Monthly Archives: December 2022

Best trad buildings of 2022

Capital Square, in Richmond, with the original Life Insurance Co. of Virginia under construction to¬† next to city hall to the center left of the Virginia State Capitol, designed by Thomas Jefferson. It grows ever more difficult and hence ever … Continue reading

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Penn Sta. + Best 2022 Bldgs.

Rendering by Jeff Stikeman of the 8th Avenue facade of a rebuilt Penn Station. (ReThinkNYC) For this hybrid post I present you with the opportunity to view images and videos of a rebuilt Penn Station alongside a plea for readers … Continue reading

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Latest news of Penn Station

Alexandros Washburn proposal to replace existing Pennsylvania Station with one reminiscent of the original station that was demolished in 1963. (21st Century Unlimited) In the wake of news that New York developer Vornado Realty Trust, perhaps anticipating a recession, hit … Continue reading

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Not as sexy but just as bad

Developer Jason Fane has cut costs by removing the pizzazz from his proposed tower design. Without the sinuous curves, it looks less ridiculous but would not fit into the Jewelry District any better, if built, than before its redesign – … Continue reading

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Capital Ctr. Build-Out, cont.

Photo shot from balcony of governor’s office in State House. Providence Place at center and right, with Westin towers in rear. GTECH butts in from left center. (Photo by author) To go through my photo library in search of color … Continue reading

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