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Justin Davidson

January 28, 2013 | The Classical Music Review
Attenzione, Big Opera

The Prototype festival took risks, some of which didn’t pay off—and all of which made it feel necessary.

December 17, 2012 |
24. Because David Koch Couldn’t Buy the Election But Could Buy the Met Its New Fountains, Lincoln Center Its New Theater, and the City a Whole New Medical Infrastructure.

We’ll pass on your candidate, but thanks for the hospitals and museums.

December 3, 2012 | Features
A World of Improvements

Global traffic tweaks that can make urban streets safer, and some of the places they’re used.

December 3, 2012 | Intelligencer
The Blueprint

Post-Sandy, New York’s homeless problem is even more daunting. One building in Brooklyn shows how it might be solved.

November 26, 2012
Hamptons Chalet

The East End’s new Parrish Art Museum is an unexpected monument.

November 19, 2012 | Feature
Beating Time

Esa-Pekka Salonen makes old forms like concertos and symphonies sound fresh again.

November 5, 2012 | The Classical Music Review
Such Stuff As Dreams Are Made On

Thomas Adès’s The Tempest is an exemplary reminder of why we go to the opera.

October 29, 2012 | Intelligencer
Not Too Cool for a School

How one country used architecture to help boost test scores.

October 29, 2012 | The Classical Music Review
Bow on Top

Maya Beiser tackles four millenniums’ worth of female mistreatment in the “cello opera” Elsewhere.

October 15, 2012 |
From 0 to 12 Million Square Feet

In a few weeks, construction begins on New York’s largest development ever. Hudson Yards is handsome, ambitious, and potentially full of life. Should we care that it’s also a giant slab of private property? An exclusive preview.

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