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ReutersLONDON (Reuters) - A smiling Prince Philip, the 92-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, left hospital after 11 days on Monday, slightly earlier than expected, following an operation on his abdomen. Looking sprightly and in good spirits, the...
ReutersBy Costas Pitas LONDON, June 10 (Reuters) - Prince Philip, the husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, is "comfortable and in good spirits" but will cease public engagements for two months after an operation on his abdomen, Buckingham Palace said on...
ReutersBy Costas Pitas LONDON, June 7 (Reuters) - Prince Philip, the 91-year-old husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, was to undergo "exploratory" surgery on his abdomen on Friday. His wife of 65 years carried on with her official engagements, visiting the...
Culture MonsterOver the course of its 31-year history, the Pritzker Prize, architecture's highest honor, has been awarded almost exclusively to individual men. It has gone just once to a woman -- to Zaha Hadid in 2004 -- and twice to a......
EditorialIf there is any lingering doubt that the CIGNA campus in Bloomfield -- home of the landmark Wilde Building -- is truly a special place, it should have been erased by Monday's announcement from the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Calling the...
CommentaryIt's on a list of the 11 ``most endangered'' places in the United States, as selected by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. It's the Wilde Building in Bloomfield. The Wilde is a modernist 1957 corporate headquarters, a crisp glass jewel set in...
Editorial"An act of barbarism" is how Hartford architect Tyler Smith describes plans to destroy landmark buildings on CIGNA's campus in Bloomfield. In a persuasive Commentary article on Sunday, Mr. Smith pleads for the preservation of what he calls ``perhaps the...
EditorialIn his autobiography, Frank Lloyd Wright observed, ``No house should ever be on a hill or on anything. It should be of the hill. Belonging to it. Hill and house should live together each the happier for the other.'' The same goes for the best office...
The Hartford CourantControversy has been raging ever since CIGNA announced its plans to abandon and demolish the Wilde Building and build new offices for itself elsewhere on its 600-acre Bloomfield campus. CIGNA asserts that the building no longer fits the company's needs,...
ColumnWe have a shot at the jewel, but let's not give up on the crown. On Monday, The National Trust for Historic Preservation named the CIGNA campus in Bloomfield as one of America's 11 most endangered historic places. The designation carries no legal...
CommentaryWhy should the public care about saving an office building in Bloomfield? Aren't there other ones around? Why hold on to one that's almost 50 years old? For most office buildings, the answer would be simple: demolish and rebuild. But the suburban crystal...
CommentaryAs Hartford gets energized by signature architects designing new landmarks, one of the region's corporate citizens is quietly moving ahead with plans to destroy two landmarks of the recent past. With the town of Bloomfield's approval now in hand, CIGNA...
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