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  1. theater review
    Straight Line Crazy Gives Us Robert Moses Without the FireA very talky, very static play.
  2. street view
    An Exhibit Imagines How Design Can Reconnect CommunitiesIf only it weren’t illegal.
  3. street view
    La Guardia Airport Is No Longer a HellscapeThe new Terminal B: not bad at all!
  4. street view
    The Battery Maritime Building Is Beautiful, But It’s No Longer OursA gracious public structure taken mostly private.
  5. street view
    Frank Gehry’s Eisenhower Memorial in D.C. Is a Huge AnticlimaxIt somehow tells us less about Ike than it intends to.
  6. architecture review
    The Observation Deck at One Vanderbilt Is a Ridiculous Place“Surely there’s a better way than assaulting them with lights and mirrors.”
  7. architecture review
    Manhattan West Is (a Little Bit) What Hudson Yards Should Have BeenIt’s still a corporate simulacrum of a city, but given the history of such gestures, it’s surprising they got it anywhere close to right.
  8. street view
    A Slice of the SkyThe supertall 111 West 57th is what the ruling class builds for itself.
  9. street view
    Little Island Won Me OverThe tiny public-but-private garden squeezes in a multitude of experiences.