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    ADA LOUISE HUXTABLE

    When she died on January 7, Ada Louise Huxtable, America's first full-time architecture critic to write for a newspaper, went out the way she came in. She joined the New York Times in 1963 and a half-century later she continued to write intelligent and at times lacerating architectural criticism for the Wall Street Journal. In her last published piece, she heaped scorn upon architect Norman Foster's scheme to gut the stacks of the landmark New York Public Library. It was published three weeks before her death at the age of 91.

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    ON WASHINGTON, D.C. BUILDING HEIGHT RESTRICTIONS

    I've been procrastinating this one for a long time. I generally avoid taking stands on controversial local issues in Washington, where I have lived for over four decades, and I am especially uncomfortable being at odds with people I respect and consider friends.

      (Published 2012.1205)

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    INSIDE THE TIPI WITH ROLAND REED

    By the dawn of the twentieth century, the era of the American West as a frontier had all but ended. At the same time, the life and existence of its original inhabitants, the American Indian, had reached a point of change where it would never again be as it was.   (Published 2012.1114)

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    Building Culture Around the Web

    Battersea Power Station Flats Snapped Up — Telegraph (UK), 2013.0114

    Copying Architecture — CRI, 2013.0114

    Guastavino's Boston Library: Building a New Democratic Architecture — WBUR, 2013.0110

    Ada Louise Huxtable — ArchitectureWeek, 2013.0109

    Architecture from the Armchair — Architect's Newspaper, 2013.0109

    More US Staff Join RMJM Legal Action — BD (registration required), 2013.0109

    Ada Louise Huxtable, 1921-2013 — Architect's Newspaper, 2013.0108

    Ada Louise Huxtable's New York — New York Times, 2013.0108

    In Queens, Taking the High Line as a Model — New York Times, 2013.0107

    Architecture Critic Ada Louise Huxtable Dies at 91 — New York Times, 2013.0107

    Devereux Architects Posts Huge Loss for 2011 — BD (registration required), 2013.0107

    Overseas Work Boosts Grimshaw Profit — BD (registration required), 2013.0107

    Klyde Warren Park — Architect's Newspaper, 2013.0107

    Ahmedabad: Where Masters Crafted Their Dreams — Daily News & Analysis, 2013.0107

    Building Architects' Profile — U-T San Diego, 2013.0107

    Bumper Year for Feilden Clegg Bradley — BD (registration required), 2013.0103

    Frank Lloyd Wright House Saved in Arizona — BD (registration required), 2012.1228

    Frank Lloyd Wright-Designed Home Sold in Arizona, Will Be Preserved — New York Times, 2012.1220

    Oscar Niemeyer — Economist, 2012.1220

    Demand for Architects Builds Momentum — Wall Street Journal, 2012.1219

    Arts and Transit Plans Approved — News at Princeton, 2012.1219

    Interview with Tomas Koolhaas — Architect's Newspaper, 2012.1218

    Black Architects Say Columbia Shut Them Out of Harlem Campus — DNA Info, 2012.1218

    Aedas Group Losses Widen — BD (registration required), 2012.1217

    HOK and BDP Shortlisted for 90m GBP Danish Hospital — BD (registration required), 2012.1217

    a Tip of the Fedora to St. Joseph Hospital's Postwar Cool — WBEZ, 2012.1217

    The Most Talked about Buildings of 2012 — Atlantic Cities, 2012.1217

    Save Preston Bus Station Petition Fails to Attract Signatures — BD (registration required), 2012.1217

    Broadgate Given Immunity from Listing — BD (registration required), 2012.1212

    The Problem with the 30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage — The American, 2012.1211

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