Richard Bloch Architect Richard Bloch Architect

Richard Bloch
Richard Bloch

Name: Richard Bloch

Title: Architect

Company: Richard Bloch Architect

Location: 37 Green St., New York, NY 10013

Birthplace and year: New York City, 1942

Family: Wife, Hiroko; dog, Kip (an Akita)

College: Pratt Institute, Fulbright Scholar in Turkey at Middle Eastern Technical University, Ankara

First job in real estate or allied field: Draftsman

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Current and future international architect and restaurant designer. Most recent projects include: designing Bar Masa and Shaboo at City Center, Las Vegas; Dovetail, New York City; 15 East, a sushi restaurant, New York City; Ayza, a wine bar, New York City and an historical ballroom renovation at The Plaza Hotel in New York City.

Hobbies: Drawing and reading

Favorite book: Many, favorite subjects: Leyasu Tokugawa, architecture, Simenon

Favorite movie: "Casablanca"

Key to success: Being able to support an office is a success.

If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? Real estate developer. They make the primal design decision.

CDE - February 24-9, 2009
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