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  • Capturing the architectural wonder of 'Columbus, Indiana'

    Capturing the architectural wonder of 'Columbus, Indiana'
    "As soon as you cross the Flatrock River, turn onto Washington Street and navigate toward downtown and the tall, chimney-like tower of First Christian Church, you know there is something odd about Columbus, Indiana. What is a masterpiece by the Finnish architect Eliel Saarinen doing in this small and tidy Midwestern city that bobs on a sea of corn?"
  • Here's To Hartford's Modern Marvels

    Here's To Hartford's Modern Marvels
    Like many mid-sized cities, Hartford often seems to have an inferiority complex. But one thing the city does not need to feel inferior about is its collection of late 20th- and early 21st-century buildings designed by some of the nation's leading Modern...

    Race, violence in Ferguson, Mo., cop killing play out on Main Street

    As it runs along the eastern edge of the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Mo., Florissant Avenue resembles hundreds and perhaps thousands of commercial strips around the country. Five lanes wide, it is lined with fast-food restaurants, banks, pawnshops and...

    Hans Hollein dies at 80; Austrian architect helped lead post-modernism

    Hans Hollein dies at 80; Austrian architect helped lead post-modernism
    In the 1970s, architecture faced an identity crisis. A lacerating critique of modern architecture's overreach, especially in remaking wide swaths of cities, had left the profession's 20th-century heroes — Le Corbusier, Mies Van der Rohe, even...

    Inside artist Jaume Plensa's giant Millennium Park sculptures

    Inside artist Jaume Plensa's giant Millennium Park sculptures
    Jaume Plensa visited his giant heads the other day. He arrived at a corner of Madison Street and Michigan Avenue, found a park bench and reflected. His giant heads appeared to be doing fine, he said. The older heads hadn't aged very much, and the newer...