In what has become a familiar trend, a soon-to-be-homeless tourist attraction has gone up for bid on eBay. This one: a 60-foot-long sea monster. The monster officially is listed as a “Stylized Art Deco Loch Ness Monster,” and it’s good — certainly more substantive than some of the other floating serpents that we’ve seen. It […]
The National Building Museum could use a jazzier name (Architecturama?) and their new exhibit, “House of Cars: Innovation and the Parking Garage” (October 17-July 11), takes on a generally less-than-scintillating subject. But the curators may have a point: this overlooked and much maligned practical urban necessity deserves a spot on the exhibition roster. For, as the press release states, “In a world without parking garages, parking lots would sprawl across our cities.” And that would be yucky.
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