Making Federal Buildings Beautiful Again

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Making Federal Buildings Beautiful Again

Post by rgcurrey » Fri Feb 14, 2020 9:59 am

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Please help cement monstrosities like this feel good about their facades again.
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Re: Making Federal Buildings Beautiful Again

Post by Cleon » Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:17 am

You, sir, are a prophet.
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Re: Making Federal Buildings Beautiful Again

Post by rgcurrey » Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:18 am

Cleon wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:17 am
You, sir, are a prophet.
Yeah, but I never really got it.
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But I got debts that no honest man can pay - B. Springsteen

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Re: Making Federal Buildings Beautiful Again

Post by Del » Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:09 am

rgcurrey wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 9:59 am
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Please help cement monstrosities like this feel good about their facades again.
That lovely Soviet chic would help President Bernie feel right at home!
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Re: Making Federal Buildings Beautiful Again

Post by Bloodhound » Tue Feb 18, 2020 3:03 pm

Being a child of the 60s, I remember them new (ish) and still think they are kind of cool
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Re: Making Federal Buildings Beautiful Again

Post by hugodrax » Tue Feb 18, 2020 3:11 pm

Who doesnt like Brutalist architecture. Check out the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Those classrooms were every bit as cold and unwelcoming as you'd expect.
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