Robert A.M. Stern, that dapper dean of old-school architects, sits down with The Times for one of its patented 30-Minute Interviews today.
There’s an interesting discussion of why 15 Central Park West is the bonanza that it is, and why Mr. Stern does not live there because of it (he likes the windows at the home he built for himself inside another project, The Chatham). But what really struck us was his song and dance about starchitects, and basically how the rest are pretenders.
In 1977, 12-year-old Kimberley Rawlings suggested the name Otis Spunkmeyer for her parents’ nascent cookie business. The name stuck and so did the cookies—not to the baking tray—but to American appetites, growing from a single store in Oakland, Calif., into the No. 1 frozen cookie dough manufacturer in the U.S., currently providing baked goods to over 100,000 Read More
The Chatham, the charming East Side Cyclops designed by Robert A.M. Stern, is quite a commute for its newest resident.
Hong Kong-based Gaby Abdelnour, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Asia Pacific, recently bought in the building for $6.5 million. Mr. Abdelnour purchased the four-bedroom condo-five if you include the Read More