“A stroll down this glorious arcade leads to the ticket office. Ceiling heights, reaching upwards of 28 feet, would alter a simple walk into a procession of some dignity. Structures such as the Michigan Central Station communicate a level of respect from architects and engineers to the general populace – something quite difficult to conceive of in an era of disposable buildings that instead tend to whisper, ‘do not linger – there is nothing here for you.’ “
De tiende verdieping is gereserveerd voor asbestliefhebbers.
(Via David Byrne)