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    LEVIN AND LOS ANGELES

    In the early 1980s, Brenda Levin was one of the chief engineers of a collective epiphany that the city of the perennial future had a past. Fresh from Harvard's Graduate School of Design, she was the right architect in the right spot at the right moment to restore a succession of historic buildings in Los Angeles.

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    REEVALUATING POSTMODERNISM

    Twenty years ago the Portland (Oregon) Public Services Building by Michael Graves marked the coming of age of postmodern architecture. Arriving after noteworthy houses by Robert A.M. Stern, Robert Venturi, and others, the Portland Building was perhaps the movement's first major public building and the first to garner recognition beyond the sometimes insular world of the architecture profession.

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    Renovation Plans in the Works for Old MGM Plaza — Los Angeles Times, 2003.0121

    Postmodern? In a Manner of Speaking — New York Times, 2003.0121

    Barns, and a Sense of Place, May Vanish — Boston Globe, 2003.0120

    Don't Get Caught Off-Guard by a Drop in Business — AEC WorkForce, 2003.0120

    A Japanese Castle Bares Its Secrets — New York Times, 2003.0119

    An Airport Landmark, When It Was Young — New York Times, 2003.0119

    From Ground Zero to Gehry's Disney — New York Times, 2003.0119

    Attack the Job Search Blues — AEC WorkForce, 2003.0117

    Tampering with Louis Kahn's Masterpiece — Daily Star, 2003.0117

    Celluloid Skyline: New York and the Movies — Sydney Morning Herald, 2003.0117

    Philly Scrutinizes Liberty Bell Plans — AP at Yahoo News, 2003.0116

    David Morton, Architect, Dies at 61 — Newsday, 2003.0116

    Strategies for Revitalizing Lower Manhattan — Rebuild Downtown Our Town Position Paper, 2003.0116

    Preserve and Protect — Chicago Tribune, 2003.0115

    Rough Road to Jewish Museum — San Francisco Chronicle, 2003.0113

    Architecture: Monumental Expression of Faith — Financial Times, 2003.0112

    Two Buildings Take Step to Become Landmarks — Chicago Tribune, 2003.0110

    Complex Task: Design a 'Reaffirming' 9/11 Memorial — Newsday, 2003.0110

    Saving the Steel Skyline — CNN, 2003.0108

    Herculean Effort to Restore a Landmark Battered on 9/11 — New York Times, 2003.0106

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