Author Michael Gross served up real estate gossip on the UES last week: Photos

Copies of Focus: The Secret, Sexy, Sometimes Sordid World of Fashion Photographers by Michael Gross
Copies of Focus: The Secret, Sexy, Sometimes Sordid World of Fashion Photographers by Michael Gross (photo credit: Matt Simpkins Photography):

Last week, some 70 brokers gathered to celebrate the launch of the new residences at 12 East 88th Street with the king of real estate gossip, Michael Gross.

At the event, Michael — who is known for his books on upper crust dwellings like 15 Central Park West and 740 Park Avenue — signed copies of his new book “FOCUS: The Secret, Sexy, Sometimes Sordid World of Fashion Photographers.”

During the evening, Gross shared details about the photographers who are featured in the book, and also provided insight into 12 East 88th Street’s storied history and redesign.

Check out the photos below.

Barbara Russo and Reuben Davis
Barbara Russo and Reuben Davis (photo credit: Matt Simpkins Photography):
Michael Gross and Julie Dannenberg
Michael Gross and Julie Dannenberg (photo credit: Matt Simpkins Photography):
Susan de Franca and Guy Regal
Susan de Franca and Guy Regal (photo credit: Matt Simpkins Photography):
Leslie Wilson and Joan Swift
Leslie Wilson and Joan Swift (photo credit: Matt Simpkins Photography):
Karen Mansour, Joan Swift, Suzan Kremer, Stacey Zero
Karen Mansour, Joan Swift, Suzan Kremer, Stacey Zero (photo credit: Matt Simpkins Photography):
Andrew Till, Matthew Baron and guest
Andrew Till, Matthew Baron and guest (photo credit: Matt Simpkins Photography):
Madeline Hult Elghanayan, Adam Widener, Meris Blumstein
Madeline Hult Elghanayan, Adam Widener, Meris Blumstein (photo credit: Matt Simpkins Photography):
Kirk Rundhaug and Ashley Bosse
Kirk Rundhaug and Ashley Bosse (photo credit: Matt Simpkins Photography):