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Dickinson vs. Dickinson

Duo Dickinson is an architect in New Haven whose work, primarily private houses, is creative yet overwhelmingly traditional in appearance. I like his architecture very much. His firm’s portfolio and productivity are impressive. However, when writing and speaking about architecture … Continue reading

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Eyed by Ranalli’s theater

Do the citizens of Doylestown, Penn., feel as if the new addition to their theater is giving them the eye, following them closely as they walk by? Sort of like the Mona Lisa or some dark portrait of an old … Continue reading

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Michael Sorkin’s Saratoga

Michael Sorkin, an architectural theoretician and critic who is on the faculty of CCNY’s Spitzer School of Architecture, where George Ranalli is dean, penned an introduction to the monograph of Ranalli’s Saratoga Avenue Community Center (subject of my most recent … Continue reading

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Rec center’s ‘third way’ in Brooklyn

  A couple of years ago the world of classical architecture learned that an extraordinarily non-canonical building had won a Stanford White Award from the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art’s headquarters chapter in New York City. Eyebrows arched. Was … Continue reading

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Manhattan transfer?

Visited George Ranalli at his office on West 28th St. in Manhattan this morning. He is famous for the building above [click below], a community center attached to public housing in Brooklyn. It is mainly of brick – masons are considered … Continue reading

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