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James von Klemperer has been selected as the 2018 American Prize for Architecture Laureate

James von Klemperer has been selected as the 2018 American Prize for Architecture Laureate

MetropolitanArtsPress 17/01/2019 1
@page { margin: 0.79in } P { margin-bottom: 0.08in }The New York-based architect is President of the architectural firm Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) and is known for his contributions to the designs of new cities, urban mixed-use clusters, and supertall buildings, including the Lotte World Tower, currently the world's fifth tallest building, and One Vanderbilt, Midtown Manhattan’s newest tall building, currently under construction and slated for completion in 2021. At KPF, his work ranges in scale from a school to a supertall skyscraper, and he contributes closely to these efforts from...
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Nelson Algren - Galena Guide

Nelson Algren - Galena Guide

MetropolitanArtsPress 15/09/2014 4
p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; line-height: 12.0px; font: 18.0px Times} In 1935-1936, the prominent Chicago writer Nelson Algren (1909 – 1981) came to Galena, Illinois to write Galena Guide under the Federal Writer’s Project (Illinois), the U.S. Government’s program that employed out-of-work artists and writers during the Great Depression. In the cultural and literary world, Nelson Algren is a Chicago icon synonymous to Ernest Hemingway and Carl Sardburg. The Federal Writer’s Project (FWP) was one of a group of New Deal arts programs known collectively as Federal Project Number One th...
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