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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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    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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