Ada Louise Huxtable Quotes

 

Nothing was more up-to-date when it was built, or is more obsolete today, than the railroad station.

— Ada Louise Huxtable

A disaster where marble has been substituted for imagination.

— Ada Louise Huxtable

An excellent job with a dubious undertaking, which is like saying it would be great if it wasn’t awful.

— Ada Louise Huxtable

The age of Lincoln and Jefferson memorials is over. It will be presidential libraries from now on.

— Ada Louise Huxtable

Summer is the time when one sheds one’s tensions with one’s clothes, and the right kind of day is jeweled balm for the battered spirit. A few of those days and you can become drunk with the belief that all’s right with the world.

— Ada Louise Huxtable

Washington is an endless series of mock palaces clearly built for clerks.

— Ada Louise Huxtable

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