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400 Fifth Avenue: A New Gwathmey Siegel Landmark

Foreword by Robert Siegel, Photographed by Evan Joseph, Introduction by Paul Goldberger

  • October 22, 2013
  • Hardcover
  • Architecture - Individual Architects & Firms - Monographs
  • Rizzoli
  • 10 x 12
  • $85.00
  • $85.00
  • 978-0-8478-4122-6

About This Book

Gwathmey Siegel’s buildings represent the pinnacle of late-twentieth and early-twenty-first-century modernist design, and this new volume focuses on a single architectural masterpiece: 400 Fifth Avenue. Designed by the award-winning architectural firm Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects and soaring sixty stories above Fifth Avenue, 400 Fifth Avenue seamlessly integrates an unparalleled collection of spectacular condominium tower residences with the world-class, five-star Setai Fifth Avenue hotel, providing a one-of-a-kind architectural icon in the heart of midtown Manhattan.

About the Author

Paul Goldberger was the architecture critic for The New Yorker from 1997 through 2011, where he wrote the magazine’s celebrated "The Sky Line" column, and he is now a contributing editor at Vanity Fair. He also holds the Joseph Urban Chair in Design and Architecture at The New School in New York. Robert Siegel is principal and founding partner of Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects. Evan Joseph’s work has been featured in Architectural Digest, Elle Décor, the New York Times, and New York magazine.


  • "...the 216-page hardcover book celebrates the architecture, interiors and legacy of one of Gwathmey Siegel’s last masterpieces and Milan-based Bizzi & Partners first New York City development. 400 Fifth Avenue permanently changed the New York City skyline when it was completed in 2010, joining the ranks of the Empire State Building and Chrysler Building with its stunning limestone façade, textured stainless-steel panels, and sculpted floor-to ceiling windows soaring 60 stories above Midtown. 400 Fifth Avenue shares the comprehensive plans for the property and explores every detail from the distinctive façade to the interiors expertly appointed by DAS Concepts. The book features an introduction by esteemed architecture critic Paul Goldberger, foreword by Robert Siegel of the award-winning Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects and vivid photography by architectural and interiors photographer Evan Joseph."

    “Gwathmey Siegel’s buildings represent the pinnacle of late-twentieth and early-twenty-first-century modernist design and the new book focuses on just that.” ~Editor at Large
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