A New Addition To New York City's Skyline

Herbert Muschamp comments on architect Norman Foster's design for the Hearst Corporation headquarters building in New York.
October 31, 2001, 9am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"The issue is not how tall a skyscraper should be but whether it's worth the space it takes up on the ground. Norman Foster's design for the new Hearst Corporation headquarters is brilliant. The design is a work of architecture, not a piece of real estate. It helps clarify the distinction between the two. And it will reveal to disbelieving eyes that architecture is still a possibility in New York. The skyline has been waiting for this."

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Published on Wednesday, October 31, 2001 in The New York Times
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