Art: Bigger and Better

The march of progress—who in America dares stand in its way? What city in the U. S. dares turn savagely upon its boosters crying to them: "O foolish Philistines!" There is such a city, an ancient city founded when the Indians still hunted over Murray Hill, and Boston Common was indistinguishable from the wilderness around. The breath of the golden century of Spain clings to Santa Fe's narrow streets, walled gardens, soft cathedral chimes. Soft Santa Fe has not, as they would say in Miami or Los Angeles, "kept pace with the...

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