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    PRESERVING JERUSALEM

    In Jerusalem, as in many old cities around the world, there is a constant need to balance the historic with the modern. Tens of civilizations have left their mark in this city during its 4000-year-old history. The inhabitants, after centuries of living within the city walls, began in the second half of the 19th century to move outside the walls.

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    LOUIS SULLIVAN'S BRADLEY HOUSE

    Though perhaps best known for his public buildings in late 19th century Chicago, Louis Sullivan was also a superb residential architect, master of the style later developed further by Frank Lloyd Wright. One of Sullivan's finest examples is the Bradley House, 1910. A comparison of the completed house to its preliminary design drawings reveals much about the master's thought processes.

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    DANCING ABOUT ARCHITECTURE

    It has been cynically noted that writing about music is like dancing about architecture. Yes, it can be complicated and difficult to express the beauty and passion of one art form through another. But when it works—ahhh!

    There was a big "ahhh!" in Chicago this past summer.

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    More Building Culture

    Architectural panel rejects Rittenhouse tower — Philadelphia Inquirer, 2000.0927

    A monumental fight over World War II — Christian Science Monitor, 2000.0926

    A Briton Is Chosen as Director of the Cooper-Hewitt - Paul Warwick Thompson — New York Times, 2000.0926

    Working on a future for Albany's past — Albany Times Union (NY), 2000.0926

    Reopening Pennsylvania Ave. Mulled — AP at Yahoo, 2000.0925

    Designing a career as an interior decorator — CNN, 2000.0926

     
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