The Spire of Dublin

What we build.
Sept. 10 2007 4:08 PM

The Spire of Dublin

A modern monument that points up what's wrong with the World Trade Center Memorial.

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Witold Rybczynski is Slate's architecture critic His latest book is The Biography of a Building: How Robert Sainsbury and Norman Foster Built a Great Museum. Visit his Web site. Follow him on Twitter.

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