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Category Archives: architecture
BLDG 1/291, Material Laboratory, Substation 27 – Brooklyn Navy Yard
Two Abused Federal Survivors I wrote a paper on Grand Street’s commercial history for Documentation class last year and this post from Daytonian in Manhattan gives the flavor. I thought I would link to it because the author used one … Continue reading
All these years, because I had only seen the word in print, I was pronouncing it lin-o-type. Apparently, its pronounced line-o-type.
It used to say “Swingline”. The building is still there but it has a lot more empty space inside and far fewer people working there.
The tragic replacement windows to be found in Queens are fascinating. Necessity may be the mother of invention but it is also the mother of some unappealing facades.