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