Arts: Skyward

Folk whom an age of exaggeration has not robbed of their capacity to marvel at superlatives, or to criticize them, last week visited an extraordinary exhibition in a Manhattan building modestly called "Corona Mundi" (crown of the world) on Riverside Drive. It was an exhibition of skyscrapers*— models, photographs and designs —assembled by an architect whose livelihood and reputation are in the building of skyscrapers, Alfred C. Bossom. When Manhattan should have gazed its fill, the exhibition was to go on tour.

It was just the moment for such an exhibition. Of...

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