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Charof Residence
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Architect Gwathmey-Siegel
Location Montauk, New York
Date 1974 to 1976   timeline
Building Type house
Climate temperate
Context suburban
Style Modern
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Discussion Charof Residence Commentary

Hovering on a knoll, the Charof Residence is approached up a northern slope with living spaces opening towards the southern ocean view. Private sleeping quarters provide a base for the second level double-height living spaces. Two decks permit outdoor living, the roof deck accessible by a spiral stair which twists through the back of the house's three-story volume. Although built for a specific client, the residence also represents an attempt to create a prototype plan which could be duplicated for under $50,000.

— Darlene Levy. drawn from Kay Breslow. Charles Gwathmey & Robert Siegel: Residential Works. 1966-1977. p140-141.

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Peter Arnell. Charles Gwathmey and Robert Segal: Buildings and Projects, 1964-1984. New York: Harper & Row, 1984. NA737.G94C42 1984. exterior photo, p90. plan, section, and axonometric drawings, p91.

Kay Breslow. Charles Gwathmey & Robert Siegel: Residential Works, 1966-1977. New York: Architectural Book Publishing Company, 1977. ISBN 0-8038-0045-2. LC 77-8643. NA737.G94B73. discussion p140-141.

Roger H. Clark and Michael Pause. Precedents in Architecture. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1985. plan to section diagram, p158. — Updated edition available at Amazon.com

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