New York Architecture: Can It Be Daring Again?

Can New York bring back imaginative architecture to the city?
November 19, 2001, 8am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"New York architecture lost touch with reality in the mid 70's, when the fiscal crisis cast the city's future in doubt.By the early 80's, the city witnessed the invasion of the paperweights: unconvincing remakes of Art Deco skyscrapers, designed to evoke the late 20's, as if the Depression itself could be bypassed this time around......it will take more than a handful of buildings by famous architects to bring New York up to speed."

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Published on Sunday, November 18, 2001 in The New York Times
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