stateofnow

People can be forgiven for not realizing that one of the masterpieces of Brutalism, an architectural style with a name that isn’t exactly soft and fuzzy, is just north of New York City in Orange County, New York. But then again you may not need to remember that fact since the Paul Rudolph-designed Orange County Government Center (aka the “masterpiece”) may be facing demolition very soon in order to be replaced by an unoriginal colonial-wannabee structure that looks like the architectural equivalent of clipart. Read more.