Architecture Marches On…

4 comments October 4th, 2005at 06:55pm Posted by Eli

Two Columbus Circle to be transformed into the world’s largest PC!
(Allied Works Architecture, Inc.)

As a regular New York Times reader, I have been casually following the sad saga of the “Lollipop Building” at Two Columbus Circle, which has been deemed an eyesore and is slated for a complete renovation. Maybe I just have an inordinate fondness for the bizarre, but I rather like the Lollipop Building just the way it is.

What’s not to love? If it’s the architectural equivalent of plaid, so much the better.

Entry Filed under: Art/Architecture

4 Comments

  • 1. ntodd  |  October 4th, 2005 at 7:20 pm

    My fave oddity: The Egg in Albany.

  • 2. oldwhitelady  |  October 4th, 2005 at 8:24 pm

    Building photography is great. The picture you’ve captured is very interesting!

  • 3. watertiger  |  October 4th, 2005 at 9:01 pm

    Ah, but the Lollipop Building doesn’t fit the new glitzy aesthetic of Columbus Circle Mall.

  • 4. Multi Medium » Too-&hellip  |  February 3rd, 2007 at 6:39 pm

    […] This is more of a lament than a photoblog, really. I have a soft spot for the offbeat architecture of Two Columbus Circle, and I’ve blogged once or twice before about how it’s on the verge of getting a really lame, characterless makeover. I made Columbus Circle the first stop of my NYC Walkabout, in hopes of getting some pictures of the condemned facade before it was too late. […]


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