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Cut and Paste

Posted by Roobs on August 25, 2010

As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words.  And the words are asking us to answer this question:

Has the architecture firm Pelli Clarke Pelli copied their design of the San Francisco Transbay Tower and placed it smack dab in Midtown, New York City?  You be the judge:

Pelli's proposal for NYC Midtown Tower

Pelli's design for SF Transbay Tower (Approved. Construction to begin soon)

Same?  Similar?  I think so.

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