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When form overtakes function

Why Can’t Transportation Mega-Projects Be Both Beautiful and Practical? Nestled among the skyscrapers of Midtown Manhattan, at the crossroads of 42nd Street and Park Avenue, rests the 101-year-old Grand Central Terminal. Designed by the early-20th-Century architectural powerhouses of Reed and Stem and Warren and Wetmore, this Beaux-Arts masterpiece, along with the Park Avenue tunnels, cost […]

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The Transit Project That New York Mayoral Candidates Should Be Talking About

Zupan and colleagues proposed the Triboro Rx as part of RPA’s third regional plan back in 1996. Arcing through the outer boroughs, the X line would connect with at least 20 different subway lines — providing “countless new intra- and inter-borough options,” in the words of the ’96 report. Riders could travel from Sunset Park […]

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NYC Wayfinding – Progettato da Pentagram

Nuove pannelli informativi per New York, progettate dai maestri di grafica e infografica Pentagram. Leggi la descrizione del progetto e vedi tutte le immagini a: http://new.pentagram.com/2013/06/new-work-nyc-wayfinding/

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