The Real Deal New York

At the Desk of: Robert A.M. Stern

Starchitect talks about writing emails in long hand, his affinity for Fred Astaire and picking out ties
By Claire Moses | September 23, 2014 04:20PM

From the September issue: Famed architect Robert A.M. Stern was born in Flatbush, Brooklyn, in 1939 and earned degrees from Columbia University and the Yale School of Architecture, where he is now dean. The winner of a slew of prestigious architecture awards — none of which are displayed in his West Side office — Stern has designed projects globally, including academic and municipal buildings, homes and resorts. In New York, he’s perhaps best known for his residential work, including 30 Park Place, which Silverstein Properties is currently constructing in Lower Manhattan and, of course, Zeckendorf Development’s 15 Central Park West. [more]