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Excusez Moi, Santiago, But I Saw That on the Quai de Grenelle

More Calatrava! Another reader writes to suggest that the inspiration for the tower o' penthouse is Paris's Tour Totem, "which is, by the way,no great beauty, especially when you see it in person. But at least it has 48 'townhouses.'" Ah, the French, always one step ahead. This reminds us of the time, many years ago, when a friend who made frequent visits to Washington Square Park saw a picture of the Arc d'Triomphe and said, "Hey, that's where I buy my drugs!"
· Excuse Me, Santiago, You Forgot the Yard [Curbed]
· 80 South Streets Nouveau Dreams [Curbed]

80 South St

80 South Street, Manhattan, NY 10038