Right now on the Curbed Giveaway Extravaganza GiftWire: A Michael Gross prize pack! The esteemed Mr. Gross is the author of 740 Park: The Story of the World's Richest Apartment Building as well as Rogues' Gallery, about the creation of the Metropolitan Museum. Both are filled with sordid tales of wealth, corruption and intrigue, and both nearly got Gross banned from traveling above 59th Street. We're offering both books?signed copies, by the way?to the 10th e-mailer who drops a line to firstname.lastname@example.org (subject: Gross) and tells us which is their favorite stuffy Upper East Side co-op. Did we mention we're tossing in a 740 Park bookmark?! Folks, this is one giveaway you want get in on. The winner must be willing to pick up the prize at Curbed HQ near Astor Place sometime in the not-so-distant future. It begins...now! UPDATE: And that's a wrap! Our lucky #10 went with 660 Park, but most votes were for 834 Fifth. Tune in for more giveaways!
· Michael Gross [mgross.com]