Very, very short essays on architecture and furniture - and sometimes Philadelphia - posted every couple of weeks.
Saturday, May 21, 2011
What skyscrapers look like from skyscrapers
Modernism in the minds of developers and architects of office towers = uniformity and tediousness. This isn't whining. It's a fact. There's no joy in looking out their window for anyone with an office on THIS side of 1500 Market Street in Philadelphia.
It is the people with the offices on the other side of this floor, those who face the funky glorious mess of City Hall's facade, who feel like the have something to look at. Here is THAT view from just down the hall: