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Manhattan project

Peter Eisenman's victory in the competition to design a great new chunk of Midtown Manhattan marks another chapter in the impact of Phyllis Lambert, founder of the Canadian Center for Architecture, on the city skyline. It was she who persuaded her father, Edgar Bronfman, to commission the Mies Seagram tower on Park Avenue, thus changing the course of us architectural history. While the latest project will be significant, Lambert will have some way to go before she exercises the same ...

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