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    POSTCARD FROM MANHATTAN

    Dear ArchitectureWeek,

    As I walked through west Chelsea, near the Hudson River shoreline of Manhattan, a palpable sense of change was afoot — especially striking considering the impact of the recession on new construction across the nation. Among an aging urban fabric of midrise warehouse and residential buildings, many in various stages of renovation and repair, several new projects stood out.

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    U.S. HISTORIC SITES IN PERIL

    An art deco highrise in eastern Mississippi continues to deteriorate, as does one of the last remaining Negro League baseball stadiums, in New Jersey. A 1,300-year-old cultural site in Guam is threatened by U.S. Navy construction plans, and the character of Connecticut's scenic Merritt Parkway is at risk.

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    NEW SAN FRANCISCO ARCHITECTURE

    SFMOMA commissioned a new sculpture garden for the top of its parking structure, with provisions to connect to the main San Francisco Museum of Modern Art building — a late-20th-century classic that prefigured the wave of museums constructed following the Guggenheim Bilbao in 1997. Jensen & Macy Architects conceived of the garden, which was completed by successor firm Jensen Architects, as a gallery without a ceiling.

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