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A monumental carbuncle

After years of closure pending repair of cracks in its shaft after a freak 2011 earthquake centered in Virginia, the Washington Monument reopened last week. I was aware of the repair but unaware that it entailed that obligatory inducement to … Continue reading

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More architecture by Gaudi

My recent post “Didn’t quite get Gaudì,” criticizing a modernist supposedly won over by his architecture, has inspired me to post a few more shots of his work. Most of these are my favorites among images from Wikipedia’s list of … Continue reading

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