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    PRESERVING DOO-WOP

    Visitors to Wildwood cross a bridge from the New Jersey mainland to the island beach resort and step back about 50 years. Rows of small-scale, multicolored motels sit beside swimming pools and copious bright green plastic palm trees. Beaming over the motels are oversized neon signs in pink, green, yellow, and blue.

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    OLD AND NEW IN ESTONIA

    In the expressive silhouette of Tallinn, Estonia's capital city and largest port, visitors approaching from the Baltic Sea see a distinct personality split into the new and the old. The split can be traced back to 1227, when the medieval town in northeastern Europe was conceded to an order of crusading knights.

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    UPDATING THE AQUARIUM

    The New England Aquarium in Boston has earned its reputation for leadership in both aquarium design and public education about our aquatic world. The institution is equally comfortable in its role as a leader in architecture and in urban design.

    In 1969, the New England Aquarium provided a model that changed the course of modern aquarium design. Up to that point, traditional aquariums offered views of segregated species through small fish tank windows.

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    New Sanctuary Finally On The Horizon — Boston Globe, 2001.1018

    Wright's Role in Wis. House Debated — AP at Architecture Guide, 2001.1017

    One-Thousand-Home Community Will Use Solar Power — EDC, 2001.10 Edition

    DOE to Fund Energy Efficiency Projects — EDC, 2001.10 Edition

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