de sticla fumurie a cladirii, lasandu-i pe birocratii stresati sa experimenteze din plin, dar brusc, briza marii de la o altitudine apreciabila si de invidiat.
15 Central Park West are abia 2 ani de cand a fost construit (dat in folosinta in 2008), dar arata ca de 100. In unele cazuri, acest lucru poate fi un compliment. Mai jos, cateva detalii din the identity and print promotion:
The portfolio contains a series of individual brochures describing various aspects of the building and its neighborhood.
There are 201 units in total, each with from one to eight bedrooms.
is a family firm, started in 1990 by Mona Perlhagen, who moved to London from New York, where she had been a fashion buyer for Bloomingdale’s. She identified a need for perfect recreations of antique embroidered fabrics and cushions, to complement traditional interiors, and set about researching and sourcing authentic materials and the world’s best craftsmen, to produce hand-embroidered fabrics of the same quality as those of the 17th and 18th centuries.