Why Does the Demolition of a Marcel Breuer House Matter?

The Geller house embodied the optimistic, now-vanished values of postwar suburbia: technological progress and a lifestyle built around children’s needs.

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The Frick Savors the Opulence of Emptiness

No barriers. No texts. No heavy gold fabric. At the museum’s two-year sublet of the Breuer building on Madison Avenue, it’s just you and the masters.

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