Rosario Candela, the Man Behind New York City’s Most Desirable Addresses

May 21, 2018 451


In the 1920s and '30s, architect Rosario Candela designed many sophisticated apartment buildings in New York that are still some of the most desirable addresses in the city. Opening May 17, “Elegance in the Sky: The Architecture of Rosario Candela” at the Museum of the City of New York is the first exhibition devoted to the masterful designer.

Organized by Donald Albrecht, the museum’s curator of Architecture and Design, and designed by Peter Pennoyer Architects, this exhibition is more than a celebration of Candela’s iconic work—it shows how he shaped luxurious city living in ways that still resonate today.

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