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Complexity and Contradiction, part 2

March 13, 2009


Today the Robert Venturi-designed Lieb House, uprooted from its foundation in New Jersey, sailed up the East River on the last leg of its two day journey to a new plot of land on Long Island. The 1969 house was set to be demolished in January by a developer who bought the property as a tear-down, until filmmaker James Venturi, the architect’s son, alerted Deborah Sarnoff and Robert Gotkin to its plight.