Arts: The Latin American Look

The Latin American Look

Since the war, one of the greatest building booms in history has changed the face of Latin America, and no letup is in sight. To house a population that is growing at double the world rate, the countries south of the border have built thousands of large-scale apartment projects, office buildings, stadiums, university halls and government buildings. In the major cities, new, skyscrapered skylines rise amidst one-and two-century-old slum clusters and rows of two-story stores. To portray a decade of tumultuous growth, Manhattan's...

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