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Manhattan Residence of Paul Rudolph to be Designated a New York Landmark

 

Matt Chaban writing for the New York Observer reports and comments on the award to the Beekman Place residence of Paul Rudolph in these two articles.

http://www.observer.com/2010/real-estate/coolest-townhouse-town-becoming...

On the Landmark Award to Paul Rudolph's Former Residence at Beekman Place, New York

  “The juxtaposition of modern and traditional forms creates a dialogue between the old and the new, and makes this building one of the most provocative landmarks in New York City. The Rudolph penthouse also is the City’s only landmark whose significance stems from a 1970s intervention.” Robert B. Tierney, Chairman of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, November 16, 2010.

http://prudolph.lib.umassd.edu/node/15054

Will it be demolition or makeover for county government center?

 

This article presents a balanced assessment regarding the future of the Orange County Courthouse by designed by Paul Rudolph.

http://www.strausnews.com/articles/2011/01/07/photo_news/news/5.txt

N.Y. County Debates Future of Paul Rudolph's Government Center

 

Latest on the Orange County Courthouse by Paul Rudolph from Preservation Magazine and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

http://www.preservationnation.org/magazine/2011/story-of-the-day/ny-coun...

Paul Rudolph and Ben Thompson

 

David Fixler compares and contrasts two modernists with Boston connections in this article from ArchitectureBoston.

"Ben & Paul: Two architects, two views of Modernism: Ben Thompson and Paul Rudolph"

http://architectureboston.com/2011/02/03/ben-paul/

What is an architect?

 

"An architect is a man concerned with building meaningfully."

Interview with John Peter, 1959

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