Wright is Wrong
Chapter One: The Greatest Building Never Constructed (in Salem)
Once a newspaper in a, relatively, small town, in need of new housing for its operations, approached a noted architect asking if he would design this for them. After a time he offered them a preliminary, but radically new, design. It would consist, in part, of columns arranged in a sort of forest, which would reverse-taper from a narrow bottom upwards to splay into largish circular dishes, supporting the upper floors while creating a large open space about their bases. The newspaper was impressed.
The noted architect came to the, relatively, small town to view the site, finish his v...Read More