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defaced subway poster

zaftig taylor swift clone gets The Treatment
which is worse, the ad or the defacement

- tom moody

March 16th, 2017 at 2:38 pm

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sorry about your view

AKA "asshole architecture" AKA "the architecture of greed." You got air rights, you gotta use 'em.
This building artlessly shoving up against an existing building recalls a similar striver, in human space:

- tom moody

March 9th, 2017 at 6:48 pm

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subway ad, midtown

piece of resistance

- tom moody

March 2nd, 2017 at 5:16 pm

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cyan news stand

- tom moody

January 12th, 2017 at 4:38 pm

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generic bank

- tom moody

January 4th, 2017 at 10:47 pm

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good vibrations (midtown)

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- tom moody

November 26th, 2016 at 1:26 pm

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brutalism defaced

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The pristine integrity of the building's concrete expanse has been marred by this sign announcing... red label something. It's almost as if the owners of the structure don't respect the architects or their vision of functional materialism.

- tom moody

November 21st, 2016 at 3:49 pm

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odd city tree, part 2: the stump

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odd city tree, part 1 (the tree)

- tom moody

November 16th, 2016 at 4:33 pm

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brutalist duane reade

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First-time visitors to NYC sometimes ask the astute question, "Who's Duane Reade?" These pharmacies can be found on every corner and even wedged into Brutalist buildings.
There was never a good answer but it's moot since Walgreens bought the chain. Shortly after that happened (but not before), slick signs appeared in every Duane Reade plugging the chain as a "New York institution." (Walgreens is based in Chicago.)

- tom moody

November 16th, 2016 at 7:03 am

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strange trinity (5th Ave.)

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- tom moody

October 22nd, 2016 at 7:29 am

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