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The Times has a neat web-graphic feature on the new space-age TKTS complex in Duffy Square.My question is, I still don't get what the stairs are for! Is the line really going to wrap around...and up???
Actually, I think the point of the stairs is pretty clear. There aren't a lot of places to sit around there. It's for tourists to sit for a few minutes and look at all the lights. It's a typical postmodern move in architecture, because they will become an "audience" that the rest of us, walking down the sidewalk (suddenly construed as "performers") will gawk at, wondering, I suppose, who is performing for whom.
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