november 27, 2013 - if we

could undo the wreckage. the casual vandalism.

then we would wait within, rush towards, hold close, here: in an architecture befittingly reflecting the grandeur of our ambitions. it's a magnificence we'll never know. but we can likely all agree. this is how you should arrive and depart a great metropolis.

"and we will probably be judged not by the monuments we build but by those we have destroyed."

from Ada Louise Huxtable's “How to Kill a City” a lamentation on the destruction of the original Pennsylvania Station