Faces on Fifth: Robert Jones

In this installment of Faces on Fifth, our ongoing series on the people behind Fifth Avenue’s businesses, institutions and buildings, we speak with Robert Jones, Senior Associate at Activate, a leading strategy and technology consulting firm for media, technology, entertainment and information businesses. Located at 156 Fifth Avenue, the company helps CEOs and senior management drive… Continue reading

Faces on Fifth: Colleen Flanigan at IMC Lab + Gallery

In this installment of Faces on Fifth we speak with the conceptual artist Colleen Flanigan, whose “Trash Tara: It Starts With In An Inhale” is on view at IMC Lab + Gallery at 56 West 22nd Street, 6th Floor.   A participant in IMC’s Co-Create residency program, which pairs artists with technologists to create interactive and… Continue reading

Faces on Fifth: Alice Sparberg Alexiou

Alice Sparberg Alexiou has a unique link to the subject of her book The Flatiron: The New York Landmark and the Incomparable City That Arose with It: from 1946 until 1997, her family co-owned the Manhattan icon, one of the world’s most famous skyscrapers. Alexiou’s book covers the history of the building from its genesis,… Continue reading

Faces on Fifth: Peter Joseph at St. Martin’s Press

In this installment of “Faces on Fifth,” our look at the professionals who live and work on Fifth Avenue, we speak to Peter Joseph of St. Martin’s Press, the distinguished publishing house located in the iconic Flatiron Building at 23rd Street and Fifth Avenue. Starting as the editorial assistant to celebrated editor Thomas Dunne, Joseph’s… Continue reading

Faces on Fifth: Chloe Ho at the Forbes Galleries

The last show to debut at the historic Forbes Galleries before the museum closes at its Fifth Avenue location, Chloe Ho’s “Under the Surface” is a piquant collection of figurative and abstract work by the Hong-Kong based artist that explores the boundaries of waking consciousness.  Representing a wide range of traditional and new media, Ho’s… Continue reading