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Benjamin Benschneider / the Seattle times

Monday, December 23, 2013

What modern architecture is worth saving in Seattle?

In the wake of Mies van der Rohe, thousands of architects showered the world with glass boxes of all shapes, sizes and degrees of tedium. A very few were beautifully proportioned and exquisitely detailed; Paul Hayden Kirk’s Magnolia Library is one of them.