Upper East Side, Moscow: The Noble Row Townhouses

Björn Wallander

A steadfast devotee of all things Ralph Lauren uses architecture to make his point in the Russian capital.

On a quiet city street, opposite a leafy neighborhood park, picture six grand row houses in warm-hued limestone, their arched entrances flanked by cast-iron lanterns. We might be in Paris, but there’s something just a little eclectic about the architecture, a restrained remix of European styles ranging from Italian Baroque to the English neoclassicism of the Georgian period. It recalls the work ...

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