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    KAHN'S YALE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY

    The Yale University Art Gallery in New Haven, Connecticut (1951-53) was the first significant commission of Louis Kahn and his first architectural masterpiece. Historians Kenneth Frampton and Vincent Scully consider this work Kahn's response to the desire for a new monumentality in the post-World War II period.

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    RESTORING "MONTEZUMA CASTLE"

    Over its 117-year life, Montezuma Castle, designed by the Chicago architecture firm of Burnham & Root, had been a resort hotel, a Baptist college, and a Jesuit seminary.

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