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  1. street view
    Frank Gehry’s Eisenhower Memorial in D.C. Is a Huge AnticlimaxIt somehow tells us less about Ike than it intends to.
  2. 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.”
  3. 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.
  4. street view
    A Slice of the SkyThe supertall 111 West 57th is what the ruling class builds for itself.
  5. street view
    Little Island Won Me OverThe tiny public-but-private garden squeezes in a multitude of experiences.