Dubai DebtWhat the Burj Kahlifa—the tallest building in the world—owes to Frank Lloyd Wright.
Careful With That MatisseThe Barnes Collection is moving. Does its new Philadelphia home measure up?
A Museum of African-American HistoryIs the newest addition to the nation's lawn a pink flamingo or a garden gnome?
Ordinary PlacesRediscovering the parking lot, the big-box store, the farmers market, the gas station.
The Godfather How a 16th-century Italian influenced the design of the White House, the New York Stock Exchange, and other American landmarks.
Don't Plan On ItCentralized city planning is not the answer to the problems facing America's cities.
Nice TryThe East Building, Avery Fisher Hall, Fallingwater, and other ambitious architectural failures.
Do You See a Pattern?An architectural theorist who has inspired smart-growth advocates, counterculture DIY-ers, and computer programmers.
He Broke the MoldYou don't see great public sculptors like Augustus Saint-Gaudens anymore.
Too Much of a Good ThingFrank Gehry isn't going to design Brooklyn's Atlantic Yards development, and that's OK.
Forest Hills GardensA walkable, transit-oriented, architecturally rich planned community, built 100 years ago.
If You Live in a Glass House It gets quite hot in the summer. Visiting Philip Johnson's most durable architectural achievement.
TODAY IN SLATE
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In much of America, beating your kids is perfectly legal.
Ford’s Big Gamble
It’s completely transforming America’s best-selling vehicle.