“A $100 million building cannot really be called cheap,” Ada Louise Huxtable, the celebrated architecture critic for The New York Times, wrote in 1963. “But Pan Am is a colossal collection of minimums.” — NYT
Ginia Bellafante recently wrote an article marking this month's 50th anniversary of the completion of Park Avenue’s Pan Am Building, since renamed the MetLife Building. Although, initially the public/critical reception was primarily negative, today the building is one of the most...
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