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Old Posted Oct 8, 2008, 9:33 PM
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SLC, Milwaukee, Pasadena, Beverly Hills are all really good.

Here is DC's. Unforch it's a terrible picture (I don't have a good one)

All decked-out for the holidays

Here is Baltimore's, which though I am a fan of traditional architecture admit is awkward (the dome doesn't match the flanks)

Not nominating for beauty, but just to show off, here is Arlington, VA's:

For smaller cities, here is Fairfax, VA's

At least Dallas and Boston tried to use a brain cell or two and do something original
Modernist geometric sculpturalism is anything but original. If traditional architecture is "throwing together columns and crap" then geometric sculpturalism is "throwing together shapes randomly". That type of modernism is an absolute abortion of good design, and hasn't qualified as original in at least 50 years.
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