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MANHATTAN INSIDE UPDATES

Like putting a new engine in a classic car or an updated graphics card in an old computer, a few New York architects are giving high-tech interiors to historic buildings. In each case car, computer, building the external appearance of the original can be maintained while its function is upgraded. — Published 2004.0107

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APARTMENTS OUTSIDE THE BOX

There has been a recent growth spurt of highrise apartment development along Manhattan's avenues. Although these buildings strengthen street-level pedestrian activity, replacing congested parking lots with shops and restaurants, their predictable appearance means that the population of New York is being denied high-quality design. — Published 2002.1016

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