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Owen Edwards is co-author of the design book Quintessence and author of the sequel, Elegant Solutions. He writes frequently on photography, and is the co-author, with Howard Schatz, of Caught in the Act, published in 2013.
On living in a high-rise near Central Park in the ‘70s, back when the city was less rich and more open.