"God must have been very pleased."
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"You're not going to put that there, are you?"
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"Once, I tried to change the laces, and the Landmarks Commission came down on me like a ton of bricks."
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"It's just the architect's model, but I'm very excited."
"Ninth floor, underwear, socks, t-shirts."
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"Six months from now, some Harvard guy will be standing here looking out this window."
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"I guess cats just can't appreciate Frank Gehry."
"Do you have something more like Alex the Architect?"
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"How long did you live in Santa Fe?"
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"I see the empty nest as a place where an apartment can finally grow up."
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The World's First Condominium Complex Built on Landfill Created From Shredded Documents
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Skyscraper/Tower of Babel
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The TROU of the Baroque
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"Talk about Byzantine - try pulling a permit for a flying buttress in this neighborhood."
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"There are Druids and there are Druids."
Sunrise on Mount Hibachi
"This little squiggle? That's smoke coming out of the chimney."
"Great design, but, when the time comes, a bitch to implode."
"Form Follow Money."
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"And that's my tomb."
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"And, yet another plus, it will block out the sun's harmful ultraviolet rays from a considerable portion of the city."
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"Bucky Fuller. Scotty Reston, Izzy Stone. I may assume, then, that you are personally acquainted with these gentlemen?"
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"Is it from a mix or from scratch?"
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They've got it plaid... and that ain't good.