Art: Architects in Washington

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Gentlemen variously beribboned in orange, green, red, white and blue crowded last week into the lobby of Washington's Mayflower hotel—delegates from all over the U. S. to the sixty-third Convention of the American Institute of Architects, an exclusive body devoted to the preservation of professional standards, the solution of problems. For three days they were engaged in discussion.

Public interest was aroused by a debate on style between George Howe (Howe & Lescaze) of Philadelphia, upholding Modernism, and C. Howard Walker of Boston, defending...

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