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Columbia's New Building Looks Crazy; The Greenwald Plan

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WASHINGTON HEIGHTS—The brand new Columbia University Medical Center continues its steady climb upwards, and the taller it gets, the more absolutely crazy it looks. Field Condition has some new shots of the currently facade-less building and its "study cascade" design from Diller Scofidio + Renfro. [Field Condition; previously]

CENTRAL PARK—The Museum of the City of New York is displaying, until January, the original Greenwald Plan for Central Park that the famous Olmsted and Vaux drew up in 1858. The four-by-twelve-foot map, depicting Central Park's framework in pen and ink, is on loan from the Parks Department. [CurbedWire Inbox; previously]