“I have reached a point in my life where I want to write,” he said. “I have a book in mind, and I wanted a sanctuary that didn’t require me to get dressed and go outside. I wanted to go to the passenger or service elevator and just go to a different floor.”
Mr. Gershon said he had tried working at home. “But then I’d hear the phones,” he said. “Or I’d get distracted by the view of the river.”
The Times’s real estate section this weekend had a story that could have been straight out of Rich People Magazine: Buying a “getaway apartment” in your own building. Y’know, another apartment you need just in case you feel like the river views in your apartment are way too distracting to do some work, and you can’t just go into another room in the giant apartment you already have and not look at the river.