Critical Perspectives on Urban Redevelopment, Volume 6 by Fox Gotham Kevin Fox Gotham, K. Fox Gotham, Ray Hutchison

By Fox Gotham Kevin Fox Gotham, K. Fox Gotham, Ray Hutchison

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5. Two structures in Philadelphia provide an interesting counterpomt . FIrst, m June 1 998, explosive charges failed to bring down a large part of the Jack �r? n. ng crew spent m�st of a day. trymg . , to pull it down with cables. Accordmg to proletarIan legend, the bUIldmg s reSIstance was the result of its "Drummond steel" construction. See Vergara ( 1 999, p. 40). Second, because of its location in the heart of Philadelphia, the spectacular 3 8-story fire ruin, One Meridian Plaza, was dismantled piece by piece; this process cost $25 million and took two years.

2. Rem Koolhaas (1994) later took Le Corbusier to task, arguing that the "campaign of denigration" he waged against New York ' s skyscrapers in The Radiant City ( 1 935) was possible only because "its strategist has never beheld the object of his aggression . . Le Corbusier' s portrait of New York is an identikit: a purely speculative collage of its 'criminal' urbanistic features" (pp. 253-254). 68 JAMES DICKINSON 3. For a contemporary appreciation of these "timeless cathedrals" of the Plains, see Mahar-Keplinger ( 1 993).

Entropic Zones: Buildings and Structures of the Contemporary City. Capitalism, Nature, Socialism, 7(3), (September), 81-95. Dickinson, J. ( 1 999a). Journey Into Space: Interpretations of Landscape in Contemporary Art. In: D. E. ), Technologies of Landscape: From Reaping to Recycling (pp. 40-66). Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press. Dickinson, J. ( 1999b). Entropic Zones. Designer/builder, (November), 19-27. Dickinson, J. (2000). A Cheerless Blank: Philadelphia' S Eastern State Penitentiary and the Architecture of Solitary Confinement.

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