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The Eyesore of the Month

Architectural Abortions from the USA and Around the World
(And Sometimes Other Miscellany Infecting the Landscape)

April 2010

  Frank Gehry's new building in Las Vegas for Eyesore of the Month by Kunstler  

 A perennial favorite here at EOTM, architect Frank Gehry poses in front of his latest tortured building, the Las Vegas branch of the Cleveland Clinic's Lou Ruvo Brain Health building, a real masterpiece of irony, insofar as it seems to say, "...this is your brain on Frank Gehry...." If I had a problem with my brain, I would not be reassured arriving at this place. The implicit sadism is impressive.

Interesting side note: Lou Ruvo was a liquor distributor. He got a building with the D.T's.


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