View Poll Results: Should 2 Columbus Circle be preserved?

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Thread: 2 Columbus Circle Redesign - Orginal: Edward Durell Stone - Redesign: Brad Cloepfil

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    More than the goofy arcade or odd portholes, people seem baffled, even appalled, by the blank expanse of masonry. It seems they just can't stomach it. Modern-day horror vacui?

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    it is kind of unsettling to see a big blind wall with no obvious purpose like projecting drive-in movies onto.

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    Well, they could put a monstrously monstrous piece of "art" on it like:



    Oh, the horreur!

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    Agreed, I never saw the point in that building.

    There are a few ugly-arse buildings in this city, some built recently.....

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    Its so hard designing windows on movie theaters.

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    that would be an obvious purpose, but theater builders have always found ways to articulate blind walls, including windows:





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    I actually like that piece at Union Square

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    Glad to hear it has a fan.

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    Well, as the outside of new movie theaters go (blank walls are pretty much required) it is better than most.

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    If we only had a brutal dictator:



    :wink:

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    I never thought of it that way :lol:

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    Who would dare to tear this down?

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    JMGarica, even if that were so -- and it isn't, since most new theaters are built in malls, and even those generally offer something sexier than blank walls -- 2 Columbus is not a theater.


    Kodak Theater, Hollywood, 2001

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stern
    Glad to hear it has a fan.
    Two fans, I guess. I think it's an interesting piece of street theater.

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    I know 2 Columbus isn't a theater. I was talking about this in Union Sq. which is a theater (14 plex) in its base.


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