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Retiring a UN building not so fit for world stage

"Temporary" North Lawn Building being "dismantled", with HQ renovations completed

The UN North Lawn Building and Antun Augustincic's equestrian Peace sculpture, given by Yugoslavia in 1954, which was displaced during renovations. The building will be replaced by open space.

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IN New York, "temporary" train stations, "temporary" art installations and "temporary" sidewalk sheds can endure for a decade or more. So it is a marvel to report that an interim building will turn out to be just that.

Perhaps because it is technically not in New...

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