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    Back to Penn . . .

    Does anyone know if the Penn project will receive and stimulus funds? Where is this project going?
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    What if the curved "lattice" is pre-cast and...

    What if the curved "lattice" is pre-cast and pre-stressed concrete? Don't say anything is impossible. . . c'mon. I'm a structural engineer, and I don't even think like that. haha
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    And I agree with you. The original classical...

    And I agree with you. The original classical train shed, of the Old Penn Station, had huge, glass barrel vaults, which emphasized natural light entirely. In fact, before Modernism, natural light was...
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    No. We no longer know how to design Beaux Arts...

    No. We no longer know how to design Beaux Arts architecture, or implement the design. It CAN be done cheaply and tastefully; but scholars claim it's not "progressive" enough. I'm tired of what people...
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    William Frawley/Desi Arnaz Building! I agree...

    William Frawley/Desi Arnaz Building! I agree about SFO. . . I think the train shed rendering (glass barrel vault) is beautiful; very reminiscent of the past. . .
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    I'm going to go back to my original preference of...

    I'm going to go back to my original preference of Pennsylvania Station East & West Concourse, with connections below the street, and the restoration of the original Penn colonnade opposite of the...
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    I know what you're talking about; I'm just...

    I know what you're talking about; I'm just busting on you. lol You really do seem like you're anti-everything don't you? haha
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    Let's do it. Farley Island. Zippy, when you die I...

    Let's do it. Farley Island. Zippy, when you die I hope you plan to be cremated, and spread, minus the golden urn or headstone. It seems like you'd be the kind that's against cemeteries. Honestly, New...
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    Maybe there should be no monuments, or...

    Maybe there should be no monuments, or individuality, or greatness for that matter? Maybe everything should be built in the International Style; maybe all craftsmen should be killed or forbid to...
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    Farley was likely one of the greatest campaign...

    Farley was likely one of the greatest campaign manager's to exist. Farley always had his heart set on a political career. In 1911, he officially began his service as a politician when he was elected...
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    I don't care what you say, Farley was AWESOME. He...

    I don't care what you say, Farley was AWESOME. He is from Grassy Point, NY in Stony Point, NY; where I live. Plus, my middle school is named after him. Before he got into politics, he hung out with...
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    I think there was also more pride in developers'...

    I think there was also more pride in developers' products. They made huge profits, but they built monuments to themselves.
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    Did I hear you correctly? You think a mall is a...

    Did I hear you correctly? You think a mall is a trophy, and the hotel is a dump? The Hotel Pennsylvania was built by 3 of the most famous American architects.
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    I mean, the entire Penn Complex took up 2.33...

    I mean, the entire Penn Complex took up 2.33 superblocks (the old Penn Station took up an ENTIRE superblock, look at old plans) and today we have issues dedicating even a small portion of that same...
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    Why is it that the old Penn took up the entire...

    Why is it that the old Penn took up the entire superblock, and we're having trouble dedicating a small portion of the property to the station? Rail and Pedestrian congestion means bigger station. Why...
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    I know it's a key component to unlock the Penn...

    I know it's a key component to unlock the Penn site, but they should not have first dibs on where they put a new giant hockey puck! Why is there a monopoly on arenas in Manhattan; a West Side Stadium...
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    Those are the worst Veneers I've seen in a long...

    Those are the worst Veneers I've seen in a long time. Maybe those tax breaks can go towards some new ones?
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    I think to compliment the ESB, they should work...

    I think to compliment the ESB, they should work with the idea of crowns, wedding cake, and spires. We're no longer a city of spires, just boxes. Also, why are we making so many concessions to the...
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    Silver is the biggest a$$hole to ever grace NYS...

    Silver is the biggest a$$hole to ever grace NYS government. When will he just die? I put a price on his head the moment he started ridiculing the West Side plan. . . and then he killed it. How can a...
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    Stern, I am an architectural historian: Mies and...

    Stern, I am an architectural historian: Mies and Johnson can stay (I was being outrageous), since they are part of history; that doesn't change my mind about their work. They strove to be true to...
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    Now you're talking! 1950 and later is just crap,...

    Now you're talking! 1950 and later is just crap, total crap; let the wrecking balls swing! Phillip Johnson and Van der Rohe can go to hell!
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    The non-existent height cap is exciting. . ....

    The non-existent height cap is exciting. . . maybe we'll get something worthy out of this?
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    Totally agree!

    Totally agree!
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    No one has respect for craftsmanship anymore. . ....

    No one has respect for craftsmanship anymore. . . it rarely exists. Instead, you all drool over mindless glass boxes. It's the friggen Hotel Pennsylvania, why is it not a landmark? I think the...
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    NYGuy, if you want rabid and uninhibited...

    NYGuy, if you want rabid and uninhibited development, move to China. Why can't we tear down all the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, and early 90s reject buildings and replace them with huge towers? Instead, we...
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