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As Americans, We Go Forward

Louis Kahn was an American architect trained in the Beaux-Arts tradition, Franklin Delano Roosevelt an architect of the post-war world, and, to honor both men’s triumphs, Four Freedoms Park—a Kahn-designed memorial dedicated to the late president—stands today as a declaration of America’s optimistic spirit. The park sits on the southernmost tip of New York’s Roosevelt …