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Preservation Watch

Archpaper analyzes the restoration/glassification of the Soho Crocs store. The architect was surprised to find that the Landmarks Preservation Commission encouraged the glassification, which it did partly because it would make the addition to the historic building almost invisible. But it's also, says the architect, part of an increasing LPC openness toward modern buildings. Who are you, Soho Crocs store, and what have you done with the real LPC? [Archpaper; previously]