(Brooklyn Bridge Sketch by Lewis Mumford)

Lewis Mumford (1895-1990)

Philosopher, writer, architectural critic and urban planner

"Here was my city, immense, overpowering, flooded with energy and light... challenging me, beckoningme, demanding something of me that it would take more than a lifetime to give, but raising all my energies by its own vivid promise to a higher pitch." Sketches from Life p. 130.

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