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The Pan Am Building and the Shattering of the Modernist Dream

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How a building and the reaction to it signaled the end of an era; the transformation of architectural practice in the context of New York City culture and politics.

The Pan Am Building and the reaction to it signaled the end of an era. Begun when the modernist aesthetic and the architectural star system ruled architectural theory and practice, the completed building became
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Paperback, 477 pages
Published February 24th 2006 by Mit Press (first published December 1st 2004)
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