Arts: Beaux Arts Prize

The U. S. was to have a new Capitol —a summer-resort Capitol high up in the mountains, on the edge of a lake with good fishing, canoeing, hot and cold water, bellboy service. To design it, 85 youths were commissioned. They made preliminary sketches. Of these, five were chosen. They made complete plans. Last week the five waited on a fire-escape in Manhattan while inside a group of judges, headed by patrician Whitney Warren, famed architect, sat to find out which was the best. One Percival Goodman, 21, was presently informed that...

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