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Old Posted Dec 26, 2009, 5:53 AM
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Originally Posted by Nowhereman1280 View Post
^^^ That's pretty clearly not meant to be anywhere near beaux arts. Its pretty much and exact throwback to Neo-Classicism of the vein that followed the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago and its Classical White City. Doubled collumns were used there as well (though not common) even though it was decidedly not Beaux Arts. This building is virtually indistinguishable from that style.
How was the White City decidedly not Beaux Arts? It was a showcase and quintessential example of the pinnacle of late 19th century Beaux Arts planning and architecture. And how is this building virtually indistinguishable from such?
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